A brief summary on how to write an
Introduction: Definition of topic or issue
Present view/take a stand
Paragraph 1: first argument to support view
Paragraph 2: second reason to support view
Paragraph 3: third reason to support vie
Conclusion: Restating of view/stand
- Most important reason
- Second, third reasons
- Examples, situations
- Facts, figures
Transitional words (used to link points and add similar, additional and contrasting points)
– In addition
– For example
– On the other hand
Expressions to use
- It is undeniable
- Without doubt
- I am of the view
- I fully support
- I agree
- I cannot argue with
- I am inclined to think
- I am convinced
- In conclusion
1.Write a composition of about 350 words on one of the following topics.
The various programmes for turtle conservation should be carried on. Do you agree or disagree?
Explain the logistics of a turtle conservation programme
i.e. what is being done. State your stand for or against such a programme.
A unique species of animals –
give facts as example;
part of the ecosystem,
so cannot do without it;
plays an important role in nature –
controls jellyfish population.
Stop practices of eating and selling parts of turtle and its eggs;
Preserve the species for future generations.
Revenue as a source of income for the nation
Four species of sea turtles in the world can be found nesting on Malaysian:
the olive-ridley turtle,
the hawksbill turtle,
the green turtle and
the leatherback turtle.
A lot of money spent.
A lot of manpower needed.
Waste of time and effort –
could be spent on helping poor people.
A matter of survival of the fittest –
if cannot survive, make way for stronger species.
End your composition by reaffirming your stand.