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I heard my English teacher said, in a paragraph, English usually put the sentence that is a summarization of the whole paragraph at the begenning of the paragraph, instead of at the end, is this correct?

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Sort of, yes. This would be called a topic sentence and it alerts the person to what the paragraph will be about. It is not exactly a summary, though, as it doesn't tend to reveal the points of the paragraph. It simply states the topic or theme of a paragraph.

    If someone if only writing a paragraph, they may add a summary at the end. But if the paragraph is part of a larger work, then the summary will probably be left off until the very end of the work when the whole work might be summarized in the conclusion.

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