What are five main areas that you should evaluate when revising your essay?

What are five main areas that you should evaluate when revising your essay?

Revision step 1. Find your focus

  • What action do I expect a reader to take?
  • What’s the most compelling reason why my reader would take this action?
  • Why does this article matter to me?
  • What surprises me most in this draft?
  • What do I find most fascinating in this piece of content?
  • How does my reader benefit from this?

When revising your first draft you should start by checking?

Check the organization: Does your paper follow a pattern that makes sense? Do the transitions move your readers smoothly from one point to the next? Do the topic sentences of each paragraph appropriately introduce what that paragraph is about? Would your paper work better if you moved some things around?

When revising a draft what should you do if you find details in a paragraph that do not support its topic sentence?

When revising a draft, what should you do if you find details in a paragraph that do not support its topic sentence? leave the details as they appear and add more details. revise the details to relate to the topic sentence. leave the details as they appear.

Who or whom should I contact?

It should be “Whom should I contact?” Whom replaces the object of the sentence. The answer to the question would be “I should contact him.” Not “I should contact he.” That’s the easiest way to be sure of whether to use who or whom. If it can be replaced with he, use who.

Is it who or whom am I speaking to?

Rule: Use whom when you could replace it with him. Example: To who/whom am I speaking? Let’s turn the question into a sentence to make it easier: I am speaking to who/whom. We would say, “I am speaking to him.” Therefore, whom is correct.

When we use How come?

We use HOW COME when we want to ask WHY something happened. It is used in informal questions.

Why come or how come?

The phrase “how come” is short for an older phrase “how come you by this notion?”; synonymous with “how do you arrive at this conclusion?”. All of this can and has been shortened to “how come”, which generally means “what is the reason”, which in turn is synonymous with “why”.

How come I know meaning?

Now, back to your question. How come is another way to say For what reason why or Why is it. Considering that, your first sentence would mean: What is the reason why I know what you study?

Is how come proper?

Originally Answered: Is “how come” proper English? It is perfectly correct. However, it is very informal. You would not use it in a business letter, and would probably only ever use it in written English at all if you were reporting dialogue or other speech.

Is how come rude?

How come is not used in formal writing or speech; it is distinctly casual. I don’t understand how that can be. Please be good enough to provide an explanation. It is colloquial, and in some circumstances it might sound rude.

Why do we say how come instead of why?

Americans started using the phrase “how come” in the mid-1800s. It comes from older phrases such as “how comes it that…?” Although the word “how” has had a sense of “why” in its meaning for hundreds of years, “how come” is still considered to be more informal than “why.”

Is it correct to say how comes?

Bernhard Sulzer: how come is a standard phrase but it is not necessarily always acceptable English (more a colloquialism); how comes – if it’s not short for how comes it – is definitely slang and grammatically wrong. / Thanks! 😉

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