Skip to content
Skip to main content

About this free course

Download this course

Share this free course

English: skills for learning
English: skills for learning

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

8 Summary

This week you have learned how to write a cohesive essay that readers will find easy to follow.

These are the key learning points:

  • All parts of an essay can be connected so that they work together to answer the question.
  • Paragraphs and sentences can be linked by using familiar information to introduce new information.
  • Paragraphs and sentences can be connected by using linking words.
  • Linking words can help the writer to add information, give examples, express cause–effect and compare–contrast relationships.
  • A range of linking phrases can be used to refer to information contained in images and diagrams.

You can now go to Week 6 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .