Do you want to study at college or university? Do you want to know how to write assignments better? This activity will help develop your assignment writing skills.
Here is an example of a typical essay question.
Your local council would like to know how to improve your local area.
▶Task 1 - assignment question words
This next exercise helps you to understand typical words in assignment questions.
▶Task 2 - parts of an essay
When you write an essay, you should include the following sections:
▶Task 3 - sentence linking
When writing a paragraph, it is common to start sentences with something that is mentioned in the previous one; this will make your writing flow well.
▶Task 4 - topic sentences
When writing an essay it is usual to start each paragraph with a topic sentence, which gives a short summary of what the paragraph will be about.
▶Task 5 - conjunctions
▶Task 6 - your turn
Now, it’s your turn:
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