How to write Essay in SBI PO Exam?
Dear readers, as you know that SBI PO 2014 Paper will also contain a Descriptive Test of 50 marks (1 hour duration), which will consist of English Language Comprehension, Short Précis, Letter Writing & Essay).
So, here we are presenting you "How to write Essay?" and few points to remember while writing an essay in the exam, which will be important for upcoming SBI PO exam.
How to write an essay?
1. Analyze the prompt. Note exactly what is asked in the question.
Write down the prompt on the rough page.
Underline the key words in the prompt. Look for words like "explain," "identify," "analyze" or "define."
Break down the prompt into components. If you are to "identify" something and then "analyze" it, then write 1 paragraph identifying what's requested and a second paragraph analyzing what you identified.
2. List all of your ideas.
Write short sentence fragments or keywords of all of the facts that you can remember. These should be facts that will support the arguments or statements that you will make in your essay.
3. Write a thesis statement for the entire essay.
This statement should identify the point that you will make in your essay.
Avoid writing statements about yourself. For instance, don't write "I think" or "The point I will make today is..."
Make the thesis statement specific.When writing about an interpretation,use neutral language to state your opinion.Write "Jawahar Lal Nehru will always be remembered as a great Indian Prime Minister because he arguably ended the slavery in India." Avoid writing "Everyone thinks Jawahar Lal Nehru is the best Prime Minister in history."
Make every paragraph in your essay after carefully considering the thesis statement.
4. Divide the facts that you listed earlier into 2 to 4 groups.
Note the common characteristics of the points in each group. The common characteristics will become the topic sentences for your body paragraphs.