Essays Suggesting Solutions To Problems

Essays suggesting solutions to problems, in which the problem(s) associated with a particular issue or situation are analysed and possible solutions are put forward, together with any expected results/consequences. The writer's opinion may be mentioned, directly or indirectly, in the introduction and/or conclusion.

An essay discussing problems and suggesting solutions is a formal piece of writing. You should state the problem and its causes clearly, then present your suggestions and the expected results or consequences these might have
A successful essay of this type should consist of:
a) an introductory paragraph in which you clearly state the problem, what has caused it, and the consequences.
b) a main body in which you present several suggested solutions, each in a separate paragraph together with its consequences/results and
c) a conclusion in which you summarise your opinion.
Points to consider
• Each paragraph should start with a topic sentence which summarises what the paragraph is about.
• Appropriate linking words and phrases should be used to show the connection between paragraphs as well as to link sentences within a paragraph.
• Use the techniques given in Beginning and ending discursive essays

Useful Language
To express cause: since/because, in view of/because of/owing to/ due to (the fact that)…, The reason that …/why …/for… is that…
To express effect: thus/therefore/so/consequently, as a result/consequence, the result of … would be …, … would result in …
To express purpose: so that…, so as/in order (not) to …, with the purpose of/intention of (+ing)
To express possibility/probability: It can/could/may/might…, It is possible/probable/(un)likely/foreseeable/certain that…, … is (un) likely to/bound to/certain to/ possible/probable…, The likelihood/possibility/probability of (-ing/noun) is…

Paragraph 1
state the problem and its cause(s)/consequence(s)
Main Body
Paragraph 2
suggestion 1 & result
Paragraph 3
suggestion 2 & result
Paragraph 4
suggestion 3 & result
Paragraph 5
suggestion 4 & result*
Final Paragraph
summarise your opinion

* You may include more suggestions, and thus more paragraphs in the main body

Go to Exercise 1

Works consulted

Taken from "Successful Writing Proficiency" by Virginia Evans

Most of the students did not get good essay writing guidelines from the essay writing services. SO they cannot complete or start the essay.

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