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Making Paragraphs

Many students want to write essays. But some of them don’t know how to arrange their sentences correctly. This makes their work hard to understand and low-scoring on tests. I’ll show you how to make paragraphs correctly.

Some students start their sentences on every line.

This is hard to do.

It looks like a list, not like an essay or story.

I am sad when I read it.

You should feel sad when you read it too.

To correct this, we must group the sentences together like this:

Some students start their sentences on every line. This is hard to do. It looks like a list, not like an essay or story. I am sad when I read it. You should feel sad when you read it too.

Traditionally, we will indent the first line as well. You can do this using the “tab” key on your keyboard. It will look like this:

Some students start their sentences on every line. This is hard to do. It looks like a list, not like an essay or story. I am sad when I read it. You should feel sad when you read it too.

There. Now you’ve got it. Happy writing!

Success Stories

Today was a very good day. Two of my students told me about some exciting changes in their lives, both of which came about partly because of my class.

Congratulations to Henrique, who was just offered a new job with a prestigious organization! 

Congratulations to Tereza, who received a promotion to management at her job here in Vancouver! 

I’m really proud of both of you. Your hard work has led to some great new opportunities. Keep it up!