D A R N D 5 TYPES OF ESSAYS. D iscussive A rgumentative R eflective N arrative D escriptive. A rgumentative/ D iscussive 1. Speaking proper English 2. is no longer essential 3. in this changing world . 4. What is your opinion ?. Define what is proper English
Argumentative/Discussive1. Speaking proper English2. is no longer essential 3. in this changing world. 4. What is your opinion?
and when the situations of speaking proper English arises
This changing world is learning English as a main language for world communication. e.g. Singapore's main administrative language is English for such purposes
This changing world is becoming a global village for tourists to access the world
e.g Establishes Singapore's reputation for tourists as helpful and attractive
the changing world is increasingly looking to China as the next economy where English is not first language
the changing world is one that celebrates diversity
English is not the mother tongue of many countries – it becomes mixed with local dialects e.g. Singlish
Have your opinion of whether or not speaking good English is essential, especially from the point of yourself as a Singaporean.
Descriptive1. Good leaders are regarded to have qualities that many admire.2.Describe a leader3. who has been influential and admirable4. in your life.
Use “safe” figures like coaches, mentors, parents
Describe in details their leadership traits and how it affected you
Focus on one particular incident
Discussive1. Students in the near future2. will have a greater say 3. in their school policies. 4. What are the factors that will lead to this result?
- openness from school
- input from mature students
- overwhelming discipline problem
- student complaints
Use situations like holidays or long awaited leisure trips
Gingerly use career promotions or meetings (with convincing
Focus on anticipation and benefits of the opportunity
turn it into a farfetched terrorist accident
exaggarate the “turn out” of the event
keep to details and elaborate on the character's emotion and response
stick to a believable storyline
what is the benefit of the blessings in disguise
use relational bonds or a crucial lesson learnt
You can also speak personally
with the teacher
regarding more questions.