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1 WRITING FOR ENG-205 WEEK 10- CAUSE EFFECT ESSAY CANKAYA UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF BASIC AND ELECTIVE COURSES -ENGLISH UNIT-

2 CAUSE EFFECT ESSAY In cause effect essays you explain the causes and effects of someting. You need to identify and differentiate between the reasons and results so that you can write a good cause effect essay.

3 CAUSE EFFECT ESSAY Practice 1: Identifiying Causes and Effects p.58 For each topic write C if the item is cause, E if it is an effect, and CE if it is both

4 Practice 1: p.58 1 miscommunication --- causes(C) : speaking a different language, not hearing, not paying attention Effects(E): losing job, feeling embarrassed Neither (X): sending an e mail 2. fast communication--- causes(C): carrying cell phone, using e- mail, text messaging Both Cause and effect(CE): being connected all the time Effect(E): feeling pressured Neither(X): hating being alone 3. learning another language: causes(C): falling in love Both Cause and effect(CE):reading books, communicating with foreigners, conducting business, finding a job, travelling

5 PRACTICE 2, P. 58 Determine causes and effects in the situations and decide whether the relationship is valid (reasonable)

6 ANSWERS causeeffectrelationship 1 enough sunlight and water growingvalid 2Living in japanLearning Japanesevalid 3Exam’s difficultyFalingValid 4Major stole money No money for language classes Not valid 5 Icelandic lang. Hasn’t changed much Children can read ancient text Valid 6Both her parents speak Russian Nadia speaks Russian Not Valid

7 RELATING EFFECTS TO CAUSES Find the irrelevant cause(sentence). Bus strikes can disrupt the lives of residents in a city. When buses are on strike, many people are forced to find alternative means of transportation. Some may take taxis. However during a strike it is often difficult to get a taxi. Other riders may create car pools to deal with inconvenience. Another effect is that public effect is that public transportation can be very expensive. The worst effect is when workers cannot get to lose their jobs and lose much needed income.

8 RELATING EFFECTS TO CAUSES Find the irrelevant cause(sentence). Bus strikes can disrupt the lives of residents in a city. When buses are on strike, many people are forced to find alternative means of transportation. Some may take taxis. However during a strike it is often difficult to get a taxi. Other riders may create car pools to deal with inconvenience. Another effect is that public effect is that public transportation can be very expensive. The worst effect is when workers cannot get to lose their jobs and lose much needed income.

9 IDENTIFYING RELATED EVENTS P c 3. a 4. c 5. a

10 CAUSE CONNECTORS Because/since the traffic was heavy, we were late Dependent clause independent clause for the class. We were late for the class because/since the traffic was heavy.

11 CAUSE CONNECTORS Due to Because of+ Noun phrase, sentence As a result of Due to heavy traffic, we were late for class.

12 EXERCISES 4 & 5 P People are living longer since they are Because orchestras are trying to attract a younger audience, reduced rates more and more individuals are practicing yoga, since research.... Exercise 5: p as a result of high pollen count, my allergies are because of the excellence of my work/ my excellent work, I received due to the destructive fire, the building....

13 EFFECT CONNECTORS therefore Cause + ; as a result + effect consequently I studied all weekend for the test; as a result I got an AA.

14 EXERCISE 6: P The fire caused major damage to the school auditorium. Consequently, we will The Great Depression was devastating; as a result, many farmers airlines have cut back services; as a result, flights no longer the reviews were great; therefore, the theatre.....

15 PRACTICE 8: P Playing sports after school is good for children. Consequently, it promotes a sense of teamwork. Playing sports after school promotes a sense of teamwork, so it is good for children. Due to its promoting a sense of teamwork, playing sports after school is good for children. 2. Teenagers sometimes lie to their parents. As a result of this, they don’t want to be punished. As teenagers sometimes lie to their parents, they don’t want to be punished. Teenagers don’t want to be punished because of lying to their parents. 3. Since the decision to have a baby is very important, it should be given a lot of thought. Due to the importance of the decision to have a baby, it should be given a lot of thought. The decision to have a baby is very important, so it should be given a lot of thought.


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