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Advantages / Disadvantages Essay

 

Thursday - Writing test - 200 word essay on an important issue in the UAE

 

 



 

See the PDA form your teacher uses to give you your mark

http://vancesclass.pbworks.com/w/file/99326591/PDA%20Report%20updated%20Aug%202015.docx  

 

Sunday Oct 15 - Period 3 - Grammar Review

 

Headwaygrammar_past_questions_continuous.pdf

Headway Test handout on

  • Past Simple 3
  • Question forms
  • Past simple / present continuous

 

And a General Review 1 worksheet (pages 1-4)

General grammar Review 1.docx

 

Sunday Oct 8 - In classes ONE and TWO this week - choose a topic and prepare an outline

Write this week's 200-word essay in four class periods 

Choose a topic. Here are your choices:

 

  1. Many people think that iPads can help students learn more effectively, but many students use them to waste time in class
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of students having iPads in class, and (in your conclusion) what should be done about the disadvantages?
    advantages and disadvantages of iPads in class.docx 
     
  2. Gulf News recently reported that although the government wants people to recycle waste, only 20% of waste is recycled in UAE
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of waste recycling?
    why should people recycle waste and why dont they.docx


  3. In 2010 nearly all electricity in UAE was generated in gas power plants
    but the country is moving toward greater use of solar power (electricity from sunlight).  
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of using solar power in instead of gas to produce energy in UAE? 
    advantages and disadvantages of solar power.docx  

 

 

Prepare an outline

Four paragraph essay planner.docx

 

Tuesday Oct 3 - In class THREE and FOUR this week - write a first draft of your 200-word essay

 

Write the essay following the example

 

Write at least 4 paragraphs following this example

200-word essay guidelines.docx

 

An example of a well-written essay on a favorite sport

https://www.screencast.com/t/mfdnDN7CGV 

 

 

 

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