Essay Writing: Expository and Argumentative / Persuasive

The Most Effective Essay Writing Course for Secondary School Students.
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Instructed by Mr Jerry Lee Language / English
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

This is an Essay Writing Course for Secondary School Students for all levels. It addresses the topics of writing:

- Expository Essays

- Argumentative / Persuasive Essays.

It is a 1.5 hr course with video lessons that teachers you the skills and techniques for writing compelling essays. Examples, notes and quizzes will be given to aid you on your learning journey to become a better writer.

In this course, you will learn about:

- Different types, Writing Formats and Outlines for Expository and Argumentative/Persuasive essays.

- How to plan your essay

- How to write a powerful introduction

- How to write the body section of your essay

- What is the PEEL framework for writing

- How to refute a claim

- How to write the conclusion of your essay

 FREE ESSAY REVIEW: If you sign up for this course, you can email me your essays and I will personally review it for you! I will give comments and show you the areas that you can improve. ( Up to 4 Essay Reviews per student!)

What are the requirements?

  • Must be able to understand English at a beginner to intermediate level

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the requirements of Expository Essay Writing
  • Understand the requirements of Argumentaive / Persuasive Essay Writing
  • Learn how to write the Introduction
  • Learn how to write the Body section of the Essay
  • Learn how to end with a strong conclusion
  • Learn how to apply the PEEL framework
  • Write better and higher-scoring essays

What is the target audience?

  • Secondary School Students
  • Middle School Students
  • Junior College Students

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Course
Introduction
Preview
02:04
Section 2: What's the Difference Between Expository and Argumentative / Persuasive ?
Part 1:What's the Difference Between Expository and Argumentative / Persuasive?
Preview
01:32
Part 2:What's the Difference Between Expository and Argumentative / Persuasive?
01:50
Examples for Argumentative / Persuasive Essay Questions
02:42
2 questions

Identify which questions are for Expository Essays and which are for Argumentative / Persuasive Essays.

Section 3: Expository Essays - Types and Formats
Expository Essays - Different Types
03:40
Expository Essays - Writing Formats
Preview
03:52
Section 4: Argumentative Essays - Examine the Question & Outlines
Argumentative Essays - Examine the Question
03:28
Argumentative Essays - Examine the Question- Part 2
03:24
Argumentative Essays - Outlines
04:40
Section 5: Planning Tips and Choosing a Question
Planning Tips and Choosing a Question
02:10
Section 6: How to Write an Introduction
What's the Importance of an Introduction and Example Questions
02:08
1. Provide Some Background Information of the Topic
02:53
2. Briefly State Your Main Points
02:24
3. Start with a Quote
02:31
4. Use Imagery
04:18
5. Use an Anecdote
04:04
Mix and Match!
01:25
Section 7: How to Write the Body
What is PEEL?
01:59
P - Point
05:31
E - Example
04:45
E - Elaborate
05:50
L - Link
05:30
Additional Notes and Reminders about using PEEL
02:47
4 questions

Test if you can identify the various component that makes up PEEL.

Section 8: How to Refute a Claim
How to Refute a Claim
06:00
Section 9: How to Write a Conclusion
How to Write a Conclusion
04:47
Section 10: FAQ
Must we use Emotional / Biased language?
Preview
02:48
Section 11: Final Words
One Last Thing...
03:04

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Instructor Biography

Mr Jerry Lee, English Tutor, Writer, Director of Intellicat Tuition School

I am the Director of Intellicat Tuition School, Singapore. I graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelors of Engineering. I have been teaching English for more than 5 years. My key specialties are in Essay Writing - Narrative, Expository, Argumentative / Persuasive. I also specialise in Grammar, Synthesis and Transformation, Comprehension.

I currently have about 100 students attending my English and creative writing classes. I teach students of all levels: (Primary, Secondary, Junior College, Elementary, Middle School, High School.) 80% of my students who attend my Creative Writing course score top marks for their essays when they return to their respective classes in school.

I believe in using online education / online courses to reach out to more students. Online Courses also allows students to learn at their own pace and in the comfort of their homes. I am passionate about teaching students how to write beautiful, compelling and easy-to-read essays.

Feel free to message me if you need help in English or Essay Writing

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