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Essay writing for Intermediate to Advanced level students

Tabinda Mirza

  • 1. Writing an Essay Essay Writing academic paper writing company Workshop for Intermediate to high level Tabinda Mirza
  • 2. Is it you?!
  • 4. Today we shall learn how to write an essay, step by step!
  • 5. What is an Essay? ? An essay is a written assortment of prose, organized and divided neatly into paragraphs ? remember that an always essay is a written as a type of communication and for that reason, needs to be clear, organized and easily understandable to those reading
  • 6. What is the reason for an Essay? • An essay is used to mention and support a viewpoint with proof and explanation • Essays can be used to persuade others to agree along with your opinion
  • 7. How come we write five paragraph essays? • The first paragraph is an introductory paragraph • The middle three paragraph would be the body paragraphs • the past paragraph may be the concluding paragraph

  • 9. Introductory Paragraph Introductory Paragraph and Thesis Statement • The first sentence the sentence that is first twoor in your introductory paragraph should always be a hook sentence to get your audience interested in reading your essay. • The next sentence should list your three reasons/proofs. These must certanly be ordered from weakest to strongest (or at least important to many important) to ensure the viewers want s to help keep reading your essay. • The thesis statement is one of part that is important of essay. It really is a specific statement that expresses your opinion about a subject without the need for the text “I believe” or “I think” • Your thesis statement should simply be one sentence long • Your thesis statement is always the last sentence of your introductory paragraph
  • 10. Introductory Paragraph Sample Introductory Paragraph Topic: Civil Service for all Canadians in their eighteenth year is compulsory. Reasons/Proofs: • Already exists in a lot of other countries across the world • In this economy, it really is a sensible way to find some job experience • a great way for Canadians to do something worthwhile for his or her country Introductory Paragraph: The topic of civil service is certainly not one that enters your brain of several teenagers while they approach enough time of which they’ve been needed to make those life altering decisions that affect everyone. However, there are numerous advantageous assets to considering this matter. Mandatory civil service during the age of eighteen is an admirable idea because A it already exists in several countries throughout the world, B it would allow teenagers to achieve valuable job experience and C it really is a very good way for individuals to accomplish something worthwhile because of 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. For those reasons, Thesis statement civil service should| service that is civil be mandatory for all Canadians in their eighteenth year.
  • 11. The Body Paragraphs The Body Paragraphs • The body of an essay contains three paragraphs. Each paragraph relates to one of many three reasons/proofs from your own introductory paragraph. • Remember, you have to always keep your reasons/proofs within the order that is same. Therefore, write about them in identical order while you did within the introductory paragraph. • At the beginning of each body paragraph, use a transition word to remind your reader which paragraph they’re reading. • in the beginning in the event that first paragraph, utilize the word “First” or “Firstly” • At the beginning of the 2nd paragraph, use the word “Second” or “Secondly” • at the start of the next paragraph, utilize the word “Third”, “Thirdly”, or “Finally”.
  • 12. Body Paragraphs Each body paragraph should stick to the structure bellow: Sentence # 1 • Topic sentence stating the Reason/Proof dealt with when you look at the paragraph Sentence #2 • Offer a bit of evidence to guide your reason/proof Middle Sentences • is likely to 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. DO NOT repeat the thesis the same way you stated it in the paragraph that is introductory. Never begin your concluding paragraph with, “In this essay, We have proven that…” Middle Sentences Rephrase (but DO copy that is NOT the 3 reasons/proofs. In the event that reasons/proofs are short and brief, this is often accomplished within one sentence. Otherwise, restate each with its own sentence, each you start with an transition that is appropriate.
  • 14. Concluding Paragraph Last sentence • Finish a profound general statement to your essay that leaves your audience taking into consideration the point of the essay. This could take one or more sentence. • Never, never, never, even in your wildest dreams, in spite of peer pressure, introduce new information in the concluding paragraph
  • 15. Concluding Paragraph There are lots of different reasons why compulsory civil service for several eighteen-year-old Canadians is a idea that is beneficial. First, many other countries that are successful the entire world already do so, so Canada can turn to their examples. Secondly, young Canadians will have the opportunity to gain valuable job experience that they would never be able to do in their hometowns for themselves, often doing things. Lastly, it can give Canadians the chance to contribute to the development of their country. Given our freedoms and lifestyle opportunities, it only is sensible to give something back to your country that makes it all possible. It is an easy concept to understand, and on that can make an environment of an improvement.
  • 16. Tips for Writing Formal Essays • usually do not use personal pronouns (I, we, you) These suggest your essay is a viewpoint instead of factual • Write in Present tense • Do not use rhetorical devises or creative writing skills • usually do not use contractions (Can’t, won’t, couldn’t) • usually do not use slang or language that is informal
  • 17. Methods 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 the human body paragraph, be as detailed and specific as possible when explaining and supporting your evidence and quotations ?Use transition words to maneuver smoothly from one idea to a higher (in addition, lastly, for instance, therefore) ?NEVER bring up new information in your closing paragraph
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