Functional Skills English Picking Out the Main Point

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You need to read all of a text to find the main point

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 7

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You should move your eyes quickly over the text, looking for key words.

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  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 7

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Keywords are the most important words in the text

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  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 7

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Don't underline key words in the text

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  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 7

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Paragraphs are groups of sentences and the main point of a text is often in the first paragraph.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 7

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In which sentence is the most important point in the following text?

Hi Jonathon,

I'd like to go the theatre for my birthday next Wednesday.
I was wondering if you wanted to come too?

The play I want to see is called 'Men and Boys'. It's a drama set in World War Two. The tickets are £20 each. I can buy them for us.

Select one of the following:

  • The first sentence is the most important point.

  • The second sentence is the most important point.

  • The third sentence is the most important point.

  • The fourth sentence is the most important point.

  • The fifth sentence is the most important point.

  • The sixth sentence is the most important point.

Question 7 of 7

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What are the key words in this text?

Not much is known about the history of Stonehenge. Nobody knows when it was built, but most historians think it must have been between 3000 and 2000 BC.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Not much is known

  • history of Stonehenge

  • Nobody knows when

  • it was built

  • but most historians

  • think it must have been

  • 3000 and 2000 BC

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Functional Skills English Picking Out the Main Point

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The main point of a text is what it is about and the most important point usually comes first

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