Country Report (Pro)

Sentence Pattern for Conclusion

It's time to learn another sentence pattern:

Think of three things that you love about a holiday (such as Christmas). Each "thing" should consist of an adjective-noun combination (or possibly a noun and a prepositional phrase). For example:

Now study the following sentence pattern. It's an "advanced" pattern, but it's very useful.

__________, __________, and __________—these are but a few of the things that _____________________.

By filling in the blanks, we can write a sentence something like this:

There are many variations to this pattern. Here are some more examples:

Heads Up!

Don't forget this sentence pattern! You're going to use it in the conclusion of your essay.

Instructions for the Quiz