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any given passage/paragraph is simple. Normally this question comes in question
two where a candidate is tested how knowledge is in reading skills and recall
from what he/she has read. When summarizing any passage/paragraph the candidate
has to adhere to the following key points.
- Students should read the given passage and note
the main ideas housed under the passage.
- He/she must summarize the passage/paragraph using
his/her own language/words.
- The summary must consists important or main ideas
only concerning the passage.
- No detail copying of the passage, is strictly
prohibited in summary writing
- The summary must around the number of the given
cement more competence in this arena. Kindly learn the following examples
Read and summarize the following
passage in about 40 words.
8: 30 this morning, a body of a man was found. Someone had murdered him. A
small knife was found near the body. The murderer had probably used that knife.
The police doctor said the man had died about eight hours before. The murder
had probably happened between midnight and one o’clock.
police questioned three men but didn’t tell them about the murder. The first
man said he had been at home for the whole evening. He had watched television
and gone to bed early. The second man told the police that he had spent the
evening with some friends. They had been to the cinema together. He got home at
about eleven o’clock. The third man said he didn’t know anything about the
murder. He said to the police, “I don’t know Mr. Kipingo. I have never owned a
knife. I was a sleep at midnight. I didn’t murder Mr. Kipingo” The policeman
arrested him and he was charged for the murder of Mr. Kipingo.
A man was found
dead at 8: 30 this morning with a small knife near him. A post mortem confirmed
he died around midnight. After questioning three suspects, the police arrested
the third because he denied knowing, murdering Mr. Kipingo or ever owning a