Essay Writing

Planning and Writing

Read the question or essay title carefully, make sure you understand exactly to what is required.


Quickly note down some ideas on the topic as you think of them. Then write down some vocabulary that you know you will need to write about this subject.


If you are asked to discuss a topic or give your opinion it is important to organise your thoughts and present your arguments clearly in paragraphs and to work out the structure of your essay before you start to write.


Useful Linkers & Markers

Introducing a Point

Nowadays, many people order food online rather than cooking at home.

There are two main reasons for this, firstly

Describing Consequences

As a result, levels of fitness are declining.

Consequently, obesity and high cholesterol levels are becoming increasingly widespread.


Giving more Information

Using Conectors

In addition, an increasing amount of oily, spicy and unhygienic fast food is being consumed

Furthermore / Moreover, people spend a great deal of time surfing the internet or watching Tv.

Finally / Lastly, parents are less likely to teach their children how to cook and the benefits of home made food.


Introducing a Contrasting Point

To make contrasting points

However, some schools are thinking of encouraging healthier eating habits.

In contrast, other countries have introduced compulsory cooking lessons.

On the other hand, certain recipes are experiencing increased popularity.

While the government wants to tackle the issue, advertisers continue to target young people.



Come to an end

In conclusion / To sum up, it is the responsibility, not of the government, but of the individuals to change their lifestyle.

To conclude, rather than relying on online food delivery, people and especially parents should cook at home to reap the health benefits.

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