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Abbiecalm
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i am currently studying this subject in year 12 my courses are tsarist russia and modern Britain, In Tsarist russia my marks are always low, I get 9/25, and my teacher says I need to be less discriptive and relate to the question, how do I do this, and how do I structure my essay and make my essay like to the question
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You look at the question and you have to form an opinion. You then get that opinion and support it with facts while constantly using the language from the question. You bring in counter arguments to then disredit them, making your argument both balanced and keeping your line of argument throughout. As an analogy, lets use the question: "To what extent is chocolate the best flavour of ice cream". I coudl formulate the opinion that is it the best flavour and say that: "Chocolate is the best flavour of ice cream as it is the most popular and has the creamiest flavour." I would then support that by saying: "This is seen in the fact that the amount of chocolate sales to other flavours combined is, as a ratio, 5:1, proving its dominance in popularity. It is also popular as teh creamiest flavour it harbours has been psychologically proven to be more attractive." I would then make this argument balanced by including this: "However, it could be argued that these sales are mostly because chocolate is the cheapest and is therfore easier for parents to buy for their children and so parents with more money are actually more likely to buy strawberry, making that the true most popular. Despite this preconception, however, chocolate is still the ice cream that is bought most frequently and so, despite the reasons, from a financial point of view, is still the most popular." This metaphor kind of got away from me but the point still stands. Only use facts as evidence for a claim and don't make a factfile.
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