How to write an essay in English

The basic things to keep in mind while writing an essay in English are the following:

 

I. Topic / Title

II. Introduction of Essay
A. Write a few sentences that lead into the main point of your essay
B. End the paragraph with your thesis statement (3 main points you are going to support)
     1. First point in thesis
     2. Second point in thesis
     3. Third point in thesis

III. Body of Essay
A. Topic One - First Point in Thesis
     1. Support your point with either quotations or solid evidence
     2. Have at least five sentences
B. Topic Two - Second Point in Thesis
     1. Support your point with either quotations or solid evidence
     2. Have at least five sentences
C. Topic Three - Third Point in Thesis
     1. Support your point with either quotations or solid evidence
     2. Have at least five sentences

IV. Conclusion
A. Write a few sentences summarizing your essay
B. Restate your thesis and how you proved your point

Once you fill in the blanks to this outline with your topic and information, the rest is easy! Make sure to check your spelling and punctuation, and then you're good to go!

You can also refer to the following links if you need more help:

ClassBrain Guide to the 5 Paragraph Essay

The Nuts & Bolts of College Writing (Cool Site for Teens)

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