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I’m trying to study for my Writing course and I need some help to understand this question.Summarize the following podcast featuring Mellody Hobson on diversity in the workplace.For Apple: (Links to an external site.)For Android: (Links to an external site.)A summary is a short explanation of the main ideas in a text. Learning to summarize is a very important skill. It takes a careful reading of a text to write a good summary, and writing a good summary will illustrate your level of comprehension of a text, or in this case podcast.When you write a summary, you are answering the question, “What was the article, or lecture, or story, or video really about?” Summaries vary in length depending upon the purpose of the summary and/or scope of the specific assignment given. A general summary differs from a detailed summary in that fewer supporting details are stated. DO:Report the overall topic right away
Begin with the name of the essay and the author
Write in present tense
Describe the main points covered in the text
Include supporting details as needed depending upon the length and depth of the summary desired
Mention any important conclusions drawn
Use reporting verbs (see list below) to show that these are the author’s ideas, not yours
DO NOT:include your own opinion about the text
include quotations from the original text
exceed half the length of the original text
The article…presents, reports on, deals with, focuses on, examines, covers, describes, addresses The author…states, claims, argues, criticizes, describes, concluded
Requirements: summary


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