Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.



Learn about inference.

joseph sedita

on 2 August 2010

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Inference

Inference What does it mean to infer something? to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or evidence: "They inferred his displeasure from his cool tone of voice." Read "between the lines." Draw a conclusion. X Y To infer: Have a reason for your choice. Defend your choice with information in the passage. Look beyond what you observe. Learn to see what's important. See the "big picture." What is "context"? Surroundings! Whether or not something is appropriate... Whether or not something makes sense... Bobby jumped up and down, repeatedly screaming, "Happy birthday!" If he's at a birthday party... But if he's at a funeral... The girl paced back and forth. She kept looking at her watch impatiently. Context! "She said she was happy to go to the party but didn't seem concerned when it was cancelled. Reading between the lines, I don't think she wanted to go in the first place."
Full transcript