When writing an essay, where should the majority of your time be spent?
In the planning stage. Most students lose time and focus when they do not spend time creating and developing a well thought out outline. When you focus the majority of your energy on the outline, you can save time in the long run and develop an essay that both strong and easy to understand.
Explain the difference between the verb ser and the verb estar.
The verb ser is used when speaking about a metaphysical space as in I am when addressing a state of existence. The verb estar is used when speaking about an entirely physical space as in I am at home. While the definition of both verbs is to be, they offer entirely different meanings when used in context.
What are the ways in which a student can analyze a written piece of text in order to get a deeper understanding of it?
Students should take the following into consideration when reading a text: 1. The historical, cultural and geopolitical time period during which the text was written, 2. The audience for which the text was written, 3. The author's personal, cultural and historical context, 4. The characters and their relationship to the story.