Advice 1: How to write a review in English

When learning foreign languages uses different genres of writing, the students could create a variety of written texts. For example, a teacher can give you the task to write the review in English on the topic read the book or seen the movie. In this case, you will need to not only Express their thoughts in proper English, it should follow the format given to you in writing. How do you do it?
How to write a review in English
You will need
  • Russian - English dictionary;
  • - grammar reference in the English language.
Instruction
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Examine the product, on which you should write a review. If it's a book or a movie in English, understand the subtleties of the content, using the dictionary to translate unfamiliar words.
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Start writing a review. Like the English text should be clearly structured. Also note that when writing text to be used written language. It differs from the oral, for example, the abbreviations of words and phrases. For example, if a speech uses an expression I don't, in writing it must be used in the form I do not.
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First make the main part of the text. For better reading and structuring of arguments use expressions firstly (first), in the first part (the first part), then (then), secondly (second), lastly, finally (finally), to conclude (finally). If you doubt your knowledge of the syntax, write simple and short expressions. Do not repeat many times in a paragraph the same word, use the synonyms. They can be found in the Russian-English and all-English dictionaries. One of the best editions of the Oxford dictionary, which gives not only a description of the meaning of the word and its synonyms but also word combinations with them.
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Write an introduction. It must be issued after the completion of the main part, to reflect its essence. Define the object and subject of the narrative. Also in the introduction you should give brief outline of your main body of text. This will help readers to navigate what will be the text and the questions in it will be affected.
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At the end, dedicate some time to the conclusion. As a conclusion you can use these phrases: What I have tried to show... (I tried to show...) , So it can be seen that... ( so you can see that...). Conclusions should be clear and concise.
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After writing re-read the text carefully. To correct typing errors, use the automatic spell checker if you are working on the computer.

Advice 2: How to write film reviews

Review as one of the genres of art criticism and journalism should reflect not only the views of its author on the work. Own point of view can be called opinion. A review of a movie write is much simpler than a review. But personal opinion, the review should be a short film, evaluation of the work of all the filmmakers (from Director and actors to the composer and costume designer), as well as some recommendations for viewing. What steps should it take to write an objective, interesting and witty review?
Be sure to arm yourself with a Notepad to make notes during the film
Instruction
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Before writing reviews it is desirable to collect information about the film. You can do this before or after viewing. You need to know the name of the film, its Director, main actors, genre film, its story, place and time of the events in the film.
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While watching movies it is desirable to arm a notebook and pen or pencil to make the necessary notes. It can be memorable dialogues, the emergence of a significant character, strange situation. These records then help to brush up on some at first seemingly insignificant moments. You can also capture members who sometimes make films. You need to be attentive and to notice the smallest details: make-up, sound enhancement, computer graphics, etc.
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During the viewing or after it is desirable to assess the work of all filmmakers. Start with the Director: what I wanted to convey and how he did it, and what devices they used, how the title matches the story, etc. and Then rate the writer: realistic dialogues, original if the plot, etc., as well as the actors coped with the embodiment of the ideas of the Director, accustomed in the role, etc. don't forget the cameraman, editor, lighting guy: how sharp and clear the picture on the screen (however this is better to talk only versed in these matters to people), and costume designer, decorator, composer and sound engineer.
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You can then make sketches of the review, a kind of draft. This can be done by hand or on the computer. You should try to be objective, and to warn readers if a review will contain spoilers.
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Editing and giving a review in a readable form, first it is better to give General information about the movie, but not in reference form, and exciting, interesting and at the same time informative. You can briefly describe the plot without revealing major cards to make a kind of announcement. This section should not be more than one paragraph.
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After the description of the film should proceed directly to the review, i.e. total viewing experience, thoughts that have emerged after the viewing, comments and ratings. And if the story, visuals or the game some actor reviewer did not like, it is important not just to demonstrate your opinion, but to adduce facts supporting the position. Objectivity is the main quality that should be in the review. When clear from the start that the film will not like it, it is better not to watch. It is also better to exclude from the list of reviewed movies those who rent the unloved, the Directors and which are unloved actors.
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To finish a review of possible conclusions or recommendations for viewing. The conclusion must be succinct, short and clear. An example of this output can serve as a phrase: "it is a Pity that the great cast and an experienced Director are unable to the end to show all the drama of this story".
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Before you show your review to the world, be sure to check it for grammar, punctuation and logical errors. Be a shame if competent and objective review is characterized only by the number of errors in it.
Note
While writing reviews, it is not necessary to use a special "cinematic" phrases and jargon, even if they exist in the vocabulary. Let the review be simple, understandable and accessible to every potential viewer of the film.
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