How to build an argument

When writing to persuade, use a formal, impersonal tone and consider all points of view. Learn how to build an argument with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to write an essay

An essay needs to be well structured and carefully planned. Learn how to write an essay with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to write an introduction to an essay

An introduction should outline your key ideas and hook the reader’s interest. Learn how to write an introduction to an essay with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to write a conclusion to an essay

A conclusion is where you link back to the question and briefly restate your main points. Learn how to write a conclusion to an essay with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to persuade a reader

Getting the reader to agree with you is the goal of persuasive writing. Learn how to persuade a reader with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to write a speech

A powerful speech uses a variety of techniques to capture the listener. Learn how to write a speech with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to write a formal letter

A formal letter needs to follow a set layout and use formal language. Learn how to write a formal letter with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.