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            Thanks for visiting my personal web. It is mainly about how to improve your language skill especially English. English is a very important language so we must try hard in order to master it. Hope you can learn something from it. Have a nice day!!!

 

 

 

                                                                                

 

 

How to write?

 

To write a good argument, you must do the following:

 

&  Evaluate your position

-          Before writing an argument essay, make sure you have a sound position and know the facts.

-          First, ask yourself a few questions:

§         Have I defined the problem clearly?

§         Have I gathered enough information to form an opinion?

§         Does my opinion reflect an honest search for truth, or it is simply self interest?

 

&  Give your reasons

-          Your arguments should be logical and convincing. Support your

       arguments with reasons which are logical and reasonable. A logical

reason is one that make sense whereas a reasonable is one that is

fair.

 

&  Cite evidence

-          Besides reasons, evidence is one of the important support of your argument. Evidence consists of the following:

·         Examples

·         Facts

·         Testimony (expert opinion that backs up your points.)

·         Personal observation

 

 

&  Refute the opposition

-          A good argument does not ignore its opposition. Instead, it tries to refute it- to show that the opposition’s case is weak.

-          The best way is to state the opposing side and then immediately respond.

 

 

 

          (Taken from: Writing Talk Paragraphs and Short Essays With Readings)

 

 

 

 

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