Why is commentary used?

Purpose: The purpose of commentary is not simply to report things but to give readers a way to make sense of them. A commentary will help you write critically about a topic and will help you analyze this topic within a larger societal context.

What are the two types of commentary?

Commentary is a dialogue with the reader on paper. There are two types of commentary (directive and facilitative) as well as many ways to approach writing commentary.

How important is the commentary for the tour guide?

The tour commentary is the tour guides primary tool of trade. Excellent tour guides pay attention to how they delivery their commentary on every tour by striving for continuous improvement. The slide explores some of the ways a tour guide can use his or her tour commentary to achieve excellence in guiding.

How do you teach commentaries?

Writing Commentary

What other terms are used to describe a commentary in tour guiding?

  • Tour Commentary. Also known as “guides speak” , refers to what tour guides say in front of the guests when describing an attraction.
  • GIS. Guests, Itinerary, and Sources of Information.
  • JOE. Jot it down and Execute.
  • Types of Commentary.
  • Required.
  • Informative.
  • Requested.
  • Optional.

How do you write a commentary for history?

  1. Identify and summarise the source.
  2. Consider the particular type of source.
  3. Put your source in context.
  4. Consider the limitations of the source.
  5. Answer the question: How useful is this source to historians?

How many types of commentaries are there?

In general, there are four types of Bible commentaries, each useful for the intended purpose to aid in the study of Scripture.

What is a critical commentary Bible?

Initially started over one hundred years ago, the International Critical Commentary series has been a highly regarded academic-level commentary on the Bible. It aims to marshall all available aids to exegesis: linguistic, textual, archaeological, historical, literary and theological.

What does your commentary help to prove further?

Commentary (Connections): This information explains to the reader why and how the quotes and paraphrases that were used helps prove the claim to be true. An Example: This first Link contains an example reading passage, writing prompt, and the first two paragraphs of an example essay response.

What is a commentary sentence?

Commentary Notes. Writing commentary means giving your opinion, interpretation, insight, analysis, explication, personal reaction, evaluation or reflection about a concrete detail in an essay. You are “commenting on” a point you have made. Writing commentary is higher level thinking.

How do you answer a commentary question?

  1. The marks awarded.
  2. The type of question (explain, comment, discuss)
  3. Any hint to a certain concept that can be included.

How do you write a conclusion for a commentary?

While there is an element of truth in this, just to repeat the things you have already said seems rather pointless and repetitive. Try to think of your conclusion as a means to address some of the following: In summary, what is the most important thing your commentary has attempted to say?

How do I choose a good commentary?

Choosing the Best Bible Commentary

How do you study the Bible exegesis?

Tutorial on HOW to study the Bible Exegetically!


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