We can define the summary as a text with short length variability whose purpose is to synthesize certain information, making it easier to understand. One of the main characteristics of this is to compress certain information.
Examples of a summary
We find different types of summary that can be used even in presentations, among other things. The main idea of all summaries is to offer a somewhat brief, but well explained concept on a specific topic.
- Book summary: This type of summary is based on explaining the main concepts of a book, also briefly explaining the author’s point of view and his motives. This helps to make it easier for people to study the subject in detail. Today this type of summary is the most used for the study of millions of students, all over the world.
- Executive summary: It focuses on the presentation of a working model, this can be to explain reasons for growth, plans, as well as loans that allow payment terms to be discussed, among other things.
- Press summary: We relate it directly to news, since it is about accumulating all the news of a day explaining them as short as possible, but without ceasing to show the main reasons for the events.