FCE Writing a Story (Structure)

Match the paragraphs on the left with the descriptions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • First Paragraph
  • Second Paragraph
  • Third Paragraph
  • Fourth Paragraph
  • Fifth Paragraph
  • Before the main events. Describe incidents leading up to the main event and the event itself in detail.
  • End the story. Refer to moods, consequences, people's reactions, feelings and comments.
  • Every good story has a title so yours should have one as well. A story's title needs to be short, compelling, memorable, and appropriate.
  • The main events. Describe the main events, people involved, give more details, etc. and develop your story.
  • Set the scene (who - where - when - what) in an interesting way to catch the reader's attention and make them want to read the story.