How to choose an essay topic

Learn how to choose a good topic for your essay.

How to find the right angle for an essay

Learn how to identify an angle for your essay.

How to use sources in an essay

Learn how to identify reliable sources for your essay.

How to carry out essay research and note-making

Learn how to research and make notes for your essay.

How to use tone in an essay

Learn how to use tone effectively in your essay.

Using statistics in an essay

Learn how to use statistical evidence in your essay.

How to cite sources in an essay

Learn how to cite sources in your essay.

How to create a bibliography

Learn how to write a bibliography for your essay.

How to build an argument

When writing a well-reasoned argument, use a formal, impersonal tone and consider all points of view. Learn how to build an argument in this Bitesize English video for 3rd level.

How to persuade a reader

Getting the reader to agree with you is the goal of persuasive writing. Learn how to persuade a reader in this Bitesize English video for 3rd level.

Persuasion in the media

Learn and revise persuasive techniques in media texts.

How to write an introduction to an essay

The opening of your essay should be specific and to the point. Learn how to write an introduction to an essay in this Bitesize English video for 3rd level.

How to write a conclusion to an essay

Your essay's conclusion is where you draw all your ideas together and summarise your answer to the question.

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