Argument pattern of writing

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ESL 102R Week Ten —Argument Pattern Vocabulary for Argument Writing When we write an argument paragraph, our opinions carry more weight if we look at both sides of the  issue. In other words, we must acknowledge our opponents’ views but try to convince the reader that our  own argument is stronger.  When we acknowledge our opponents’ views, we  make a concession. This action is also called  to concede a point.  It is easy to remember as “I can see your point. ”  After we express concession, we need to  refute  our opponents’ ideas. Here we can use “but,” “however,”  “nevertheless,” and so on. An excellent method of refuting begins with an adverb clause: “Even though  supporters of fewer university assignments present some compelling arguments, they forget to address the  value of assignments to student practice and knowledge development.” 
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course ESL 102R taught by Professor Maggie during the Winter '11 term at Waterloo.

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