how to write a short essay
in almost every kind of t est of englis h , shor t es say writing is an indispensable component as it is the only subjecttest item, the aim of which is to evaluat e both the testee’s linguistic competence and pe rformance .
an essay writing , be it in ce t 4/ 6 , or in ne tem, or in toefl, or in ielts, or in pets, us ually involves the following five steps:
the first step is analyzing the tas k . t hat is to say that you should analyze the topic , the purpose and the r equir ements . only by doing so can you center a rou nd the general theme of the essay .
the second step is preparing a plan . at this stage , an outline should be made, including the introduction , the body and the conclusion .
the third step is collecting relevant information . it includes the information from the topic and the knowledge you have alr eady acquir ed .
the four th step is writing up . this is the centr al pa rt of your task , which is based on what informa tion you have collected .
the last step is checking your writing . at this stage, you s hould check your whole essay and cor r ect e r rors that you have car eles sly made, such as er ror s in gr amma r , spelling and handwriting . although this is the final step , you should not neglect it .
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