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Marking Criteria for An A+ Essay

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To score in any subject, you need to know how your papers are marked and graded. For SPM, students are required to write two essays in English 1119, Paper 1. If you do well and score high marks for the essays, the probability for you to score an A-, A or A+ for English is very high. The following is basically how your essays are marked.

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"The Secret to Writing A+ Essay" e-book is developed by Madam Fatimi Estar to help Malaysian SPM candidates to write good essays for their English paper in examinations.  Scoring high marks for the essays will help the students to improve their overall marks. Normally, by following all the tips given in the e-book, improvement of two grades can be achieved. InshaAllah.

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THE SECRET TO WRITING A+ ESSAY FOR SPM (4/10)

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Secret No. 4: Language Proficiency . Writing begins with language. To be able to express yourself and your point of view freely, you should have a good command of the language. English, like other languages, is systematically organised by its grammar. Good understanding and use of grammar helps you to write your essay more effectively, as it helps to develop more confident and versatile language use. . As ESL (English as Second Language) learners, most of you may have some writing skills. Unfortunately, in some cases, it is quite poor even at the sentence level. Run-on sentences and fragments (incomplete sentences) will be very common in your essay. Thus, you need to go back to sentence level, and begin to learn the basic structure before you could correct your errors. Once a good foundation is built, you can move on to basic paragraph writing and on to essay. . Fragments (incomplete sentences) and run-on sentences prevent clear presentation of ideas. You can fix sentence fragments by…

THE SECRET TO WRITING A+ ESSAY FOR SPM (3/10)

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Secret No. 3: Keep Learning and Practicing 
Writing is a skill that you can learn. Good writing skill is not a natural gift. You were not born with it. You really have to learn to write well.
There are hundreds of books on all aspects of writing, from the nuts and bolts of grammar and punctuation, to writing in specific genres. You can also find advice from blogs and articles on the internet. However, the best way to learn is always to find a good teacher and learn from him/her.
As the saying goes, practice makes perfect. Apart from learning about writing, you need to practice. That means writing regularly. As you write more, your essays will get better.
----- Madam Fatimi Estar English as 2nd Language Guru

ENGLISH ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP (PT3) @ MAAHAD INTEGRASI TAHFIZ SELANGOR KUALA LANGAT (MITIB)

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