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UNIT 2 — Lesson 2A — Comprehension Questions
Determining and Ordering Information

 
 

Answer the following questions to learn more about determining and ordering information in process paragraphs. Click on the correct answer and read the explanation.

 
 
1.

Which sentence is true?

  a When you write your paragraph, first you must think about your audience and how much information it needs to know.
  b When you write your paragraph, first you must think about how long the paragraph will be.
     
2.

Which sentence is true?

  a When the audience has little knowledge about a topic, the writer has to give less information.
  b When the audience has little knowledge about a topic, the writer has to give more information.
     
3. Complete the sentence. In a process paragraph you should write the steps in __________.
  a chronological order
  b order of importance
     
4. Indicate which of these instructions for making an international phone call would come first in a process paragraph.
  a Dial the country code.
  b Dial the international access code.
  c Dial the city code.
  d Dial the local telephone number.
     
5. Do you always need to include every step when explaining a process?
  a Yes
  b No