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R 1 p_essay


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R 1 p_essay

  2. 2.  ESSAY It is composed of a group of related paragraphs that work together to present one main point. The beginning of an essay usually contains the idea around which the author builds his or her observations and comments.
  3. 3. PARTS OF AN ESSAY The Introduction – presents the main point of the essay. It indicates the purpose of the essay, telling whether the essay will be expository or persuasive. - it usually contains the idea around which the author builds his or her observations and comments. The Body – consists of two or more paragraphs that support or explain the essay’s main point. This may contain examples, details, facts, reasons or incidents. The supporting information should be organized by means of subtopics. The Conclusion – summarizes the main point and brings the essay to a close.
  5. 5.  EXPOSITORY WRITING – the purpose of expository writing is to explain an idea, to present information or to give instructions, The desire to communicate clearly with a particular audience is also reflected in the supporting information and the word choice.
  6. 6.  PERSUASIVE WRITING – Persuasive writing takes a stand on an issue and defends it. It tries to persuade readers to agree with its position. Good persuasive writing has certain special features. The topic sentence in a persuasive paragraph clearly states an opinion. The supporting information should consist of the best evidence in support of the opinion. In addition, because you are seeking to change minds, you should carefully consider effect on your audience of your choice of words.
  7. 7. DESCRIPTIVE WRITING Descriptive writing re-creates sense impressions: sights, sounds, smells and tastes. It uses language to capture a dominant impression or mood. The topic sentence of a descriptive paragraph should present a general, or dominant impression of whatever you have chosen to describe. The topic sentence should focus on the reader’s attention on a specific person, place, object, or experience. It should not be either a statement that calls for a factual explanation or an opinion that must be backed up with reasons.
  8. 8.  NARRATIVE WRITING – The purpose of a narrative writing is to tell a story, true or fictional, usually to entertain. A topic sentence for a narrative paragraph should present a general truth or set the scene and prepare the reader for the events to follow. A topic sentence can be especially effective at the beginning or the end of a narrative paragraph. At the beginning, the topic sentence can arouse curiosity and focus the reader’s thoughts. A topic sentence at the end of a paragraph can function as a humorous or serious conclusion.
  10. 10.  There are several ways on how to train your pet dog. Students be allowed to have cell phones in elementary and high schools. Stella starts her day with a prayer to thank God.
  11. 11.  Students’ textbooks should be replaced by notebook computers. The feast of Sto. Nino is the most celebrated festivity in the Philippines. Last summer, we went to Palawan for vacation. The average beach on the Atlantic Coast differs in a number of ways from average beach on the Pacific. Christmas bazaar in the Philippines
  12. 12.  The portrait depicts a womans bust, with a distant landscape that is visible in the backdrop. This morning, my mother gave birth to my younger sister. Students have to wear uniforms. Winter in Korea It was my first time to enter a horror house.
  13. 13.  Travel guide for tourist Elderly should receive free bus rides. Voting age should be lowered to thirteen. The gross national product is the total value of goods and services produced in the Philippines. For Peter and Kristine, January 28 is just another ordinary day. Not wearing a seat-belt is illegal.
  16. 16. WOW PhilippinesOn a short bond paper, write a 3 to 5 paragraphdescriptive writing about the Philippines.Pretend that you are writing for an airlinebrochure and you are presenting one of thefamous provinces in the Philippines. You haveto encourage your readers to visit the provinceyou are describing. Make sure to includephotos and contact details of hotels and otherfacilities found in the province.
  17. 17.  Why is there such thing as colonial mentality among Filipinos? Is it a good or a bad thing? 3 to 5 paragraph narrative and expository composition about the love for one’s country