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GRE PREPARATION COURSE ANALYTICAL WRITING ASSESSMENT: ARGUMENT ESSAY (MODULE – 1) Dr. Kumar Neeraj Sachdev
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02/07/11 2 ISSUE ESSAY TIME LIMIT 45 MINUTES Choice of two topics ARGUMENT ESSAY TIME LIMIT 30 MINUTES No choice as there will be one topic SCORE ON THE SCALE OF 0 TO 6 General
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02/07/11 3 Argument Essay In “Argument” essay, you will be shown a paragraph that argues a certain point. You will then be given 30 minutes to assess that argument’s line of reasoning. The test makers want you to critique the reasoning behind the argument, and not the argument itself. You are supposed to analyze the argument by assessing the conclusion and considering whether the reasons given support the conclusion.
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02/07/11 4 General points You must write on the assigned topic. An essay on any other topic is classified as “off topic” and given an automatic zero for a grade. Your essay is graded “holistically” taking into account factors like Content, Organization, and Execution. These are discussed in detail later. To write an effective essay, you must be concise, forceful, and correct. An effective essay wastes no words, makes its point in a clear, direct way, and conforms to the generally accepted rules of grammar and form. Outline your essay before you begin to write. And make sure that you leave some time for proofreading. Identify all the important gaps between the evidence and the conclusion. Think of remedies for the problems you discover.
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02/07/11 5 Argument Essay: The Nature Content Organization Execution
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6 Content Content or what you have to say refers to the ideas that you think of in your mind in response to the argument topic. Content
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