Essay is the most popular type of written in-class and home-work assignments among college students. Sometimes, students are assigned to complete a few essays per week, what is certainly not the good news for those who have not yet mastered the art of essay writing. Nevertheless, by the final course of college, almost all students manage to gain the needed writing and critical thinking skills to complete essay writing tasks with diligence and on the decent level. The present article would give those students who are not yet perfect in essay writing a few general tips to improve their essay writing skills.
First of all, students are to remember that it is the topic and the essay type which are to be defined in the very beginning. There are numerous essay types, such as persuasive, analytical, compare and contrast, descriptive essays and so on. There is even a larger scope of the various essay topics which might be covered by a college student’s essay. If the essay topic has not been specified by the tutor, then the whole burden of essay topic defining would be on the student’s shoulders. Be accurate with it – it should be not too broad and not too narrow, but acute and interesting to the audience and to you, in the first line….
We usually pay attention to how the weather changes throughout a week, a month, or even compared to previous few years. On the other hand, there are changes that are not visible and can only be observed by scientists using sensitive equipment. Certain patterns in weather that have a tendency to recur each year are called a climate. Nowadays scientists claim that there are major changes to the climate all over the world that will have, or already have, dire consequences.
Consider these facts provided by NASA:
- Global temperature increased by 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880. Nine of the ten warmest years on record have occurred since 2000.
- The amount of land ice decreases by 258 billion tons per year. Greenland ice loss doubled between 1996 and 2005.
- The amount of carbon dioxide parts increased to 399.60 per million. Its levels in the air are at its highest in 650,000 years.
- The amount of arctic ice decreases by 13.3 percent per decade. In 2012, Arctic summer ice shrank to the lowest extent on the record.
The attitude towards abortion has always been and still is very controversial. It has, however, changed throughout the history of humanity: for example, it was commonly accepted in the times of Ancient Greece and Rome. On the other hand, he majority of men were against abortion as they felt they were entitled to have a baby. There are a few references to abortion in an Old Testament, where a fetus was perceived rather than an object, not a living being. In other words, there was a law, that if a person causes a miscarriage, he must be punished for that. There are no references to this topic in the New Testament. Later on, abortion in the western world was not considered a crime if done before a certain period, usually before 18-20 weeks. It was a common practice in the colonial America, but was usually kept in secret, as sexual activity before marriage was disapproved by the society. The Abortion Act of 1967 in England fully legalized abortion, but under certain conditions. It states that a doctor has the right to perform an abortion if other two doctors agree that this is done for the sake of the woman. For example, doctors are sure that giving birth to a child will cause physical or mental harm to a woman. Still, there are lots of debates concerning whether abortion should be legalized or not.
The cons of abortion usually include the following facts:…