An essay
The task• Your teacher has asked you to write an essay  giving your opinion on the following  statement:“ Our children wil...
The task• Your teacher has asked you to write an essay  giving your opinion on the following  statement:“ Our children wil...
QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF• Who is going to read it?• What type of writing is it?• What do you have to include?
QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF• Who is going to read it? YOUR TEACHER  This means the register of your text should be FORMAL• W...
PLAN                                    Match the ideas to the paragraphs:•   Your teacher has asked you to write an essay...
PLAN    Choose what would be appropriate and what wouldn’t in the following questions:•    Your teacher has asked you to w...
SKELETON of your writing  The world today is very polluted. For this reason, I think the world will be a worse place for o...
SKELETON of your writing   The world today is very polluted. For this reason, Ithink the world will be a worse place for o...
LINKING WORDS: cause and effect         The world today is very polluted. For this reason, I        think the world will b...
SKELETON of your writing   The world today is very polluted. For this reason, Ithink the world will be a worse place for o...
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An essay

  1. 1. An essay
  2. 2. The task• Your teacher has asked you to write an essay giving your opinion on the following statement:“ Our children will live in a worse environment than we do”What would you underline to help you plan?
  3. 3. The task• Your teacher has asked you to write an essay giving your opinion on the following statement:“ Our children will live in a worse environment than we do”
  4. 4. QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF• Who is going to read it?• What type of writing is it?• What do you have to include?
  5. 5. QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF• Who is going to read it? YOUR TEACHER This means the register of your text should be FORMAL• What type of writing is it? AN ESSAY This means the content of your text should be ANALYTICAL, DESCRIPTIVE AND INFORMATIVE.• What do you have to include? YOUR OPINION You must justify your opinion with DETAILS and EXAMPLES
  6. 6. PLAN Match the ideas to the paragraphs:• Your teacher has asked you to write an essay giving your opinion on the following statement: “ Our children will live in a worse environment than we do”• FIRST PARAGRAPH: a. We must find solutions b. The world today is very polluted• SECOND PARAGRAPH: c. Another aspect is destruction of our environment.• THIRD PARAGRAPH: d. If we do, the world will be better for our children. e. One aspect is atmospheric pollution.• CONCLUSION: f. For this reason, I think the world will be a worse place for our children than we live in
  7. 7. PLAN Choose what would be appropriate and what wouldn’t in the following questions:• Your teacher has asked you to write an essay giving your opinion on the following statement: “ Our children will live in a worse environment than we do”• FIRST PARAGRAPH: The world today is very polluted. For this reason, I think the world will be a worse place for our children.• SECOND PARAGRAPH: One aspect is atmospheric pollution.• THIRD PARAGRAPH: Another aspect is the destruction of our environment.• CONCLUSION:: We must find solutions. If we do, the world will be better for our children.
  8. 8. SKELETON of your writing The world today is very polluted. For this reason, I think the world will be a worse place for our children. One aspect is atmospheric pollution.Another aspect is the destruction of our environment.We must find solutions. If we do, the world will be better forour children.
  9. 9. SKELETON of your writing The world today is very polluted. For this reason, Ithink the world will be a worse place for our children. INTRODUCE: aspects of what? One aspect is atmosphericpollution.How is this CAUSED? What RESULTS will this have in thefuture?Another aspect is the destruction of our environment. EXAMPLES?What will be the RESULTS?LINK We must find solutions.EXAMPLES? If we do, the world will bebetter for our children.
  10. 10. LINKING WORDS: cause and effect The world today is very polluted. For this reason, I think the world will be a worse place for our children. I think there are many aspects that cause this pollution. Firstly, atmospheric pollution which is caused by exhaust fumes and industry. As a result, the world in the future will be a lot warmer and the sea levels will rise, causing many people to lose their homes. Another aspect is the destruction of our environment, for examp What will be the RESULTS? LINK We must find solutions.EXAMPLES? If we do, the world will be better for our children.
  11. 11. SKELETON of your writing The world today is very polluted. For this reason, Ithink the world will be a worse place for our children. INTRODUCE: aspects of what? One aspect is atmosphericpollution.How is this CAUSED? What RESULTS will this have in thefuture?Another aspect is the destruction of our environment. EXAMPLES?What will be the RESULTS?LINK We must find solutions.EXAMPLES? If we do, the world will bebetter for our children.

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