Isn’t it enough to encourage you to write right away, just by the title? Just kidding! You need more than a title to get the job done. After following these five steps, I can give you a little push by providing real examples of students’ essays. If you don’t believe in me, skip to Step 4. Also, remember that they are intermediate (B1) students when you read their essays.
Step 1. Step 1.

Opinion essay: In an opinion essay, the writer presents his opinion and supports it using facts, evidence and examples. However, he does not try to convince the reader.

Persuasive essay: In a persuasive essay, the writer attempts to persuade the reader to accept his views. To persuade readers to agree with his view, the author uses logic, facts, definitions, and examples.
Step 2. Step 2.

  1. The basics of writing an opinion essay

Each paragraph should be introduced with a topic sentence that outlines the main ideas.
Don’t write about the advantages and disadvantages of points or points in favor or against.
Use formal language

  1. When writing an opinion essay, there are some basic rules to follow

Avoid colloquial expressions
Avoid using short forms.
Don’t use emotive vocabulary.

  1. Decide whether or not you agree with the title. You should think of at most two to three reasons that support your opinion. Also, consider the negative aspects of opposing points of view.
  2. Organise your essay into clear paragraphs.

Introduction: Introduce the topic, and then give your opinion. Whether you agree or disagree with the statement.
Body: 2 to 3 paragraphs Give a reason for each paragraph.
Conclusion: Summarize all your thoughts and reiterate your opinion using other words.

  1. Writing is not a one-way street. Follow it. It will be a great help.