Essay writing for Intermediate to high level students

Essay writing for Intermediate to high level students

Tabinda Mirza

  • 1. Writing an Essay Essay Workshop that is writing for to higher level Tabinda Mirza
  • 2. Is this you?!
  • 3. USUALLY DO NOT PANIC!
  • 4. Today we shall discover ways to write an essay, step by step!
  • 5. What is an Essay? ? An essay is a written collection of prose, organized and divided neatly into paragraphs ? remember that an always essay is a written kind of communication and so, must certanly be clear, organized and easily understandable to those reading
  • 6. What’s the reason for an Essay? • An essay is used to convey and support an impression with proof and explanation • Essays may be used to persuade others to agree along with your opinion
  • 7. Why do we write five paragraph essays? • The first paragraph is an introductory paragraph • the center three paragraph will be the body paragraphs • the final paragraph could be the concluding paragraph
  • 8. ESSAY BURGER

  • 9. Introductory Paragraph Introductory Paragraph and Thesis Statement • The first sentence orthe sentence that is first two in your introductory paragraph should be a hook sentence to have your audience interested in reading your essay. • The next sentence should list your three reasons/proofs. These his explanation must certanly be ordered from weakest to strongest (or at least important to the majority of important) to be sure the viewers want s to keep reading your essay. • The thesis statement is the most important part of your essay. It is a specific statement that expresses your opinion about a topic without needing the words “I believe” or “I think” • Your thesis statement should only be one sentence long • Your thesis statement is always the last sentence of one’s introductory paragraph
  • 10. Introductory Paragraph Sample Introductory Paragraph Topic: Civil Service for many Canadians in their year that is eighteenth is. Reasons/Proofs: • Already exists in lots of other countries all over the world • In this economy, it really is a great way to acquire some job experience • A good way for Canadians to do something worthwhile because of their country Introductory Paragraph: The topic of civil service just isn’t the one that enters the mind of several teenagers because they approach the time from which they truly are necessary to make those life altering decisions that affect everyone. However, there are lots of advantages to considering this dilemma. Mandatory civil service at the chronilogical age of eighteen is an admirable idea because A it already exists in many countries around the globe, B it would allow teenagers to get valuable job experience and C it is a very good way for individuals to accomplish something worthwhile due to their country|it is an excellent way for individuals to do something worthwhile for their countryB it would allow teenagers to gain valuable job experience and C. Of these reasons, Thesis statement civil service should| service that is civil be mandatory for several Canadians in their eighteenth year.
  • 11. The Body Paragraphs the physical body Paragraphs • The body of an essay contains three paragraphs. Each paragraph relates to among the three reasons/proofs from your own introductory paragraph. • Remember, you have to continue to keep your reasons/proofs within the order that is same. Therefore, write as you did in the introductory paragraph about them in the same order. • At the beginning of each body paragraph, use a transition word to remind your reader which paragraph they’re reading. • At the beginning in the event that paragraph that is first use the word “First” or “Firstly” • at the start of the next paragraph, utilize the word “Second” or “Secondly” • At the beginning of the next paragraph, utilize the word “Third”, “Thirdly”, or “Finally”.
  • 12. Body Paragraphs Each body paragraph should proceed with the structure bellow: Sentence #1 • Topic sentence stating the dealt that is reason/Proof in the paragraph Sentence # 2 • Offer an item of evidence to aid your reason/proof Middle Sentences • In your own words, explain how your evidence supports or proves the reason/proof Last sentence • Concluding sentences summarizing the paragraph’s reason/proof and connecting it back again to the thesis statement.
  • 13. Concluding Paragraph First Sentence the sentence that is first your concluding paragraph should restate the thesis statement. USUALLY DO NOT repeat the thesis the same way you stated it into the introductory paragraph. Never begin your concluding paragraph with, “In this essay, We have proven that…” Middle Sentences Rephrase (but DO NOT copy) the 3 reasons/proofs. In the event that reasons/proofs are brief and short, this is accomplished in a single sentence. Otherwise, restate each in its own sentence, each starting with an transition that is appropriate.
  • 14. Concluding Paragraph Last sentence • Finish a profound general statement to your essay that leaves your audience thinking about the point of the essay. This could take more than one sentence. • Never, never, never, even in your wildest dreams, in spite of peer pressure, introduce new information in the paragraph that is concluding
  • 15. Concluding Paragraph There are lots of different main reasons why compulsory civil service for all eighteen-year-old Canadians is a idea that is beneficial. First, a number of other countries that are successful the planet already take action, so Canada can aim to their examples. Secondly, young Canadians might have the chance to gain valuable job experience that they would never be able to do in their hometowns for themselves, often doing things. Lastly, it might give Canadians the chance to donate to the introduction of their country. Given our freedoms and lifestyle opportunities, it only makes sense to back give something into the country that makes it all possible. It really is an concept that is easy understand, as well as on that may make a full world of a significant difference.
  • 16. Methods for Writing Formal Essays • Do not use personal pronouns (I, we, you) These suggest your essay is a viewpoint in the place of factual • Write in Present tense • Do not use rhetorical devises or creative writing skills • Do not use contractions (Can’t, won’t, couldn’t) • Do not use slang or informal language
  • 17. Tips for Writing Formal Essays ?Avoid using vague language (be specific) ?In an essay do not simply summarize your novel/play (assume that whoever is reading knows the novel/play well) ?In your body paragraph, be as detailed and specific that you can when explaining and supporting your evidence and quotations ?Use transition words to go smoothly from one idea to the next (in addition, lastly, for example, therefore) ?NEVER bring up new information in your closing paragraph
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