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Writing an Interesting but Concise Online Ad

March 21, 2011

After completing our sentence-building assignment in class, I thought it would be interesting to practice writing concisely. Therefore, you’re assignment this week is to write an ad to sell one of your possessions online. Choose something you own and write only three or four sentences describing it in the most interesting and marketable way. Vocabulary choices are key. You may want to go online to read some examples for tips. Also, remember to include a catchy title to attract attention. Feel free to comment on other students’ posts, too. I chose one of my old golf clubs and wrote a three-sentence example as follows:

Hit it Longer and Straighter with a Ping 2 Driver

This five-year-old stiff-shafted driver is in great condition for its age with only a few small scratches on its bottom plate and a slight scratch on its face. Its well-engineered, aerodynamic black head and light, low-torque green shaft make it forgiving and easy to use, both for experienced golfers and beginners. Even in its excellent condition, including a new blue and white rubber grip, I am asking only the small sum of 150,000 won, or best offer, for this partner-beating ball bomber.

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  1. Sunny permalink
    March 22, 2011 5:43 pm

    This mini-skirt with vivid color will bring you freshness and make you a beauty in this spring!

    Do you want to have clothes for coming spring? Here is a wonderful red mini-skirt for you. Because I have only twice worn it, this skirt is in a good condition. You must be surprised to see such a colorful, silky skirt. Its length is 45 centimeters, which can make your legs seem to be very long and slim. The higher high heels you have is, the better the effect on you has. In addition, I’m about to sell only for 19,900 won, a sum not exceeding 20,000 won. This price is nothing compared to that of other kinds of skirt. If you want to, I can also adjust the price.

  2. Gabriel permalink
    March 22, 2011 6:54 pm

    Original imported Leader neweras in wholesale price!!

    The most wanted newera cap ever, from all over the world is fianlly going to be available in Korea and now is the only chance to get the Leader neweras on WHOLESALE price!!

    As an opening show, Korea’s most famous Hiphop group Bigbang would be wearing Leader
    newera caps and present the hottest newera to you!

    There are up to 30 kinds of designs and 4 different sizes for you to choose and they are only
    20,900won each! (After the launching the price will be at original price 65,000won)

    So don’t lose your first and a last chance to get Leader neweras in this unbelievable price!
    Thank you !

  3. Olivia permalink
    March 23, 2011 10:33 pm

    Mint color cardigan only for 20,000 won

    I only wore it three time. It is almost new one. It goes with one piece or flared skirt.
    And mild mint color is make you more refreshing and beautiful. And the cardigan’s fabric is very soft and it feel sweet. Also, little white lace is adorable enough to show your attraction.

  4. Yang woochan - critical reading and writing2 permalink
    March 23, 2011 10:34 pm

    Your Charming and Muscular Body by Chicken Breast Fillets!

    Chicken breast fillets will make your body that’s sexy body!
    It contains high-protein and low-calorie food.
    So person who is on a diet or exercise to strengthen your muscles will see great results! There are 200g or 5kg per one pack.
    It is only 2500won per 200g and 60000won per 5kg!
    Experience firsthand surprising changes!!

  5. Actor permalink
    March 24, 2011 12:09 am

    You can get a self-confidence when you wear this incredible watch.
    This bright-blue metal watch helps you to get a popular favor from others because of its attractive appearance and funtions. Non-common bright-blue color is designed in its background, and shining silver metal supports elegance of this watch. In addition, this has various exceptional funtions which indicate whether the time is noon or evening, direction, not to mention of basic watch funtions. This well-versed watch which has above merits make you a perfect guy.

  6. Irene permalink
    March 24, 2011 12:25 am

    Enjoy Watching Movies Restfully in a Small Theater, Dell

    Have you ever been upset or disappointed by lots of noises from other audiences in a big theater such as CGV, Megabox, and Cinus?

