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Welcome to GRE Analytical  Writing (Issue Topic) What do you have? Time:45 mnts (planning and writing) An issue topic The topic is a brief quotation that  states or suggests a position Liberties:accept, reject or modify the  position
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Caution - Allow some time to think about your response  before you start -Support your views with adequate reasons and  examples based on your observation, reading  or study -Proofread what you have written and edit if  necessary 
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  Evaluator’s parameters Understanding  of  complexities  and  outcome of the issue Organization,  development  and  expression of ideas Usage  of  the  elements  of  standard  written English 
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Tasks ahead You have to select one out of given two  topics Choose the topic and decide your stand -You can agree or disagree with the topic -You can also partially agree and disagree You can utilize your own experience and  study while developing your essay Outline your essay before writing 
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How to excel in issue essays Qualities of an outstanding essay: Insightful content with persuasive  examples Well-focused organization and logical  development of ideas Grammatically correct and appropriate  expressions
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Essentials of paragraph Unity Coherence  Adequate development
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Unity Discussion or description of one theme,  subject or topic as the core idea Identify the topic sentence and decide its  place in the paragraph The topic sentence of the paragraph  expresses the main idea. The other  sentences elaborate the topic idea to refine  and explore all aspects to clarify its  meaning.
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Specimen paragraph There is hardly an area of life today that has not been touched by Freudian thought.   It is reflected in our art,
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course LANGUAGE E101 taught by Professor Gre during the Spring '11 term at Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Hyderabad.

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