Any report whether it is academic or other type, when effectively written, can be considered very informative and ground-breaking in a way. On a lighter level, effective English reports are a good gauge of how students think and express their opinions about a book.
Summaries and opinions are part of writing an English report. The important thing is to learn to write them effectively, not just to create an excellent report, but to impress your instructors as well.
Helpful tips in writing an English report:
Keeping in mind the following tips will enable a student to write an effective English report:
- Read the contents of the book thoroughly in order to create an impressive analysis.
- Prepare an outline to ensure that your report will be complete.
- Make sure that your report contains all the necessary sections, in the following order. This includes the Title Page, Acknowledgments, Abstract, Contents Page, Introduction, Report Body, Conclusions, Recommendations, and Bibliography. An Appendix may be helpful, but it is optional.
- Include information on the author, as well as the components of the book: story setting, characters, and plot summary.
- Write the report body with a good structure and include credible findings, descriptions, and facts.
- Incorporate your opinions about the book in the report conclusion section.
- Always be mindful of the way your report was written. Check the format, spelling, and grammar. Organize it properly so it follows the instructor’s requirements
- Express your thoughts in the report without trying to impress too much. Try hard to get your points across effectively.
- Prove to your reader that you have really understood the book by highlighting vital information in it.
Take it to another level: Improve your report
Note that instructors assign student to write English reports as a way to judge their skills, and also to improve their writing abilities in the process. Moreover, it helps students polish their critical thinking skills. With the tips provided above, students are now one step closer to creating that English report they can be proud of.