Persuasive Writing- Advertisement

The Oxford online dictionary defines advertisement as ‘a notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event or publicizing a job vacancy’.  Advertisement is a type of Persuasive Writing. Advertisements are often seen on the CSEC English A paper 1 (multiple choice paper) in the form of comprehension passages. In preparing to answer this type of…

The Difference between the Argumentative and Persuasive Essays

Argument and persuasion are two different concepts in English. An argumentative essay is a piece of writing that attempts to convince the readers that the author’s idea is true. This is a genre of writing that is used to defend or prove a point. A writer should do a through research; gather accurate facts and figures before writing an argumentative…

How to Write an Argumentative Essay- CSEC English Section D

Just imagine being in a discussion with your friends and you have to argue something amicably. In this case, you have to state and explain your position. This is what an argumentative essay is all about. It explains with evidence why you take a particular stand. At the end of the essay, the reader should be able to think the…

How to Write a Letter to the Editor

Below is the livestream that was done on the CSEC English Youtube channel and along with the sample that was typed in the livestream.   SAMPLE LETTER TO THE EDITOR Reference Text: Gangadeen, H et al, A Complete English Course for Secondary Schools Book 4, Revised Edition, 2004 , pg 194 Pitbulls (a genetically engineered breed of dogs) have created…