How to write a persuasive essay

Learn the 4 key elements of writing the perfect persuasive essay

*** Course updated June ’19

What you’ll learn

  • How to write persuasive essays.
  • How to structure an essay.
  • How to choose the right words.
  • How to make great sentences.
  • How to write perfect paragraphs.

Course Content

  • Structure of a persuasive essay –> 3 lectures • 12min.
  • Vocabulary –> 4 lectures • 12min.
  • Sentences –> 2 lectures • 10min.
  • Topic Sentence (thesis statement) –> 5 lectures • 17min.
  • Elements of a Paragraph –> 5 lectures • 10min.
  • Transitions & Descriptions –> 3 lectures • 7min.
  • Closing Sentences and Proofreading –> 3 lectures • 6min.
  • The Final Essay –> 7 lectures • 33min.
  • Bonus Section –> 1 lecture • 1min.

How to write a persuasive essay


*** Course updated June ’19


Welcome to How to write a persuasive essay. This course is designed to teach students how write a proper persuasive essay by using the 4 key elements of writing.



  • Using the proper structure in your essays can instantly improve your writing.
  • You will be amazed at the rapid improvement of your grades once you start using the correct structure for your persuasive essays.
  • In this course you will learn the 5 paragraph method for writing persuasive essays.
  • The structure is the structure. It doesn’t change if you are in high school or college.


  • You will learn which words to use in your persuasive essays.
  • Discover the best method for learning new vocabulary.
  • Practice using your new vocabulary in your essays.


  • Learn the key components of great sentences.
  • Create impactful sentences for your persuasive essays.
  • Avoid the most common writing mistakes.
  • Write cornerstone sentences like topic sentences, thesis statements, closing sentences, descriptions, and explanations.


  • You will learn the key elements to writing perfect paragraphs for your persuasive essay.
  • Use topic sentences correctly.
  • Identify the main ideas for your persuasive essays.
  • Develop stunning details in your essay.
  • Write strong explanations.

This course also contains detailed instructions on how to write each type of paragraph in a persuasive essay. Tips and techniques for planning and proofreading are also included to help you write a great persuasive essay.

How to write a persuasive essay also includes 10 original articles and writing assignments to help you refine your persuasive essay style.

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