Ch 15: Intro to Essay Writing

About This Chapter

Discover some of the steps you can take to improve your essay writing when you watch this chapter's video lessons. Instructors also review strategies for developing a strong persuasive argument that engages readers and is free of grammatical errors.

Intro to Essay Writing - Chapter Summary

Check out these lessons to get tips for developing a well-focused essay, even when writing under time constraints. We'll help you take another look at how to address your audience, use source materials to improve the strength of your argument, and successfully refute opposing views to your position. You'll also study revision and editing strategies designed to help you steer clear of the logical fallacies, spelling mistakes, and grammatical errors that can wreck your credibility. Chapter topics include:

  • Practicing essay writing
  • Addressing the audience
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Avoiding logical fallacies
  • Refuting opposing views
  • Focusing your essay
  • Using source materials

Watch these entertaining videos to get a quick review of essay writing strategies, or keep the lesson transcripts at hand while working on a practice essay of your own. These self-paced resources allow you to focus on the topics you're interested in studying.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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