Here are some tips for writing an effective precis for NABARD Grade A Descriptive English:
- Understand the passage: Read the passage carefully and make sure you understand the main idea and key points. Pay attention to the author’s tone and style, and identify the purpose of the passage.
- Identify the important information: Identify the important information in the passage, such as key arguments, examples, and evidence. This will help you focus on the most relevant information and avoid including unnecessary details.
- Use your own words: Use your own words to summarize the passage. Avoid using the author’s exact words, unless they are technical terms or phrases that cannot be paraphrased.
- Write in the third person and present tense: Write your precis in the third person and present tense. This will make your precis more objective and help you avoid adding your own opinions or interpretations.
- Use a clear and concise language: Use a clear and concise language to convey the main idea and key points. Avoid using complex vocabulary or convoluted sentences.
- Keep it short: Keep your precis short and within the word limit specified. A good rule of thumb is to aim for one-third to one-fourth of the original length of the passage.
- Revise and edit your precis: After you finish writing, revise and edit your precis. Check for spelling and grammar errors, and make sure your precis accurately reflects the main idea and key points of the passage.
- Practice, practice, practice: Finally, practice writing precis regularly to improve your skills. You can find sample passages online or create your own topics to practice summarizing.