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ESSAY WRITING

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Essay Writing
Question could be in the form of an opinion, problem or issue. 
present a solution to a problem, present and justify an opinion, compare and contrast evidence or opinions, or evaluate and challenge an argument or idea.
Length of essay : about 350 words 
Time : 50 minutes

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Structure of Essay 

  1. Introduction ( Attention Grabber, Thesis statement )
  2. Body (topic sentence + an explanation + evidence) 
  3. Conclusion  (a summary of main point) 


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Introduction Paragraph 
 

  1. Provide a theoretical overview and general comments relevant to the question.
  2. The thesis statement has to be relevant and comprehensive.
  3. Some common strategies to grab the reader's attention:

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Body 
 

  • Examine and discuss in closer detail the key issues raised in the essay question.
  • Include evidence as well to substantiate your points.
  • Critique the argument made, offer an alternative view (with supporting evidence) or
  • Speculate on other related issues.
  • Finally, sum up to a closing position. 

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Concluding Paragraph 
 

  • Sum up the reasons that have been illustrated.
  • Present your thoughts on the implications of what you have highlighted in the essay.

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Linking Words or Transition Marker


  • Linking words and phrases are used to show relationships between ideas. 
  • Are used to join two or more sentences or clauses. 
  • We can use linking words to give a result, add information, summarize, give illustrations, emphasize a point, sequence information, compare or to contrast idea.

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Linking Words
for "Definition"

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Linking Words
for "Time"

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Linking Words
for "Addition"

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Linking Words
for "Contrast"

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Linking Words
for "Reason"

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Linking Words
for "Consequence"

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Linking Words
for "Condition"

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Linking Words
for "Example"

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Linking Words
for "Summary"

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Introduction paragraph
"The most important factor which contributes towards a person's success is himself." 
Do you agree with the statement ? Justify your stand, giving relevant examples where appropriate. 

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Write an introduction paragraph using question technique.

Slide 18 - Open vraag

Write an introduction paragraph using example technique.

Slide 19 - Open vraag

Write an introduction paragraph using projection technique.

Slide 20 - Open vraag