    Dell, one of the most high-tech laptop, which has a high capacity CPU, a 500G hard drive, and a 4G memory; an amazing dual graphic card and a vivid LCD; and a long lasting battery, can solve your troubles.

    With a sufficient wide screen and premium speakers which make a natural sound, the laptop is surely devised for people who are eager to watching lots of movies.

    Do not hesitate to buy the most invaluable laptop with rare scratch at a reasonable price, just 600-thousand won!

  7. March 24, 2011 1:02 am

    music foudation and nusic fountain!

    have you ever heard this hand sized & maded i-pod?
    it has different kinds of genre and the best touchable sensor.
    so you can enjoy enjoyable music surfing.
    grip, well-made, good quality of muic, touchable sense etc….
    so you may feel over the six sense.
    this product is on bargain sales.
    hurry up! it will be disappeard sooooooooonn

  8. K.H.Chu permalink
    March 24, 2011 2:09 am

    You Can Remove Your Eyes and Lips Makeup within Only 1 Second!!

    Are you sick and tired of taking off your makeup every day?
    Here is the best item for you having sensitive skin BUT, it only takes no more than 1 or 2 seconds to romove your makeup!! Isn’t it so quick and convenient?
    Famous for remover, I’m going to sell this with volume of 125ml for 10,000.
    Don’t miss this chance to buy a famous remover for your young skin!!

  9. Wow permalink
    March 24, 2011 8:06 am

    Moisturing hand cream with only natural materials.

    This hand cream contains only natural ingredients and no chemical. Also, it includes bulgarian rose essential which is very good for revitalizing skin. I have never experienced this kind of hand cream. My skin gets dry in the winter, but, now I have moist skin. After using this products, your hand also can keep hydrated and healthy! (but little expensive:))

  10. Choi Hui Young permalink
    March 24, 2011 9:07 am

    Be gentle!

    You can be a neat guy with this watch.
    this watch is looks like silver watch but it’s made by titanium so it’s really light.
    And also, even if this watch was bought around 2 years ago, it doesn’t have any scratchs because I used it carefully.
    So, you don’t have to worry about the quality.
    Of course, it can refund by any reason.
    put on this watch to your wrist and be gentle.

  11. Kim Soo Min permalink
    March 24, 2011 11:27 am

    wanna be a shoeholic?

    Do you find just well designed shoes? So you have to sleep in pain everynignt? If so, you need our absolute beautiful shoes right now.
    These innovative shoes may attract your heart strongly.
    Of course they have perfect designs that follow the fasion. And also you can put on them in coziness during outdoor life. Lastly, this point is most important for women, these INNOVATIVE shoes makes your leg slimmer!!

  12. book permalink
    March 24, 2011 2:35 pm

    Perfect food for
    perfect you, a sweet potato!

    Do you want a diet?
    Do you want a health?
    Do you want a taste?

    A sweet popato is good for deit and healthy body because it has low calory, high satiety and much of fiber.
    Also, a sweet potato taste good!
    My sweet potatos is cultivated by my grandparents. So, you can eat fresh product!

  13. ananymous permalink
    March 25, 2011 12:03 am

    Do You Listen to Music? Now Feel It.

    This one-year-old new type earphone will give you extraordinary experience.
    From now on, not only can you listen to music through eardrum but also feel the vibration through earbone and internal ear skin.
    Comparing with other vibration products, ‘VIBE’ offers pure vibration conveyance, not mismatched vibration effects with sound. No Pain, ‘You’ gain both sound and effect. It conveys no pain so be not wailing any more.
    How comfortable yet exciting you feel ‘Boom-Boom’ beats during enjoying music.
    It won’t cost you much. 17.000 won.

  14. KSH permalink
    March 25, 2011 12:31 am

    Be a Rock Star with a Guitar!

    A Pitch-Black, smoothly shaped acoustic guitar for any body size.
    1-year-old and rarely touched which looks like a newborn!
    Perfect for the beginner looking for a guitar with reasonable price.
    A Guitar case, picks, straps and extra strings included.
    Get all of these for only 100,000 won! (Price is non-negotiable.)

