Precis Writing: A Précis is a brief summary. It is the main theme of a passage expressed in few words. A good précis wirtting contains clarity, sequence, conciseness and main theme of the passage. Moreover, examples, figure of speeches, repetitions, unnecessary expansions must be excluded from the main passage. Though no specific rules can be laid down for the length of the précis because of different writing styles yet in general a good précis is regarded one third of the number of words in the original passage. Apart from that most of the times, a suitable title is to be jotted down in the précis writing.
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