Latihan menyusun paragrap berbahasa Inggris: Time Sequence (1)
Salah satu cara membentuk sebuah paragraf dalam bahasa Inggris yaitu menampilkan ide-ide dan fakta-fakta secara kronologis/berturut-turut atau sesuai urutan waktu (time sequence) akan terjadinya suatu peristiwa atau kejadian. Kata-kata yang bisa kita gunakan yaitu: the first, the second, then, afterwards, after that dan lain-lain.
Perhatikan contoh beberapa paragraf di bawah ini yang dikembangkan sesuai dengan urutan waktu.
Ahkam was born in a small town in southeast Sulawesi. He lived there until the age of seventeen. Then he moved to a larger city. He has been studying at a university for two years. He always spends a lot of time to study hard. He is going to graduate from the university two years later. He has a dream going abroad to continue his college. After finishing his study abroad and of course has enough skill, he will be back to his own country and dedicate to his former university as a lecturer. Afterwards, he will go to his hometown to make education there better.
2. An Ordinary Day