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…
As a result, levels of fitness are declining.
Consequently, obesity and high cholesterol levels are becoming increasingly widespread.
Giving more Information
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.