How to write AN OPINION ESSAY

  • Writing an opinion essay is one of the topics of unit 2. In opinion essays you have to convince the reader that your point of view is correct. There are three parts in these essays:
  1. Opening – Presentation of the topic and your opinion.
  2. Body – Specific reasons anf facts to support your opinion.
  3. Conclusion – Summary and restatement of your opinion.

It is important to use connectors and expressions to express opinions, as for example,

I think that…
I believe that…
In my opinion…
As far as I’m concerned…
Personally,…
I love / can’t stand / don’t mind …
As for…
For example…
In conclusion,…
To sum up,…
In short,…

TASK:

Choose one topic and write an opinion essay.

1. Young people are not interested in politics. “Do you agree?”

2. The government should provide more after-school activities for young people.

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