LEARNING OUTCOMESBy the end of this topic, you should be able to: Plan an essay; Identify different types of essays; and Develop paragraphs.
A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
Pre-writing Draft Editing Final draft/essay
Explanation essay starts with a general statement, followed by a series of explanations to support the statement. Argumentation essay is persuasive in nature and usually begins with a thesis statement. The writer’s opinion is then argued out and restated once again in the conclusion. Discussion essay is very similar to the argumentation essay, except that it discusses both sides of the issue and lets the readers decide for themselves.
A discourse marker is a word or phrase used ina conversation to signal the speakers intention to mark a boundary