  15. MIN.Y.K permalink
    March 25, 2011 11:54 pm

    Have you heard this news?
    Nike makes new products.
    It’s for runner
    Shoes are super light. It’s about 5gm.
    Clothes are made of gore-tax.
    You experience new world.
    Volt is using now. He is a legend. He renew world record with nike.
    Hurry up. It is limited edition. Please go near Nike store.
    Just do it !

  16. March 26, 2011 11:41 pm

    Be a lovely girl or graceful lady with Blossom Earring!

    When you wear this cream-colored petals and the detail of gold-colored stamen earring, you feels you are a very attractive women.
    It is certainly suitable for this season, spring. Not only that, but it makes you more lovely and bright.
    If you are a man, I’m sure it will be a best gift for your girlfriend.
    The part of needle is silver, so you don’t have to worry about allergy problems.
    Only for 5000won, you can be a gorgeous woman!

  17. S.A. Lee permalink
    March 27, 2011 6:24 pm

    Do you tired of being repeatedly late by morning shower?
    Then focus on it!
    This is a cute little waterproof watch.
    I understand one minute in the mornig like an hour in the evening.
    Now, You don’t have to spend your preicious extra time in your bathroom anymore, if you got this one.
    This practical watch is in a good condition, no scratch on the shiny white body, movement of clock is correct, except one small thing is you would change its battery.
    Don’t hesitate to take this one, it is only 5,000 won!

  18. whosthisgirl permalink
    March 27, 2011 9:18 pm

    Spring is here, on your cheek with a perfect pink blush!

    Birds are waking flowers up. New leaves are sprouting from the trees. But wait, you’re not ready for the spring yet?
    This Glow On blush will wake up your cheeks in time for the spring!
    Glow On makes cheeks blush a natural lively rosey flush. You can meet this attractive blush with 25000 won at sephora!
    Sprinkle this lovely pink blush on your cheek, make youm lovely spring bloom!

  19. PCE permalink
    March 27, 2011 11:21 pm

    Look down and see your hand.
    Does your nail look healthy?
    If not, you need Nail protector of O.P.I now.

    Nail shows your physical condition as well as your tidy impression.
    Nail protector of O.P.I takes care of your nail and makes it gorgeous.
    Additionally, healthy nail also makes your hand good-looking.

    Such valuable goods cost just 10.000won.
    Choice is yours!

  20. Sylpid permalink
    March 28, 2011 12:33 am

    Are you worried about your smart phone battery?
    Don’t worry! Perfect Power will be there for you!

    Perfect Power is an assistance storage battery. It is small but it has a capacity of 5200mA. This means for example, you can charge your iphone 3 times! You can charge your PSP, NDS, MP3, digital camera and cell phone. You can also use your USB connecting product like USB lights or USB electric fan. Feel free using your electronic equipment for only 50000won!

  21. Saebom Park permalink
    March 28, 2011 12:35 am

    Bring it all the time and Take it to everywhere, the slimmest lap top in Korea ‘X-Note, X30’

    Here is the slimmest and the lightest surprising lap top which is only used for a year and does not have scratches over the body at all. This amazing little computer is less than a kilogram without its battery, however, the process and capacity which includes 80GB is sufficient for using the Internet and utilizing some kind of document work. Plus, as you can see on the television commercial with a beautiful Korean actress ‘Min-A Shin’ is attaching the lap top with just a piece of tape, the design is totally awesome with the skinny fit and the shape. That is why, especially for many attractive ladies and young girls, this charming computer will be perfect for expressing yourselves! I am requesting it just for 300,000 won.

  22. Youtopia permalink
    March 28, 2011 1:10 am

    Do you want to have a flawless skin? Please attention to perfect makeup powder.

