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Each paragraph should have a central theme , a central topic. In an opinion essay, each paragraph contains one main point for your view with supporting points. In a advantage/disadvantage essay, each paragraph has a central theme – advantages in one paragraph and disadvantages in the other. Body paragraphs for writing task 2 should be reasonably balanced in length – unlike task 1 where they can be of different lengths. See the model essays for task 2 on this page:

Can my essay be just one paragraph

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Incollege, 500 words essays are becoming quite the norm as far aswriting is concerned. Coming up with essay content can in itself bechallenging to students but nailing the structure of an essay is theultimate challenge. The type of essay you are writing governs theformat of your essay and hence the number of paragraphs.

and it explains why the paragraph belongs in the essay

Normally,a 500 word essay will be composed of 5 paragraphs. The fiveparagraphs include an introduction, 3 body paragraphs and aconclusion. Expository and reflective essays on the other hand cancontain as more than five paragraphs depending on the context.

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Either 2 or 3 body paragraphs is enough to develop ideas and show your ability to organise paragraphs. With 2 or 3 body paragraphs, you can get a high score. When you read your essay question, you plan your ideas and then decide how many body paragraphs to have (2 or 3). You should not decide this before you enter the test. The number of body paragraphs will be decided by the type of question and your ideas. See my model essays on this page:

(but beware, long paragraphs can be very difficult to write - and even more difficult to read).

(steps 3 and 4) can be repeated as needed.

If you don’t have paragraphs, you will get band 5 for Coherence and Cohesion, which is 25% of your marks in task 2 (this also applies to task 1). You MUST use logical paragraphs and use linking devices well to get a high score. In fact, you must have done very well in task 1 and also in the other aspects of writing task 2 to have got band 7 overall. I can’t say if it will certainly raise your score as it will all depend on your performance on the day. The fact that you don’t seem to be aware of what the examiner is looking for and how your writing is scored suggests that you are taking risks for the writing component of the test. Seriously consider getting at least one of my advanced lessons to open your eyes to the techniques you need to use and the skills you need to show in your essay writing: . I wish you lots of luck in your next test. Please let me know how it goes 🙂

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I don’t know what I can suggest. You need to look at the method used for each type of essay question by reviewing my models. You need to look at the essay structure, linking, and length of each paragraph. Try to find where your weakness is.
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Liz

I don’t understand, How can a 100, 200, 300 and 400 word essay all have 3 paragraphs if a paragraph is 100 to 200 words long

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All essays will have an introduction and conclusion – that is 2 paragraphs already. The body of the essay MUST be divided into different body paragraphs (usually either 2 or 3). That makes 4 or 5 paragraphs in total.