Composition: Argumentative Essay
Argumentative essay is a form of speech in which people express different opinions and bring up arguments to support their points of view. An argumentative essay has two sides, either you argue to support or oppose the motion. An argumentative essay would require the speaker or the writer to do the following:
i. to balance two sides of an argument
ii. to present a view point
iii. to prove a point
In order to write a good argumentative essay, the following points are necessary:
i. The speaker/the writer must have some background information on the topic.
ii. The speaker must have proof of proposition by having enough facts to support his argument.
iii. The speaker must be a skillful debater who knows how to present his points in an orderly manner.
iv. There must be a good command of the language in order to carry out the conviction correctly.
v. The speaker must have an effective command of the language.
Evaluation: Write three features of an Argumentative Essay.
Assignment: mention two argumentative topics
Reference: The Silent Teachers for Schools and Colleges by Segun Olatoye.