Persuasive Essay Writing

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We all read and write in our everyday life, whether to stay tuned to current events, communicating with our friends through social media, or for the academic purposes. It is very difficult to get used to reading and writing, especially for the people like with English as the second language. The assignments I have completed, the improvements I have made, and by countless help from the instructor throughout the semester in the English 1010 course, I was able to gain some significant skills that will help me not only in the future English course, but also in any purpose of the writing or reading. However, I still have a lot more to improve in order to bring perfection in my reading and writing skills. I try to review my vocabularies, thesis statement,…show more content…
In ENG 1010 course, we have done many practices about how we can improve our point of view when writing a persuasive essay. Often, it is very hard to start an introduction or a thesis statement of an essay when you don’t have sufficient information and ideas. For example, we did an assignment called “Hidden Intellectualism Persuasive Essay” where I had to pick a side if Gerald Graff was right or wrong about his argument. When I started the essay, I showed my thesis statement to my professor, he said it was unclear and needed to be improved. What I wrote was: However, I disagree with Graff, because Graff contradicts that students will fail in the future if they are not challenged in thing that they are not used to. Eventually, which will lead students to…show more content…
In other words, extending your ideas throughout an essay, fluent sentences, cannot be redundant, and each sentence should be related to the main idea. I have some of these struggles in my writing that needs to be improved. I did a summary assignment based on an essay from the book, called Hidden Intellectualism by Gerald Graff. I received feedback from professor as, “transition is too soon – you haven 't made clear is main point before shifting to "also.” Also, he commented about fluency on the same page, moving a sentence upward to for it to sound better. In the rough draft of the summary paper, I stated, “Graff meant by saying that is that schools and colleges ….”, this is what I wrote during writing the summary, which sounds very awkward when I read it out loud. Along with that, when I wrote my Literacy Narrative essay, the length was only three paragraphs which took only a page. Then, I could have added more details about how I made new friends or about the setting of a moment from the first day of my college to make my narrative a little longer and
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