Thursday, May 28, 2015

How to make an Inference

Inference: GEEK GIRL

"geek/gi:k/h noun informal, chiefly N.Amer
1 an unfashionable or socially inept person.
2 an obsessive enthusiast.
3 a person who feels the need to look up the word 'geek' in the dictionary.
DERIVATIVES geeky adjective.
ORIGIN from the related English dialect work
geck 'fool' ."

Inference made: why do you think the Author put this at start of the text?

To give us a clue about who the main character might be.

Inference strategy. 

Text Clues.

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