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Precis Writing

Sep 6, 2022

Steps to write a precis: 

  1. Identify key points 
  2. Make notes using key points 
  3. Write the first draft 
  4. Prepare the final precis 

Things to remember while writing a precis are: 

  1. Only the absolutely essential information is included. 
  2. The length of a precis is ideally about one-fifth to one-sixth of the original text. 
  3. The language is simple and precise. 
  4. No unnecessary information is included in the precis. 
  5. Keep the information accurate and coherent. 


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