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    Question Scored 0/21 points in this argumentative essay.

    I had an argumentative essay task as a part of a test I recently was assigned with. I got 0/21 points for it.
    What I wanted to know, is this a fair mark? Is my essay really worthless as an argumentative essay? I did read examples beforehand and they seemed to be written in similar manner. I'll be very happy to hear any advice!

    Thanks in advance.



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    (At the top it's written 'scored 0 points out of 21' and then 'VĒRTĒJUMA KOMENTĀRS' is the teacher's comments)

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    Re: Scored 0/21 points in this argumentative essay.

    I'm not a teacher, but your piece of text doesn't resemble a proper argumentative essay. Here's a simple example of how it should be structured: http://www.citewrite.qut.edu.au/writ...#Argumentative

    Your English is definitely better than your teacher's though.

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    Re: Scored 0/21 points in this argumentative essay.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Phillips View Post
    I'm not a teacher, but your piece of text doesn't resemble a proper argumentative essay. Here's a simple example of how it should be structured: http://www.citewrite.qut.edu.au/writ...#Argumentative

    Your English is definitely better than your teacher's though.
    Oh, thanks! Will use this as study material, much appreciated!

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    Re: Scored 0/21 points in this argumentative essay.

    There is certainly room for improvement in the way you construct such an essay, but you did some of the things you were asked to do, and would have been given credit for that in an examination such as IELTS.

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