Advanced B2 and C classes: What does Morocco need to become an innovative country? priorities and strategies.
Critical thinking: A shift from in-formal to formal debate:
Today’s class will be dedicated to the same issue. Yet, we will switch from an informal discussion to a formal one. As a student writer you should follow the following recommendations:
1- State your premise: The idea on which you will base your argument. It should be the topic sentence.
2- It should be ONE idea: Please discuss one idea
4- Your paragraph should include a topic sentence, a supporting topic sentence, a supporting of supporting topic sentence ( YOUR ARGUMENT) and a concluding sentence.
5- Your supporting TS should be rich: 2 or 3 arguments with strong reference (see 3) These can be facts, statistics, quotes, examples…
6- Language: Formal ( please, no short form – don’t, I’m…), use collocations and idioms we have studied, respect punctuation and capitalization
7- paragraph length: 120 – 150 words
Timing: 30 minutes