Type: essay structure
Definitions: A thesis statement introduces the purpose of the essay. It is usually placed at the end of the introduction paragraph.
Examples: This is an example of a thesis statement in a one sided essay: I believe that banning cars from the city centre will reduce pollution, improve shop sales and increase tourism. This is an example of a thesis statement in a two sided essay: This essay will argue that although the internet contains information inappropriate for young students, when used with the right guidance it can be a wonderful tool to aid learning and discovery.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 20 A