Reading & Argument Essay Writing
Reading & Writing Practice
This blog provides a great lesson to improve students’ ability to read, identify key arguments of for/against and synthesise the arguments in an argument essay. Students practise their paraphrasing skills and in-text referencing. The material includes two texts, outline plans and a model essay.
Argument Organisation Structure
An argument essay is generally organised in two ways: block and point-by-point. A Block structure is where the two main body paragraphs are divided separately into for or against. A Point-by-Point structure is where each main body paragraph has a counter-argument followed by an argument. (see below)
Mergers & Acquisition Argument Essay Writing
Reading & Writing Argument Essay [Mergers & Acquisitions]
Topic: Mergers & Acquisitions. Two short texts (included) – students read the texts, make notes of key arguments, and write a 400-600 word essay using in-text referencing and paraphrasing. The essay should follow (block / point-to-point structure) more info. Lesson includes teacher’s notes, outline and a model essay. Example Level ***** [B2/C1] / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP