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
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?