In an argumentative essay or speech, you are asked to research a particular topic, collect, organize and evaluate evidence, and then build an argument supporting your position on the topic. At MVCC, this is a common assignment in EN 101 and EN 150 classes.
This guide contains helpful tips to:
1. Develop a topic
2. Find sources to use as evidence to support your argument
3. Learn more about persuasive writing and speaking
4. Get help from a librarian