    This first invisible, super-fixative powder makes your skin more beautifully and help you to finish your makeup to a whole new level of perfection. Although this powder was bought 2 months before, it is hard to find any use mark. A price of this product is only 30,000 korean won. Its ultra-modern compact is the last word in beauty by design.

  23. VeraB permalink
    March 28, 2011 9:47 am

    Two-month-old Brand-new IPhone 4

    Do you still go to your PC laptop and see your friends in cyworld or facebook? Why don’t you be wired and connected to the Internet all the time? You will be up-to-date about not only social network but also international agenda.
    Rejuvenate your life style and start exercising, reading books by using tremendously excellent apps such as diet plan. You will set the rules and report how much you do today. Finally you

  24. VeraB permalink
    March 28, 2011 10:02 am

    Finally you will enjoy various kinds of game apps. You don’t have to kill your time doing nothing on your way to school or somewhere else. Change your life and you and your life will be wired, productive and intriguing.

  25. Adam Lee permalink
    March 28, 2011 6:50 pm

    80 GB Portable Hard Drive for Sale

    This PHD produced by SAMSUNG was bought 3 years ago but still running as a new one. I always put it in a case so the cool black shell doesn’t look like an used one either. The reason i need to sell it is i need a larger one. You can take this high-quality PHD only for 40,000 won.
    please contact me if you need it.

  26. soyoung shin permalink
    March 28, 2011 11:36 pm

    Are you still use the lipstick with monotonous color? Throw away, and think about today’s make-up trend! No one want to be a ordinary.Then, how should we could be special and fascinating person in every place? Use this! If you just have this red lipstick , you don’t need to care about other things. Only with this, which used only one time because I received same one from others, you can be a glamorous woman in the world. According to the statisctic, men are attracted by stimulating color like red. This lipstick might be good choice:)
    Plus, don’t worry about ability of moisturizing and rubbing .
    I am going to sell it at half price. please call me whenenver you want.

  27. Joo permalink
    March 29, 2011 12:04 am

    Do you want to remember important moment with people you love forever?
    I have a dslr camera that’s light, easy to use and of high quality.
    A year ago I bought the camera, but It looks as good as new.
    Particulary, the advantages of this have a component on his computer capable of storing extra memory and excel pixels better than other digital camera.
    But the most best merit is much low price. Only for 500,000 won.
    I will be looking forward to your Excellent choice.

  28. lalala permalink
    March 29, 2011 4:22 am

    As Good As it Gets!

    Is your hand clear, smooth, and shining with health?
    This handcream is the best seller you’ve been eagerly waiting for and you already know that it is globally sold in every 10 seconds! Its ingredients such as honey, sweet almond extract, glycerin, coconut oil promote healthy hand skin through an antacid, and it keeps your hand soft and supple with moisture. The scent is a mixture of the fragrance of herb with some jasmine added in and from this, you can find your peace of mind only for 11,000 won.

  29. DIDI permalink
    March 29, 2011 10:12 am

    Check out this great Lotion!
    this rotion made for the people who can’t get to sleep easily to make good feeling. Before you go to sleep, take a shower and apply this lotion over the body with massaging, then you will get up more happily. The lotion has natural calm essences from jasmine flower, and aroma incense. Tonight, use this lotion and have a good sleep!

  30. Jjjj permalink
    March 29, 2011 2:27 pm

    No more complicated mp3 players with huge screen! The simple the better. Finger-sized sky blue mp3 player is all you need. Used for a year with only a minor scratch. Not only can you listen to musics, you can also listen to radio and record your voice. No need to prepare separate usb connector since it is already included inside this one! All you have to pay is 25,000 won only.

  31. sososo permalink
    March 29, 2011 9:04 pm

    Soft BodyWash ‘M’
    It was made only with natural ingredients.
    It smells mild mandarin Flavor with natural rather than thicker and lasts longer
    ‘M’ can be used longer because of bigger size.
    The price is very economical compared to the amount
    Do not miss this special opportunity for you.

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