In English, essays follow a linear structure, where point 1 leads to point 2, point 3 etc. A key skill in essay writing is being able to organise and link your ideas together in this way. This means thinking about which points go together and how they might follow each other in a 'logical' way. It is also important to show the reader (or assessor) how you have organised your ideas, to form a coherent, linear argument.
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This section will look at how to order paragraphs in an essay.
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