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Grade 6-12
56m

The Four Types of Essays

by Josiah Leonard | English and Writing

6 Lessons 56:44
  1. 1. Introduction 2:13
  2. 2. Persuasive:Argumentative Essay 19:10
  3. 3. Expository Essay 13:10
  4. 4. Descriptive Essay 10:55
  5. 5. Narrative Essay 8:33
  6. 6. Conclusion 2:43

Grade 6-12

56m


Overview

This course functions as a brief introduction to the four different types of essays that we will encounter, both in school and out of school. Together, we will review the persuasive/argumentative essay, the expository essay, the descriptive essay, and lastly the narrative essay. There is a time and a place for using each type of essay, but achieving a better understanding of all four types of essays will undoubtedly boost our confidence and efficiency as writers and communicators.

Tags:

  • Descriptive
  • English
  • Essay
  • Expository
  • Literacy
  • Narrative
  • Persuasive
  • University
  • Writing

Instructor

Hi, I’m Josiah! I’ve been enjoying helping students in areas of writing, English, and communication for four years now. I am a native of Virginia, where I obtained my undergraduate degree in international relations with a focus in public policy and Modern Standard Arabic. I received my Advanced TESOL certification (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) this past year, and I am currently working toward my Masters of Public Administration. As my full-time job, I have been working for the US House of Representatives for approximately one year now. As one has attempted to learn another language (Latin, Arabic, German, and Spanish), I have grown in my appreciation for patience in learning and in teaching. That has inspired my passion for helping others understand English and enjoy the thrill of learning!

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