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Ch 16: Types of Essays

About This Chapter

Watch the video lessons in this chapter to learn all about the different types of essays. The lessons will cover descriptive essays, persuasive essays and more!

Types of Essays - Chapter Summary

This chapter reviews a variety of essay types using brief but informative video lessons. You'll learn how to write narrative, descriptive, persuasive, informative, evaluative and descriptive essays. You'll also review examples of each essay type. After completing this chapter you will be proficient in the following:

  • Characteristics of a narrative and descriptive essay
  • Structure of an informative essay
  • Components of a persuasive essay
  • Format and characteristics of an evaluative essay

Our expert instructors have developed these videos to illustrate the lesson topics clearly and vividly. You can watch the full videos as many times as you like, or skip to specific topics using the convenient video tags. Each comes with a written transcript you can use to follow along with the video, or to help you review afterwards. In addition, the lesson quizzes and chapter exam will enable you to assess your knowledge before you move on to a new subject.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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