Муниципальное бюджетное общеобразовательное учреждение города Керчи Республики Крым "Специализированная школа № 1 имени Володи Дубинина"

 







Speaking About the Story

 

Speaking About the Story

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  1. At the beginning of the story (in the beginning) the author describes (in the beginning) the author describes (depicts, dwells on, touches upon, explains, introduces, mentions, recalls, characterizes, analyses, comments on, enumerates, points out, generalizes, criticizes, makes a few critical remarks on, reveals, exposes, accuses, blames, condemns, mocks at, ridicules, praises, sings the praises of, sympathizes with, gives a summary of, gives his (an) account of, makes an excursus into, digresses from the subject to describe the scenery, to enumerate, etc.
  2. The story (the author) begins with a (the) description of (the introduction of, the mention of, the analysis of, a (the) comment on, a review of, an account of, (his) opinion of; (his) recollections of, the enumeration of, the criticism of, some (a few) critical remarks about (of, concerning, etc.), the accusation of, the exposure of, the (his) praises of, the ridicule of, the generalization of, an excursus into.
  3. The story opens with…
  4. The scene is laid in…
  5. The opening scene shows (reveals)…
  6. We first see (meet) him (her) as a…
  1. Then (after that, further, further on, next), the author passes on to (goes on from … to; goes on to say that …; gives a detailed (thorough) analysis (description, etc.) of…, digresses from the subject, etc.
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  1. In conclusion the author …
  2. The author concludes with…
  3. The story ends with…
  4. To finish with the author describes…
  5. At the end of the story the author draws the conclusion that… (comes to the conclusion that…)
  6. At the end of the story the author sums it all up (by saying…)
  7. The concluding words are…