A FOR AND AGAINST ESSAY: 1.STRUCTURE OF THE COMPOSITION 2.TIPS TO BEGIN AND END YOUR COMPOSITION 3. LINKING WORDS 4.TOPIC SENCENCE AND SUPPORTING SENTENCES OF THE PARAGRAPH
Introduction Arguments FOR with examples Arguments AGAINST with examples Conclusion
<ul><li>Tips to begin or end your composition: </li></ul>1. Address the reader directly 2. Include a quotation 3. Include a rethorical question If you take the time to train your dog, he will learn to obey you. As G. Orwell once said, “All animals are equal” Is it true that a dog is man’ s best friend?
<ul><li>Study connectors and linking words to organize your ideas: </li></ul>However , although , On the one hand, On the other hand, first , second, third What’s more, furthermore, finally, to sum up, in conclusion,
<ul><li>Study how to introduce advantages: </li></ul>The main advantage , the first advantage , another advantage Some people are in favour of… advantage = benefit = gain <ul><li>Study how to introduce disadvantages: </li></ul>The main disadvantage , the first disadvantage , another disadvantage Another argument against… disadvantage = drawback = inconvenience
Travelling by train has a lot of advantages. First of all , it is comfortable as trains are spacious so there is plenty of room to walk about. What is more , trains are convenient. For example , you don’t need to take any food or drinks with you, because most trains have a restaurant. Finally , when you travel by train you reach your destination fairly quickly.
Watching television has certainly got its advantages. There are some drawbacks to being a doctor. There are many arguments against being a celebrity.