Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

How to write an essay

83 views

Published on

The presentation has valuable information on how to write a successful essay.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

How to write an essay

  1. 1. By Ask Prof Guru www. Askprofguru.com Email: info@askprofguru.com Ask Prof Guru 1
  2. 2.  Writing an essay is not always an easy task, especially getting started. We have put together some pointers to assist students when writing an essay.  Begin brainstorming. Think about the topic or question to be answered.  Make sure you are following the instructions and doing what is being asked. Ask Prof Guru 2
  3. 3.  Start brainstorming topics of interest.  Research topics and begin to gather material.  Write quotations if they are applicable, but remember to acknowledge sources.  Don’t forget to site sources where appropriate. Ask Prof Guru 3
  4. 4.  Stop and think about the thesis, idea, or argument that answers the question, or purpose of the essay.  Stay focused. Be clear what your thesis is about. Ask Prof Guru 4
  5. 5.  Before you start writing, plan your outline. An outline is your blueprint for writing. It should consist of: An Introduction – Your introduction should be a paragraph that introduces the essay. The thesis should be stated in the introduction. Body –The body should be several paragraphs with examples that explain what the essay is about. Conclusion – One paragraph to summarize and give the essay an ending. Ask Prof Guru 5
  6. 6.  Keep the sentences simple and clear.  Avoid overly long sentences that are confusing to the reader.  Don’t expect the first draft to be perfect, just get it all down.  Stay focused. Don’t stray from the main topic of the essay.  Give yourself enough time to write.  Check spelling and grammar in later versions of the essay. Ask Prof Guru 6
  7. 7.  We want you to succeed because your success is our success.  If you need additional help, Ask Prof Guru has experts on staff to assist you with your assignments, essays, online courses, or getting a tutor.  Contact us today for a free homework evaluation at www.askprofguru.com Ask Prof Guru 7

×