Rules for writing essays
- From the formal rules of writing an essay can only be called one thing – the presence of the header.
- The internal structure of an essay can be arbitrary. Since this is a small form of written work, it does not require a repetition of the conclusions at the end, they may be included in the main text or in the title.
- The argument may be preceded by the formulation of the problem. Formulation of the problem may coincide with the final conclusion.
In contrast to the abstract, which is addressed to any reader, therefore, begins with “I want to tell you about …” and ends with “I came to the following conclusions …”, an essay – is a replica prepared addressed to the reader (listener). That is the man who in general have is, what will be discussed. This allows the author of essays focus on the discovery of new and does not clutter the presentation of official details.
Errors when writing essays
In contrast, tests, essays do not purport to format multiple-choice (when you are invited to choose multiple answers). Writing an essay is not limited in time, you can rewrite it many times, ask your friends to read your essay. Take advantage of all possibilities and try to avoid common mistakes.
Do not think that we can confine ourselves to check the spelling. Reread your essay and make sure that there is not any ambiguous expressions, failed revolutions, etc. Examples that do not “take note”:
“I am proud to be able to resist drug use, alcohol and tobacco.”
“To work in your company (organization), located in a wonderful place where a lot of architecture in the Gothic style, is an exciting challenge for me.”
Tedious preface. The lack of detail
Too often, interesting essay loses that represents a list of assertions with no illustrations of examples. For the essay is characterized by the usual cliches: the importance of hard work and perseverance, learning from mistakes, etc.
Essays are limited to a certain number of words, so you need to dispose of this amount is reasonable. Sometimes it means giving up some ideas or details, especially if they have already been mentioned somewhere, or do not have a direct bearing on the case.Such things only distract the reader (listener) and the dwarf main theme essays.
The longer the sentence, the better – so say some of the candidates. However, it is far from the truth. Long sentences have not yet prove the correctness of the author, and short sentences often produce a greater effect. Best of all, when the long essays interspersed with short phrases. Try to read the essay aloud. If you feel that you have breath, break the paragraph into smaller paragraphs.
When you finish writing an essay, do this exercise. Give each paragraph of the letter, either S (short), or M (medium), or L (long). S – less than 10 words, M – less than 20 words, L – 20 or more words.
Rules noe essay has the following or a similar order of the letters – MSMLM S.
Incorrect essay describes a sequence of letters – SSSMLL L.
Do not overload the essay
When writing an essay drop words from the encyclopedia. Misuse of words distracts the reader’s attention, diminishes the value of the essay.
Avoiding these common mistakes, you will be able to interest the expert committee (the employer) to their experiences.