IMPORTANCE OF WRITING GOOD COMPOSITION
Composing a good composition is simple and easy, it is a creation that you contribute both from your heart and mind.
If you follow some basic rules you will be able to create a perfect composition, following some basic ground rules.
Similarly, try to keep writing as much as you can, read the newspaper, blogs, and magazines, and try to recreate them at your free time.
This art is not difficult to perfect and once the methodology is understood, one derives a great sense of satisfaction, which stands one in good stead throughout the life.
In the case of students especially those preparing for ICSE English language Paper 1, writing a composition of 350 to 400 words in an essay and a letter is the most important part of the paper.
The objective of this question is, to test the ability of the examinee, in writing well-organized clear and accurate English.
The Art of effective English writing English is a typical language.
It is not uncommon to find, that person who is good at spoken English, not able to express themselves in writing.
The reason is that they do not visualize and write to a plan.
For a composition to be meaningful, it is not necessary that it should be written in the superfluous language, with big difficult words.
What is required is, that the same should be written to a plan, with a line of continuity, and should express the feelings of the writer in plain simple English.
Therefore, for a composition (essay or letter) to be meaningful we must observe the following basic rule:
Write to a plan.
The continuity of the line throughout the composition is important. Avoid the use of high-flown language.
A good introduction and conclusion are an essential pre-requisite. Besides the above, some other valuable guidelines are — The presentation of material should be orderly and coherent
This specifically means that you have to take some time in thinking about what you are going to write about.
You must, therefore, read the topic carefully, and determine what it is about (Please do not hazard a guess).
As we all know a good composition must have a good beginning (introduction), a body, and a conclusion.
The Introduction should arouse interest and attract attention, while the conclusion should satisfy it.
There are a number of ways by which you can make your composition instantly appealing.
Suggested ways to begin or conclude a composition
Begin or end with a quotation that is appropriate to the subject. Pose a question.
Make a factual statement that is supported by statistical facts and figures. Define the problem.
Describe the scene (in case of a descriptive composition)Make a strong statement.
State an anecdote that is related to the subject.
For ideas you can read Some Sample Paragraphs:
• Write a Paragraph on A Rainy Day. In 100-120 words. 3 Best Sample Paragraphs.• Brief Paragraph on Mother Teresa• Good Teacher: 3 Best Brief Paragraph on A Good Teacher• Brief Essay on Wonders of Science.