How To Write A Counterargument and Rebuttal

What’s the difference between an argumentative and an expository essay? Obviously, an argumentative essay requires a counterargument-and-rebuttal paragraph. Every good O-Level argumentative essay considers both sides to an issue. Adding a counterargument and rebuttal shows the examiner “Hey, look! I’ve considered the possible objections, and this is why they are invalid!” – and demonstrates your …

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FDW: FIRST DAY OF WORK

It did not take Maria too long to understand that ‘FDW’ did not mean ‘First Day of Work’ but ‘Foreign Domestic Worker’. There were so many 1acronyms to get accustomed to in this unfamiliar country! ‘MOM’ (Ministry of Manpower), ‘WP’ (Work Permit), ‘EP’ (Employment Pass), ‘FT’ (Foreign Talent)… Maria caught on to the list of …

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GOING IDOL-CRAZY

They have become their idols, role models or examples of what they want to be and become in life, despite having neither met them nor talked to them. The phenomenon of idolising celebrities has existed since the dawn of the media, and is especially so in this era when television and the internet have brought …

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WAITING

“First Afghanistan, now Iraq. So who’s next? Syria? North Korea? Iran? Where will it all end?’ …the implication seems to be, pretty soon, horror of horrors, no murderously repressive regimes might remain.” – Daniel Kofman A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq It was the biggest flat screen television Yusuf had ever …

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