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100 Persuasive Essay Topics Persuasive essays are a bit like argument essays and persuasive speeches, but they tend to be a little kinder and gentler. Argument essays require you to discuss and to attack an alternate view, while persuasive essays are attempts to convince the reader that you have a believable argument. In other words, you are an advocate, not an adversary. A Persuasive Essay Has 3 Components Introduction: This is the opening paragraph of your essay. It contains the hook, which is used to grab the reader's attention, and the thesis, or argument, which you'll explain in the next section.Body: This is the heart of your essay, usually three to five paragraphs in length.
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) - English levels The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF or CEFR) was put together by the Council of Europe as a way of standardising the levels of language exams in different regions. It is very widely used internationally and all important exams are mapped to the CEFR. There are six levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
Explore the World With These 100 Country Quizzes How much do you know about Cape Verde? What about Colombia, Bangladesh or Montenegro? Since 2017, the Learning Network has been publishing a five-question “Country of the Week” quiz based on The New York Times’s travel coverage, news reporting and photojournalism to help build students’ geography skills. Each Monday morning during the school year we release a new quiz, and this month we published our 100th one. To mark the milestone, we organized all the quizzes we’ve published so far by continent below. But by no means are we finished; for example, look for our Egypt quiz next week, and for Greece the week after that. The Introduction – Writefix.com One easy way to write the introduction for an argument or opinion essay is to write THREE sentences: two about the topicone thesis sentence You can write either Situation or Opinion introductions. There’s not much difference between them.
King Arthur, Caerleon and Camelot The place name 'Camelot' does not occur in early versions of the story of Arthur. However, Geoffrey of Monmouth (1133AD) tells how Arthur held court at 'The City Of The Legions' and leaves us in little doubt that this was Caerleon. Certainly Caerleon would have been a most impressive location for Arthur to hold court for important rulers, with its splendid roman remains. Equally, we can be sure that only a professional army could defend the Roman fortress ruins. If Caerleon was more than just a meeting place for Arthur we must look to the surrounding hill tops for the location of his 'castle'. Sure enough such a site exists less than a mile North of the village - a fortification known as 'Belinstocke'. Best Short Stories for Middle Schoolers, As Chosen by Teachers It can be a challenge to get middle schoolers interested in reading. The thought of tackling a thick novel can be overwhelming, especially during distance learning. Short stories are always a great choice. In addition to requiring less of a time commitment, they are an easy way to expose your students to new authors and genres. Also, the best short stories are every bit as engaging and meaningful as the best novels.
Lesson of the Day: Amanda Gorman and ‘The Hill We Climb’ As its name suggests, occasional poetry documents and reflects upon particular occasions, events both public and private, grand and less grand, from Tennyson’s “The Charge of the Light Brigade” to Frank O’Hara’s “The Day Lady Died” on the death of Billie Holiday. Often occasional poems are commissioned and intended for a public reading. Through the ages, kings and queens have summoned poets to celebrate their triumphs. Since John F. Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help? If you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. If you would like to suggest another topic, please send it and a set of questions to begin the topic.