What is an Essay? A discursive essay A discursive essay is a piece of formal writing which discusses a particular issue, situation or problem. There are three main types of discursive essays. For and againstessays present both sides of an issue, discussing points in favour of a particular topic as well...
SIX STEPS TO WRITING A GOOD TOK ESSAY:
A STUDENT GUIDE
SELECT A TITLE FROM THE IB LIST.
Do not instantly seize upon a title that sounds appealing and plunge into it headlong. Instead, read carefully all titles (that is, all topics or questions) on the list. Which one allows you...
for English Language and Composition effective 2010, found in the Acorn Booklet and on the AP Central Website [http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/repository/ap-english-course-description.pdf]:
An AP course in English Language and Composition engages students in becoming skilled readers of...
Assessment item 2: Essay (Individual)
Write an individual academic essay of 2000 words (+/-10%) on the one of the following questions:
2. “Business will never be sustainable because profit is the main driver”. Discuss.
Business sustainability and profits are two significant issues, which modern...
evaluated for accuracy. Everything should then be meticulously documented. There are many topics that can be used for this purpose. The list includes animal rights, minimum wage, vaccines, climate change, immigration, obesity, overpopulation, spanking, smoking bans, wind energy, and school uniforms.
For and AgainstEssays
A ‘for and against” essay is a formal piece of writing in which you discuss
the advantages and disadvantages of a specific topic.
A good essay of this type should consist of:
a) an introductory paragraph in which you clearly state the topic to be
discussed, without giving...
Animals being used as entertainment, cruel or not?
Every year 6 to 8 million dogs and cats enter shelters, and 3 to 4 million shelter dogs and cats are killed. A case involving quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons, Michael Vick, in 2007 made national news when he was indicted of running a dog fighting...
Until recently, vegetarianism has remained ostracized at the outskirts of our society, associated in collective public opinion almost exclusively with radical animal rights activists and "left-wing political attitudes" (Lund). In recent years, however, the practice of abstaining from meat consumption...
In this essay I evaluate Milton Friedman’s essay: “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits” in 1970, on the Social Responsibility of a business and his theory, which is called the “Efficiency Perspective”. In every article and book that I have read about social responsibility...
sceptics point out evidence which disproves such claims and raises further issues and complications not found with traditional paper methods. In this essay I will discuss some examples of different e-voting technologies and some of the problems surrounding them. I will then discuss some other more general...
(The candidate may not answer
the essay and the contextual question on the same genre.)
In SECTION A, if a candidate has answered all four questions on seen poems,
mark only the first two.
In SECTIONS B and C, if a candidate has answered two contextual or two
essay questions, mark the first one and...
Why Abortion is Immoral
1. A sketch of standard anti-abortion and pro-choice
arguments exhibits how those arguments possess certain
symmetries that explain why partisans of those positions
are so convinced of the correctness of their own positions,
why they are not successful in convincing...
religious dogma or a conclusion generated by seriously confused philosophical argument. The purpose of this essay is to undermine this general belief. This essay sets out an argument that purports to show, as well as any argument in ethics can show, that abortion is, except possibly in rare cases, seriously...
Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 86 (April, 1989), pp. 183-202
1. A sketch of standard anti-abortion and pro-choice arguments exhibits how those arguments possess certain symmetries that explain why partisans of those positions are so convinced of the correctness of their own positions...
religious dogma or a conclusion
generated by seriously confused philosophical argument. The purpose of this essay is to undermine this general belief. This essay sets
out an argument that purports to show, as well as any argument in
ethics can show, that abortion is, except possibly in rare cases, seriously...
queries for CSR programs. Is there a business case for CSR? How can corporations be benefitted from CSR? Theses questions will be discussed in this essay and so as the answers.
B. Is there a business case for CSR?
“Corporations are expected to be good citizens” asserted by Briggs and Verma (2006). Customers...
Delivering your presentation
Talk to your audience, don't read to them!
A presentation is not the same as an essay.
If you read out your presentation as if it were an essay, your audience will probably understand very little and will lose concentration quickly.
So use notes, cue cards or overheads...
you have no more ideas, look at your clusters and decide which ideas seem more important
From this diagram, the writer can develop an essay on the causes or effects of obesity.
Preparing a scratch outline - a plan to achieve a unified, supported & organized composition
In a scratch...
SEMESTER TWO PROJECT
Analytical essay in Philosophy (IB Internal Assessment
Philosophy 2 HL IB
IDENTIFY a relevant non-philosophical work that assists in the exploration of a major issue in Philosophy
ANALYZE the non-philosophical work from ONE consistent accurately...