Jiberish Essay

This essay has a total of 314 words and 2 pages.


Welcome to Writing Argumentative Essays, a unit of curriculum which aims to teach students
how to write short argumentative essays of approximately 1000 words.

The unit was prepared for students undertaking the Victorian Certificate in English for
Vocational Education and Further Study (EVEFS) course during my perod of employment at
Victoria University of Technology (TAFE) in Melbourne, Australia. These students had a
minimum ASLPR level of 2 (Upper Intermediate). However, the unit should be useable in any
course involving the preparation of first or second language learners for further study at
university or TAFE level.

The unit assumes that the students have their own argumentative essay topic for the course they are undertaking.

The unit is built around one particular type of argumentative essay. It is important to
understand that there are many other ways of structuring argumentative essays than the one
proposed in this unit. However, the structure outlined here has proved to be very
effective in giving students a clear, accessible and useable model for their own essays.
If you are a student who is accessing this curriculum in order to prepare for an
assessment task involving the writing of an argumentative essay, you should first check
with your teacher / tutor / lecturer to ensure that the structure outlined here is
suitable for that task. (You should probably print out the marine park model and show it
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