Have you been assigned an essay for you college application? Or is it some brand promotional essay you have been assigned at work? With so much of competition all around, you should aim to stand out in the crowd to make a lasting impression. And that calls for good lot of groundwork to improve your pen flair. Here are some tips for you that will help you to enhance your writing skills.
- Mind the Outline
You should proceed to write my essay with a basic outline in your mind. Shortlist points that you want to mention. The basic structure of an essay usually starts with an introduction that says about the topic you are writing about. Then you write the body of the essay that has detailed discussions, evidences and arguments on the topic you are writing. Finally, you wind up with a balanced conclusion which ties up all the loose knots in connection to the thesis.
- Use correct grammar, style and punctuation
If you want your reader to clearly understand what you have written, be careful with your grammar, punctuation and style. Make sure you know the very basics of grammar. Learn when and how to use the punctuations properly. For style of writing, using an active voice will make your essay stronger.
- Use correct vocabulary
Just because you want to make an intelligent argument you can’t be impose big words randomly here and there in your essay. Get your vocabulary game strong and use only those words which you know and can explain. Most importantly, use those words that are the most appropriate for the context you have created. Sometimes using big words unnecessarily takes away the clarity of the argument.
- Analyze your argument and prove your point
You have to stick to your argument. Explain your points and claims in lucid language and support with facts and evidence. But if the fact does not support you original argument please do not write about it.