How to write a review in English?

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How to write a review in English? by Mind Map: How to write a review in English?

1. 1. Read, watch, or listen to the work more than once

2. 2. Provide essential information

2.1. Tell readers the complete title of the work and the name of its author or creator

3. 3. Understand your audience

3.1. Think about what you need to explain

4. 4. Take a stand

4.1. Your review can be negative, positive, or mixed. Your job is to support that opinion with details

5. 5. Explain how you’re judging the work

5.1. Decide on your criteria, the standards you’ll use to judge something. State these criteria so your readers understand what you believe.

6. 6. Introduce evidence to support your criteria

6.1. Support your judgments with quotations or descriptions of scenes from the work

7. 7. Know the conventions of the genre

7.1. Consider theme, structure, characters, setting, dialogue, and other relevant factors

8. 8. Compare and contrast

8.1. Use the contrast to prove your point. Also Comparison can be a great way to develop your evaluation

9. 9. Do not summarize the entire plot

9.1. Provide a general idea of what happens, but don’t give away important secrets, especially the end.