Tutor profile: Maureen S.
What is the basic format of an essay? Provide details that are important in the content and structure of an essay.
The first step in writing an essay is the introduction. The introduction must be in the first paragraph discussing the topic of the essay and providing a thesis. The following paragraphs are the body paragraphs and must include evidence for the argument or supporting details. Then, one must write the concluding paragraph, restating the thesis and concisely recapping the main points of the essay.
Subject: Environmental Science
Freshwater can become polluted and unsafe for drinking or cooking. The word that most closely defines polluted is .
a. salt water b. purified c. contained d. contaminated
Subject: Study Skills
What techniques or skills help you best when you study?
Students differ in learning techniques; while some students may absorb information regardless of the teaching method, others may have more difficulty learning in a particular style. Study techniques such as index cards, visual aid, music, and mnemonic devices are some of the various options a student may use in order to best educate themselves.
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