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  • 1. The writing process S
  • 2. TOPIC SENTENCES It has two parts:S TOPIC: Subject of the paragraph.S CONTROLLING IDEA: The idea or attide about the topic.
  • 3. Activity 1S Think about topic sentences for this idea: A day at the Mall
  • 4. Follow these steps
  • 5. Possible answers
  • 6. Activity 2S SOME THINGS YOU’DLIKE TO CHANGE ABOUT YOU.
  • 7. Possible answers
  • 8. Activity 3S WHAT THINGS YOU FEEL PROUND OF.
  • 9. Possible answers
  • 10. Mini-task A. CHOOSE A TOPIC B. FOLLOW THE STEPSS Choose a topic.S What do you think about it?
  • 11. Find out what people think about it.S A: I agree that using webcams is more dangerous than chatting.S B: well, I don’t know. I disagree with that. In my view…
  • 12. The thesisS A thesis statement declares what you believe and what you intend to proveS It should be contestable, proposing an arguable point with which people could reasonably disagree. A strong thesis is provocative; it takes a stand and justifies the discussion you will presen.S It is specific and focused.S It anticipates and refutes the counter-arguments