In this video, Tim Squirrell (University of Edinburgh) explains how to structure an undergraduate university essay. Please find below a rough transcript of this section, taken from the original blog post, 'How to write undergraduate essays', which can be found here.
Summary: tell me everything you’re going to say in your introduction, structure your points like you’re in primary school, don’t bring new material into the conclusion.
Ninety nine percent of the structure of your essay is exactly the same as you learned in secondary school. You might think you’re too good for Point, Evidence, Explain. You’re not. Especially if you think you are.
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