Essay 4 (E22) English 22
Dayle Turner -- Instructor
Leeward Community College

Essay 4 Assignment

What is the topic?

Just like your previous assignment, for this essay, you will need to find information from outside sources, which should include materials from a library or via the Internet (World Wide Web and information obtained via email from a person who lives there). Specifically, you are to look for information about a particular city (for example Hong Kong, Tokyo, Manila, Paris and so forth) that you'd like to visit or live in one day.

To find information--

*Search the World Wide Web using netscape
*Go to the LCC and/or public library and find books and articles (magazine and/or newspaper articles).
*Locate an email contact who lives in that country (remember how you found email contacts for exercise 2?).
*Use other means you can think of

Your essay should include--
  1. GENERAL INFO about the city: its population, its geographic location, its climate and so forth.
  2. Info about some SOCIAL CUSTOMS that people of that city have.
  3. Info about what people do and where they go for ENTERTAINMENT.
  4. Info about the JOB SITUATION and MAJOR SOURCES OF EMPLOYMENT for the people who live there.

To do well in this assignment, one must--

  1. have an effective introduction that has a catchy lead, a clear thesis sentence, and a plan of development sentence;
  2. have three to four supporting (body) paragraphs, each focusing on information specified above;
  3. have a concluding paragraph that restates the thesis and wraps up the piece;
  4. have a properly formatted and ordered WORKS CITED list that;
  5. use transitions effectively to connect the ideas;
  6. and edit the essay carefully so that it is free as possible of errors.

    What are the due dates for this assignment?

    Sharing day 1: Wed, 12/4
    Sharing day 2: Wed, 12/11
    Submit day: Mon, 12/16
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