"Most ESL students learning to write an English passage have a hard time understanding the purpose of a thesis statement.
Here’s a simple approach: one thesis sentence pattern suitable for intermediate+ level students.
Part 1. What’s a Thesis?
A thesis has a few important features:
To continue reading about Thesis Statements on eslwriting.org, click HERE.
Here are some other sites that have some very helpful information on writing thesis statements:
And, to practice identifying good thesis statements, click here.
Finally, click on the video below to review your understanding of writing a good thesis statement.
My name is Craig, and I've been teaching English for many years. I initially created this site for my students, but all English learners are welcome. I hope you find something helpful to you. Feel free to leave suggestions or ideas in the Comments section under any entry.