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Argumentative essay writing

The most important thing in life is health. Do you agree? 
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English University

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The most important thing in life is health. Do you agree? 

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Why is health
important?

Slide 2 - Woordweb

Other important
aspects in life
besides health

Slide 3 - Woordweb

Introduction paragraph
  • 1st sentence = attention grabber ==> interesting fact, statistics
  • 2nd- 3rd sentence = start to discuss the meaning of this fact / statistic
  • 4th sentence = Your stand e.g. I agree/disagree that... 
  • 5th sentence = provide bridge to the THESIS statement 
  • 6th sentence = THESIS statement = basically ..... "In this essay I am going to discuss the... [my debatable topic]

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Write a suitable introduction.
timer
5:00

Slide 5 - Open vraag

the body: to agree
1st sentence: [Contrasting Linking word, e.g. "On the one hand, "] + a FULL description of the advantages of your topic.
2nd sentence: argument 1.
3rd sentence: example with argument 1.
4th sentence: argument 2.
5th sentence: example with argument 2.
(use a transition marker to link to the next paragraph)

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

the body: to disagree
  • 1st sentence: [Contrasting Linking word, e.g. "On the other hand, "] + a FULL description of the advantages of your topic.
  • 2nd sentence: argument 1.
  • 3rd sentence: example with argument 1
  • 4th sentence: argument 2.
  • 5th sentence: example with argument 2.
  • (use a transition marker to link to the next paragraph)

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Write one paragraph to
agree or disagree with the topic.
timer
5:00

Slide 8 - Open vraag

Conclusion paragraph 
1st sentence: [concluding linking word, e.g. "In conclusion," + a phrase stating that there are PROS and CONS to the topic as discussed in the body.
2nd-3rd sentences: restate your stand . Add (a)reason(s) why you favour the one or the other.
4th: final sentence: solution/ further question/ implication/ recommendation/etc.

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Write a conclusion
timer
5:00

Slide 10 - Open vraag

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Slide 11 - Woordweb

An increased reliance on science and technology is responsible for the destruction of the environment. 
Do you agree? 

Slide 12 - Tekstslide