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The stages of writing an essay

Find out about the different stages of writing an essay in this video with Sebastian Watkins.

There are different stages that should be completed when writing an essay. Completing each of these Steps will help to make your essay easy to read, interesting and ensure that you answer the hidden question in your essay title. Watch as Seb explains the different stages.

In the next few Steps we will explore these stages in more detail. It is important that you work through each stage carefully and in order – don’t rush ahead.

We are going to follow the example of one of our students, Chaohua from China. For each stage, we will first look at how Chaohua completed the stage with her essay, and then ask you to work through that stage with your own essay.

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