SSCSSC Seen; Identifying Structures of a Problem Solving Text Identifying Structures of a Problem Solving Text

Read the text given in Activity 5.3.2 again and identify different steps of the structure of this problem-solving text in pairs/groups. Then, list your responses in the following grid. Later, share your responses with the whole class. One is done for you.


Paragraph of the Text Step of the Structure Description of the steps in the text
Paragraph One Introduction a. Paraphrase the problem: “The challenges of conversation confidence”

b. Convince the reader to care about the problem by saying that conversations are an integral part of daily life and occur in various settings. He asserts that strong communication skills are essential for building relationships, both personal and professional. By using these elements, the writer makes the reader more likely to care about the problem.

Paragraph Two (cause)  Main body paragraphs (Cause) The causes described in this paragraph are fear of public speaking, fear of being judge or criticized, and having preconceived notions, biases, or judgments.
Paragraph Three (Cause) Main body paragraphs (Cause) The causes described in this paragraph are struggling with non-verbal cues, failure to consider or understand different viewpoints, a lack of empathy, dominating others’ conversations, and disregarding others’ point of view.
Paragraph Four (Cause) Main body paragraphs (Cause) The cause described in this paragraph are limited vocabulary, struggling with grammar rules and pronunciation difficulties, a lack of fluency, and a fear of making mistakes.
Paragraph Five (Cause) Main body paragraphs (Cause) The causes describes in this paragraph are difference in accent, speed, colloquial expressions, or cultural-differences, as well as limited exposure to authentic conversations.
Paragraph Six (Solutions) Main body (Solutions) The solutions described in this paragraph are: learning about current and relevant news, focusing on vocabulary building, extensive
Paragraph Seven (Solution) Main body (Solutions) The solutions describes in this paragraph are: imitating real-life scenarios, exchanging dialogues with peers: exposing oneself to authentic audio materials: exposure to native speakers and cultural contexts; and adopting a positive mindset.
Paragraph Eight (Solutions) Main body (Solutions) The solutions described in this paragraph are: joining clubs, participating in language contests, delivering short presentations, celebrating small achievements, and maintaining a positive mindset
Paragraph Nine Summaries the key points The Key points described in this paragraph are that students have numerous options to overcome the challenge of avoiding conversations and enhance their confidence in communication. Working through these solutions not only improves conversations skills but also strengthens relationships. Teachers and students can work together to create an environment that fosters the development of conversational confidence by addressing problems and implementing practical solutions.