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Forandagainst

  1. 1. PARTS OF A FOR AND AGAINST COMPOSITION
  2. 2. <ul>B) THE MAIN BODY in which you present the points for and the points against the topic objectively in two separate paragraphs, supporting your arguments with justifications or examples. </ul>
  3. 3. <ul>C) THE CLOSING PARAGRAPH OR CONCLUSION It's the short final paragraph in which you can summarize the main idea of the subject, giving your opinion or a balanced consideration of the topic. Opinion words ( I think, I believe,etc ) are used only in this part. </ul>
  4. 4. <ul>THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OR INTRODUCTION </ul>
  5. 5. <ul>THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OR INTRODUCTION </ul>
  6. 6. <ul>THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OR INTRODUCTION </ul>
  7. 7. <ul>B) THE MAIN BODY Write well-developed paragraphs in which your points are supported with justification (examples or reasons) Make sure to write more than one justification. </ul>
  8. 8. Main Body <ul>Begin each paragraph with a topic sentence which summarizes what the paragraph is about. Making your own clothes have some definite advantages. Firstly , it is often the only way to get what you want as it is difficult to find clothes which are not only the right size, but which also fit in the right places. Another advantage is that you can be sure your outfit is original. As a result , when you go out on that special occasion you are much less likely to meet someone wearing the same coat as you. </ul>
  9. 9. To make general statements <ul><li>As a general rule
  10. 10. Generally
  11. 11. In general
  12. 12. On the whole
  13. 13. It is popularly believed that
  14. 14. Most people argue that
  15. 15. People claim that
  16. 16. It is alleged that </li></ul>
  17. 17. To introduce points <ul><li>One major advantage/disadvantage of
  18. 18. The main advantage/disadvantage of
  19. 19. The greatest advantage/disadvantage of
  20. 20. A further advantage/disadvantage of
  21. 21. Another advantage/disadvantage of
  22. 22. One point of view in favour/against </li></ul>
  23. 23. To list points <ul><li>Firstly
  24. 24. First of all
  25. 25. In the first place
  26. 26. To start with
  27. 27. Secondly
  28. 28. Thirdly
  29. 29. Finally </li></ul>
  30. 30. To list points in a specific sequence <ul><li>BEGINNING
  31. 31. first/to start with/to begin with/first of all
  32. 32. CONTINUING
  33. 33. secondly/after this/after that/ afterwards/then/next
  34. 34. CONCLUDING
  35. 35. finally/lastly/last but not least </li></ul>
  36. 36. To add more points on the same topic <ul><li>What is more
  37. 37. Furthermore
  38. 38. Apart from this/that
  39. 39. In addition (to this)
  40. 40. Moreover
  41. 41. Besides (this)
  42. 42. Also
  43. 43. Not to mention the fact that </li></ul>
  44. 44. To make contrasting points <ul><li>Yet
  45. 45. However,
  46. 46. Nevertheless,
  47. 47. But
  48. 48. At the same time
  49. 49. Even so
  50. 50. Although
  51. 51. Even though
  52. 52. In spite of (the fact that)
  53. 53. Despite (the fact that)
  54. 54. On the other hand
  55. 55. It can be argued that </li></ul>
  56. 56. To give examples <ul><li>For instance
  57. 57. For example
  58. 58. Like
  59. 59. Especially
  60. 60. Such as
  61. 61. In particular </li></ul>
  62. 62. To express cause <ul><li>Because
  63. 63. Since
  64. 64. As
  65. 65. Owing to (the fact that)
  66. 66. Due to(the fact that) </li></ul>
  67. 67. To express result <ul><li>Therefore,
  68. 68. Thus,
  69. 69. So
  70. 70. Consequently,
  71. 71. As a result,
  72. 72. As a consequence
  73. 73. For this reason </li></ul>
  74. 74. PARTS OF A FOR AND AGAINST COMPOSITION
  75. 75. Concluding <ul><li>To sum up
  76. 76. All in all
  77. 77. In conclusion
  78. 78. On the whole
  79. 79. Taking everything into account
  80. 80. As was previously stated
  81. 81. All things considered </li></ul>
  82. 82. PARTS OF A FOR AND AGAINST COMPOSITION

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