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Process Analysis Example

By | July 2011
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Process Analysis
 
A. A process paragraph examines the steps involved in an action or sequence of actions.  The most common sort of process analysis is the recipe. It uses transition words such as first, second, next, and then.  

            Example 1:
To cook Pininyahang Manok with cheese, first marinate 700g chopped chicken in 6 cloves of garlic, pineapple syrup, salt, and 1 tsp sugar for an hour. Then, drain and set aside marinade. Saute 12 cloves crushed garlic, 3 pcs of medium-sized sliced onions, and chicken. Next, pour marinade and bring to boil. Add 1 can tomato sauce, 180g cubed Kraft Eden Cheese, and simmer until chicken is tender. Add 1 can pineapple tidbits, hotdog and 2 pcs green or red bell pepper. Cover and simmer. Pour 1 small can evaporated milk. Finally, top with Kraft Eden Cheese strips and serve.  

It also uses the pattern of the instructions – do this, then that, then the other thing.  
            Example 2:
Changing the oil and oil filter in your car is quite a simple process. First, go to an auto parts store or a discount store to buy the oil and oil filter specified for your car. At the same time, buy an oil filter wrench, the only specified tool necessary for this job. Don’t buy these items at your gas station; prices are lower at the other stores. In addition, you will need an adjustable wrench and a pail or bucket low enough to fit under the car to catch the old oil as it drains from the crankcase. Don’t lift the car on a bumper jack. Now crawl under the car and locate the drain plug for the crankcase. From the front of the car the first thing you see underneath will be the radiator – the thing with the large hose running from the bottom. That hose runs to the engine, the next piece of equipment as you work your way back. On the bottom surface is the drain plug, usually square with a few threads visible where it screws into the oil pan. Place the pail or bucket beneath this plug. Fit the wrench to the plug by adjusting its...

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