What kind of essay explains why something happens?

What kind of essay explains why something happens?

A cause essay usually discusses the reasons why something happened. An effect essay discusses what happens after a specific event or circumstance. The example below shows a cause essay, one that would explain how and why an event happened.

What is the difference between comparing and contrasting?

You probably know contrast in its relation to compare. To contrast something is to look for differences among two or more elements, but compare is to do the opposite, to look for similarities.

How do you teach superlatives?

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How can I teach comparison in English?

How to Make Comparisons in English If the adjective (describing word) is one syllable, you can add -er. If the adjective has two syllables, but ends in -y, you can change the end to -ier. With other English adjectives of two syllables and more, you can’t change their endings. When you compare two things, use ‘than’.

How do you teach degrees of adjectives?

1. Most adjectives of one syllable and some of more than one syllable form the comparative by adding “-er” and the superlative by adding “-est” to the positive. 2. When the positive ends in “e”, add “-r” for the comparative and “-st” for the superlative.

How do you teach comparatives for beginners?

Teach comparative adjectives (adj+er / more + adj) Under the shorter of the two, write “short”. Point to the second person and teach/elicit “tall – taller” and write that under the picture, underlining the “er” part (taller). Do this for a couple more ~er adjectives (e.g. short – shorter; long – longer; etc.).

How do you learn comparative and superlative?

Adjectives with two syllables can form the comparative either by adding -er or by preceeding the adjective with more. These adjectives form the superlative either by adding -est or by preceeding the adjective with most.

What is the comparative and superlative for beautiful?

Adjective. beautiful (comparative more beautiful, superlative most beautiful)

What is the comparative and superlative of intelligent?

The adjective, ‘intelligent’ (which has four syllables) is the positive form. Its comparative degree of comparison is ‘more intelligent’. Its superlative degree of comparison is ‘most intelligent’. An adjective can exist in three forms – positive, comparative and superlative.