Essays follow a certain format; that it they are written in a standard style that is easy to read. Here are some general guidelines: 1. Required information: follow your instructor’s directions for information to include at the top of your essay, such as your name, the class, date and so on.


An essay is a piece of writing which is often written from an author’s personal point of view. Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments, observations of daily life, recollections, and reflections of the author. The definition of an essay is vague, overlapping with those of an […]


By Hartono UNISSULA SIMPLE SENTENCE A simple sentence, also called an independent clause, contains a subject and a verb, and it expresses a complete thought. A simple sentence may have a compound subject or a compound verb. Take a look at the examples: (the bold typed is the subject, while the italic is the verb)

WRITING PRACTICE: Grammar Accuracy

By Hartono UNISSULA WRITING 1/ Group E2/ Wednesday, October 17, 2012. TOPIC: WRITING ACCURATELY The following paragraphs were deliberately written with inaccuracies in grammar. Please check them out, and rewrite them accurately. Focus on 3 points only, namely 1) Subject + verb (whether every sentence has a subject and a verb), 2) Subject –Verb agreement […]