Every knows that your concluding paragraph summarizes all of the information that you have just gone over, restates your thesis statement, and gives that reader additional studies that can be done to further the research but you would be amazed how many times the essay falls apart here because of wording words are. In academic writing, a well-crafted conclusion can provide the final word on the value of your analysis, research, or paper complete your conclusions with conviction conclusions show readers the value of your completely developed argument or thoroughly answered question consider the conclusion from the reader's. The three-paragraph essay is no exception in this essay, the conclusion can be just as long as the other two paragraphs, and it can drive home the point made in the thesis statement and body paragraph as with most conclusion paragraphs, this paragraph ought to restate the thesis in different words. Transition words what are transitions and how are they used transitions are phrases or words used to connect one idea to the next transitions are used by the author to help the reader progress from one significant idea to the next transitions also show the relationship within a paragraph (or within a sentence). You might break a 2,000 word essay into the following parts: ▫ introduction (200 words) ▫ discussion (400 words) 2-3 paragraphs ▫ evaluation of current practice (500 words) 3-4 paragraphs ▫ critical analysis of future directions (700 words) 5- 6 paragraphs ▫ conclusion (200 words) breaking the essay into smaller sections.
10 read the main body of the for and against essay below on the topic: discuss the view that advertising promotes excessive consumerism then read the beginnings and endings and say which of the techniques on p 56 has been used in each one finally, replace the bold type words or phrases in the. Words and phrases that connect and make logical transitions between sentences , paragraphs, and sections of a for instance such as according to in any event to illustrate as a result 4 to show cause and effect: since thus this results in brought about because of to this end consequently. There are several general statements that you can make in the conclusion to take it beyond merely summarising the essay what are the implications of this argument why is it important what issues does it raise not every essay can end on this note shorter essays (those below 1200 words) do not have enough space. It can sometimes be difficult to start a sentence to express ideas, or find words to show the relationship between ideas below is a list of possible sentence starters, transitional and other words that may be useful to introduce this essay discusses is explored is defined the definition of will be given.
English transition words are essential, since they not only connect ideas, but also can introduce a certain shift, contrast or opposition, emphasis or agreement, purpose, result or conclusion, etc in the line of argument the transition words and phrases have been assigned only once to somewhat artificial categories, although. Just be cautious, especially about using secondary material: make sure that you get the last word conclude by setting your discussion into a different, perhaps larger, context for example, you might end an essay on nineteenth-century muckraking journalism by linking it to a current news magazine program like 60 minutes.
After all in any event in other words on balance all in all in brief in short that is (that is to say) all things considered in conclusion in brief therefore briefly in essence in summary to put it differently by and large indeed in the final analysis to sum up hence on the whole in the long run to summarize. The function of the essay's conclusion is to restate the main argument it reminds the reader of the strengths of the argument: that is, it reiterates the most important evidence supporting the argument make sure, however, that your conclusion is not simply a repetitive summary as this reduces the impact of the argument you. Homelessness is a growing epidemic across the country this terrible misfortune has led to many unsuspecting people leading impoverished lifestyles, and facing the horrific and heart-wrenching tragedy of abandonment the purpose of this essay is to not only persuade the readers to get involved in ending homelessness.