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Hi Wyatt, These methods of persuasion have helped me by teaching us to look carefully in the position associated with the opposite side. That permits me to make arguments that are meaningful to many other people and in addition helps us to be sure of what I really do believe. I really hope these help you too!


I happened to be just curious how successful was the strategy described in the article been to suit your needs? What were some of your successes and failures in persuading others? What have you learned from those experiences?

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Virginia Kearney

7 months ago from United States

Hi Haaris! It is very difficult to write a essay that is full just 20 minutes. The things I suggest is that you begin by writing a brief outline. Turn the subject into a question. Answer the question (this is certainly your thesis statement). Then write 3 reasons or supports for that thesis (you can make note of examples you shall use to support those). Then do a conclusion that tells your reader what they are expected to think, do or believe after reading your essay. Example:

Should students need certainly to write essays in 20 minutes?

Writing twenty minute essays is great for understanding how to write quickly but will not teach students to consider clearly, develop strong arguments, or fully think out answers.

Body: turn those three points above into 1-3 paragraphs with a few examples.

Conclusion: Teachers must look into they give essay assignments whether they want their students to write quickly or well when.

Haaris Madaha

Hello, my name is Haaris. I will be in 8th grade. I am going to take an exam for the #1 highschool in Delaware. Wilmington Charter. I now know we have 20 minutes that we have to write an essay and. How I can finish in time whilst still being have a good, effective essay.


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Virginia Kearney

8 months ago from united states of america

Hi Ansumana, debate questions should be issues that do have more than one answer. In addition they need to be something that people disagree about. Another quality of a good debate question is this has to be a thing that people worry about. Here are a few examples:

1. Could be the WACE a fair test?

2. Perform some questions from the WACE really test what someone has learned?

3. Does passing the WACE test mean you were ready for University?

4. Just how can the WACE be much more effective?

Ansumana Allieu

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Rose Bell

9 months ago from Toronto

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Virginia Kearney

9 months ago from United States

Hi Sofia, political power is an excellent topic you need a question to focus your essay around. Think about a question people have about political power, such as for example: “How can we make sure the government does not abuse political power?” Start a story to your essay concerning the problem. Then pose a question to your question. Your answer to the relevant question is your thesis. Arguing and explaining for the response is your body. Appealing to your audience to accomplish something or believe a certain way is the final outcome.


English is my second language and I have a hard time to determine how to write my essay with a subject ”POWER”. I’m not sure if political will work but I’m not sure the way I can begin. Might you please give me some advice? Thank you.


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13 months ago from London, UK

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Hi Judith, i am also an experienced academic writer who is actually interested in popular writing. A few of the instructors that I make use of have students write a paper in a certain style, but i favor to view every one of the argumentative techniques as part of our ”bag of tricks.” So, i do believe that to persuade, probably the most important thing is to, to start with, consider carefully your audience carefully. Consider what they know and whatever they believe, including any beliefs that are”false that they may hold regarding your subject. Then think about what it is them to think, do, or believe after reading your work that you actually want. Then glance at the strategies that are different decide which ones might work to convince that audience best. I have several articles that are different persuasion that you could wish to have a look at for ideas and examples.

Judith Coche PhD

Virgiia..thank you . clear and targeted language for the author of 4 books who wants to tell stories rather than more writing that is academic.

What’s the difference between an academically constructed argument and trade that is memoir on psychological topics?

Seems that Toulman may be the style but need details.


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Virginia Kearney

a couple of years ago from United States

Sisila-I wish you all the best. I have about 100 articles on Hubpages about writing. I encourage you to keep on learning!

Sisilia R Toutai

English is my language that is second and with essay writing and a disagreement essay, I find your advise but time is quite short for my assessment test tomorrow. I am going to try my better to focus on your advise to see if I am able to pass about this level for my future study. Thank you for this very helpful article about argument essay.

Virginia Kearney

36 months ago from United States

Miranda–I’m so glad this short article has helped you. It truly comes from my experience with teaching students to write as opposed to from a textbook. My students have taught me a great deal! Much luck to you personally on your courses.

Miranda Stork

36 months ago from England

Many thanks for a hub that is really great! It is now officially back at my ’favourites’ bar. I must do a lot of argument essays at this time for my course, and I sometimes have a tricky time working out just how to structure them – this hub will probably help me so much with making my arguments clearer.

Virginia Kearney

5 years back from united states of america

Honestly, Dragos–often the best way to begin with is merely to write down anything you know, then write down questions that occur to you. If you’re doing an investigation paper, then you can start gathering information predicated on the questions you have. I often just start with Googling a number of the questions. Often you will not come up with research you can make use of in your paper, however it can jog you into having some good ideas. In an argument essay, everything you actually need is:

an answer (your answer, plus what other people would answer)

3 or higher reasons that are good your answer

reasoned explanations why one other email address details aren’t as effective as yours

This is certainly basically what you’re planning to talk about.


I pretty much know what has got to go in an essay but I’m having a hard time planning my thoughts and writing down ideas on an interest.

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7 years ago from LA

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