EXERCISE : Organizing your ideas
The order of your ideas in a text can create different effects.
a feeling of anticipation
If you arrange a series of facts or ideas
from the least important to the most important one,
you make the reader be more interested
in the text.
Read the following sentences. What is the best order to achieve anticipation?
(1)"We can increase our advertising budget and hope for a proportionate increase in sales."
(2)"We can be prepared to step up production when the increase in sales makes it necessary."
(3)"We can conduct sales contests in the field."
(4)"We can do a number of things that will help us achieve our goal."
(5)"In the past, such contests have been quite successful."
(6)"But most important, we can do everything in our power to make sure we that we are producing the best equipment on the market."
Write the order you consider best for this text.
A N S W E R
4 - 3 - 5 - 1 - 2 - 6
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