Capitalisation in English may be an issue if it differs too much from the capitalisation rules of your mother tongue. In this entry, we explain the most common capitalisation rules in English. Use capital letters to mark the beginning of a sentence We went to Italy last summer. We had a lot of fun. Use capital letters […]

What is an essay?

An essay is a short collection of paragraphs that presents facts, opinions, and ideas about a topic. Topics can range from a description of a visit to the beach to an argument for (or against) tax increases. In other words, an essay does not deal necessarily with complex topics only. You can also build an argument […]

The thesis statement

When writing an essay, its main idea must be clearly stated at the beginning. That is the role of the thesis statement of an essay. The thesis statement is usually the last part of the first paragraph of an essay (the introduction). It can be one or two sentences long. In the thesis statement, the writer tells the […]

The hook: catch your readers’ attention!

In this entry, we want to teach you some ways to catch your readers’ attention and make them read your essay. This is not as difficult as you may think. Actually, there are strategies to do it. The first thing you must know is the concept of “hook”. The hook is the opening sentence of any essay. It is […]

Supporting sentences

What is a supporting sentence? Supporting sentences are the ones that develop the topic sentence. They give information that explains and expands the topic of the paragraph. They also answer the questions who? what? where? when? why? how? in order to develop the main idea. Finally, good supporting sentences have different goals. What are the different goals of […]

The concluding sentence

A very important aspect to consider when writing is to leave a good final impression on your readers. That is why you need an effective final sentence that wraps up the ideas developed in your paragraph: a concluding sentence. What is the concluding sentence? It is the last sentence of a paragraph. It is the […]

The topic sentence

In our previous entry, we explained the structure of a paragraph and how to write a good one. The key idea was that a paragraph is composed of three main elements: topic sentence, supporting sentences, and concluding sentence. In this entry, we will explain in detail what a topic sentence is and the relevance it has […]

How to write a good paragraph

Writing well is a difficult task most of the time. The eternal struggle is to put on paper what you have in mind. Many people think so and feel that way because they do not know how to structure their thoughts and ideas correctly. Here we are to help you organise your ideas and teach […]

We are part of Start-Up Chile again!

Start-Up Chile ― the most important accelerator in Latin America ― has trusted us once again. One year ago, we were selected to participate in TSF (generation 8), where we could develop our MVP and validate our solution in the Chilean market. This time we are part of the Seed programme (generation 22), where we expect to grow as […]