ENG 071 Syllabus
Time Order
Time Order
Emphatic Order
Time and Emphatic order
Final exam topics
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There are three ways to organize your paragraphs. 
There is Time order, Emphatic order or
a combination of the two.
  Below are sentences that need to be
re-organized into Time order.

1.  Trying to eat in the cafeteria is an unpleasant experience. 

2.  You have a class in a few minutes, and so you run in to grab something to eat quickly. 

3.  Unfortunately, there is a line in the cafeteria. 

4.  By the time it is your turn, the few things that are almost good are gone.

5.  The hoagies, coconut-custard pie, and iced tea have all disappeared. 

6.  So you reluctantly select a gluelike tuna-fish sandwich, a crushed

apple pie, and watery, lukewarm coffee.  

7.  You hold your tray and look for a place to sit down. 

8.  There does not seem to be a free table anywhere.   

9.  Suddenly you spot a free table in the center.

10.  The table is right near the garbage pail.

11.  Flies are flitting into and out of the pail. 

12.  You sit at the edge of the table, away from the garbage pail,

and gulp down your meal. 

13.  With a last swallow of the lukewarm coffee, you get up

and leave the cafeteria as rapidly as possible.

You may cut and paste these sentences into a word file and then cut and paste them one by one into the correct order--just be sure to keep the numbers with the sentences.