environmental problem

Writing an academic essay

The world is facing many environmental problems these days. Outline one environmental problem facing your country or city today and describe some issues that have arisen plus some possible solutions for this problem.

Topic = environmental problems in the world

Focus = environmental problems and solutions





Purpose The essay will outline one environmental problem facing China

Thesis this essay will argues that



BP1 Problem   Topic sentence = topic + controlling idea


Air pollution

Citations – primary and secondary, evidence, examples, name of the problem and effects,

Although, however, even though = concession

Paraphrase, no personal pronouns

Could, might: , may





BP2  TS  The first solution to solve the environmental problem could be …..







Conclusion no new information (restate the issue) +reason why?