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A method by which the meaning of unknown words may be obtained by examining the parts of a sentence surrounding the word for definition/ exclamation clues, restatement/ synonym clues, contrast/ antonym clues, and inference/ general context clues. Are hints that an author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word. The clue may appear within the same sentence as the word to which it refers, or it may follow in a preceding sentence. Because most of one’s vocabulary is gained through reading, it is important that you able to recognize and take advantage of context clues.PowerPoint Presentation: Importance of context clues : Help you to save time when reading. Increase your word power simply through thoughtful reading. Help expand your vocabulary.PowerPoint Presentation: Types of C ontext Clues: Summary Context Clues Sometimes you encounter an unknown word but you can reason out the meaning because the context supplies you with a summary: that is, the author gives you several pieces of information in words you do understand. You can tell from the context that the unfamiliar word summarizes or ties together those statements. The word that is being explained, the unknown word, may come either before or after the information it summarizes. Example : Marry was a comely girl. She had short, curly hair and big brown eyes. She was tall, slim, and had perfect posture.PowerPoint Presentation: Definition Context clues A definition clue is similar to a restatement clue. Definition clues may be signaled by commas or dashes and words or phrases such as or , that is , and in other words. In the following sentence, the comma and the word or signal the definition of props. Examples : Jesus himself, live celibate life. He did not get married nor lived with a woman. In the race you have to sprint , that is , run as fast as you can.PowerPoint Presentation: Example Context Clues A specimen or instance that is typical of the group or set of which it forms part. Examples : Mollusks , such as clams and snails, are used as food.PowerPoint Presentation: Inference Context Clue Sufficient clues might be available for the careful reader to make an educated guess at the meaning. Examples : She told her friend, “I’m through with blind dates forever. What a dull evening! I was bored every minute. The conversation was absolutely vapid. “ Vapid ” means “ uninteresting ”.PowerPoint Presentation: Synonym or Repeat Context clues Is the sense relation that exist between the words with closely meaning. Examples : The perambulator , or baby carriage, was left beside the door.PowerPoint Presentation: Antonym or Contrast Context Clues Is the sense relation that exist between the words which are opposite meaning. Examples : Laughter reduces stress hormones but boost immune energy. Lynne will be asking for words that will bolster her sagging self-worth and she will be told of her skills and abilities that are important for her.PowerPoint Presentation: Picture Context Clues Where illustration helps with the identification of words. Example : The man had an exultant feeling because of his achievement.PowerPoint Presentation: Punctuation Context Clues Readers can also use clues of punctuation and type style to infer meaning, such as quotations , marks , dashes , parenthesis or brackets and italics. Examples : Tom’s father was a haberdasher, or men’s shop keeper, in the mall. T om’s father was a “haberdasher”. He had a clothing store for men.PowerPoint Presentation: Readers think about the rest of the sentence to understand the unknown word. Examples : An exoskeleton acts like a suit of armor to protect the spider. The sun rises at the west every night. Logic Context CluesPowerPoint Presentation: Experience Context Clues People have two kinds of experiences. Some are direct experiences . Those events they are part of. The other kinds of experiences are indirect experienced through reading, watching television, or going to the movies. These are all learning experiences that provide clues to a word meaning. Examples : When my pineapple blooms, it develops a colorful inflorescence , which loses its flowers and turns into a fruit.PowerPoint Presentation: So quickly that he did not always, even in translating, stop to consider the precise significance of every word. Examples : Shift workers who may find nocturnal work physically exhausting are hospital staff, hotel personnel, fast foods convenient stores, support groups, gasoline and other services station’s attendants. Scarcity in job employment opportunities is driving a woman a way from our shores. To get along with the family’s basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing, and education have become coercive choice for most Filipino contract workers. General Sense of the S entence PassagePowerPoint Presentation: Readers use there knowledge of root words and affixes to figure out the unknown word. Examples : People who are terrified of spiders have arachnophobia . People who are terrified of heights have acrophobia . Root word and Affixes Context CluesPowerPoint Presentation: Cause and Effect Context clues The author explains the reason for or the result of the word. Words like “ because ,” “ since ,” “ therefore ,” “ thus ,” “ so ,” etc. may signal clues. Examples : She wanted to impress all her dinner guests with the food she served, so she carefully studied the necessary culinary arts. “ Culinary ” means “ food preparation ”.Its time for you to apply what you’ve learned.: Its time for you to apply what you’ve learned. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.