2 STRUCTUREOPENING: You state the topic and talk generally about it, but without giving your opinion.BODY: Establishment of the points for and the points against in two paragraphs (always with justification).CLOSING: Includes your opinion or a consideration/summary of the topic.
3 TIPSMake a list of the points for and the points against the topic before you start writing.Do not use informal style: short forms or colloquial language.Do not use strong or emotional language (I firmly believe, I know, I therefore feel...)Write well-developed paragraphs (always supported by reasons or examples).Opinion words (I believe, In my opinion, I think...) are used in the closing paragraph to give your opinion on the topic.
4 ConnectorsADDITION: and, in addition, furthermore, moreover, what's more, also, too, as well asCONTRAST: but, however, nevertheless, yet, still, although, in spite, despite, even if (incluso si), even though (a pesar de que, aunque)EXAMPLE: for example, for instance, such as, like, particularly, especially, (more) specifically
5 USEFUL LANGUAGE On the one hand,... On the other hand,... It is true that,...Firstly/ Secondly/ Thirdly,...Such as...Due to...As a result,...I believe that...In my opinion,...In my view,...The question is whether...Consequently...To sum up,...In conclusion,...