Centre for Language Study PreSessional Course A 2013 WRITING TASK 4: Assessed Essay WRITING TASK 4 is your assessed essay and you will need to write an essay of words. This is the same length as the essay in WRITING TASK 3. September 12: Pistorius is found guilty of culpable homicide or manslaughter. October 21: Judge Thokozile Masipa sentences Pistorius to a maximum of five years in jail.
The athlete is immediately taken to Pretoria prison. 2015 October 20: Pistorius is allowed out of prison after just one year to spend the remainder of his sentence under house arrest. Oscar Pistorius is led out of court in Pretoria. Pistorius received a fiveyear prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Newsweek Essay: The Pistorius Trial Is a Parable About Celebrity, Not South Africa By Rian Malan On at 7: 35 AM South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014.
Pistorius, 29, who found global fame when he reached the semifinals of the 200metre sprint at the 2012 Olympics in London, was initially convicted of culpable homicide and sentenced to five years in prison. After an appeal by state prosecutors he was convicted of murder, which carries a mandatory sentence of 15 years.
Pistorius shot Ms Steenkamp dead in the early hours of Valentine's Day in 2013 when he fired four times through the door of his bedroom toilet, later saying that he thought she was an intruder. " We respect the law. It is Oscar Pistorius' constitutional right To do this, refer to an essay that you think best represents your normal writing style, count the number of words in the first 20 sentences and divide the grand total by 20 to get the average number of words per sentence.