CXC English A tutorials

CXC English A tutorials

Volunteer Services Overseas (VSO) Caribbean Volunteer Publications: Strategies for Improving Language across the Curriculum

Volunteer Services Overseas (VSO) Caribbean Volunteer Publications:
Strategies for Improving Language across the Curriculum

 

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CXC English A exam: persuasive essay writing: interactive activity

 CXC English A exam: persuasive essay writing: interactive activity

 

Here is an interactive activity which allows you to practice organizing ideas and sentences to develop a persuasive essay.

CXC English A: paragraph development: interactive activity

CXC English A: paragraph development: interactive activity

 

Here are some interactive activities which help you to improve your paragraph writing skills.

 

CXC English A exam: interactive activity: basic persuasive essay format

CXC English A exam: interactive activity: basic persuasive essay format

 

Here is an interactive activity which leads you through the steps in writing a basic persuasive essay.

CXC English A exam: interactive activity: writing compare and contrast essays

CXC English A exam: interactive activity: writing compare and contrast essays

First steps in writing an essay

The basic unit of sentences, paragraphs and essays

Transitions: keeping your persuasive essay moving

Transitions

Transitions are a very important linking devices when you are writing persuasive essays.

Why write persuasive (argumentative) essays?

What is persuasive (argumentative) writing and why do it?

Persuasive writing is when you, the writer, are trying to get the reader to agree with your point of view about a topic. 

How to organize paragraphs in a persuasive essay

The organization of paragraphs in a persuasive essay

CXC English A: More finding the main idea exercises

The first step in writing a summary: Finding the main idea

The first step in writing a good summary is to understand the topic of the passage you are about to summarize.

Finding the main idea of a passage can be easy or difficult. If the main idea or purpose of the passage is stated, your job is easy, you simply restate the main idea of the passage in your own words.

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