A sentence that expresses the main idea of the paragraph in which it occurs.
Oraciones de ejemplo
- We were to underline the thesis in the first paragraph and put brackets around the topic sentence of each body paragraph.
- This logical pattern is deductive and is typically opened by a topic sentence in each paragraph (which are used to separate ideas), followed by supporting statements, helping to develop the main idea and to present related sub-topics.
- Even when I write a scene for a novel, I sometimes subconsciously begin a paragraph with a topic sentence - a perfect metaphor for science, but nearly fatal for art.
For editors and proofreaders
Saltos de línea: topic sen|tence
Definición de topic sentence en:
¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?
Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.
Muy popular en Reino Unido
Muy popular en Australia
= de moda