How to Write an Essay Introduction (with Sample Intros)

Hi Liz! First of all thank you for your great website 🙂 It is really very useful) I have a question,if there is an essay which requires both discussing and giving my own opinion should I give my initial opinion in introduction again? or should I gave it as a special paragraph? Thanks in advance for your answer 🙂

The introduction paragraph is the first paragraph of your essay

General Structure of an Essay: introduction, body paragraphs, conclusion.

Good essay introduction words to paragraphs

Madam, may I ask you a question?
How can we answer the question ” discuss both views and give your own opinion?”
Can I write ” This essay will discuss both sides of view before a reasoned conclusion is drawn?” can you give me an example of the introduction of this kind of essay??? thank you.

Write an Argument Essay: The Introduction Paragraph

You should spend at least 5 mins planning your essay and all points. Then the introduction should take just a couple of minutes. Paraphrasing should be very quick for the background and the thesis should also be quick because you have planned your answer. The body paragraphs will take longer because you need to think a lot more about your grammar and use of English as well as linking.

Hey Liz!Do i need to write background statement in the introduction paragraph in all types of essay?Or only in opinion giving types?

How many paragraphs for an IELTS essay?

[what word should I use here?], I have a question regarding your sample introduction paragraph where you used “In my opinion, I agree … “. I feel like its not making good sense, as we cannot just combine these 2 clauses. For instance, we can instead write: In my opinion, regular physical activity is indeed the most effective routine one can adopt to enjoy a healthy lifestyle; or we can paraphrase it like: I agree and strongly believe that daily exercise is the key to a good health. Please correct me.

How many paragraphs in an IELTS Writing Task 2 Essay

Hello, I hope you are doing well. Thank you so much for all of your video and your tips. All is very helpful. I just have one question about introduction in writing task 2. After the thesis statement, can I clearly add a sentence outlining what my essay will say? Is it incorrect or too much if I say: “In my opinion, I agree that exercise is the key to health. Firstly, this essay will discuss how exercising routinely can boost health and secondly, it will discuss that diet is also important.” And may I do this for any IELTS essay question?

Aim for an introduction that has an explicit relation to the topic/title of your essay, and avoid analyzing the topic in your first paragraph.

Compare and Contrast Essay Outline: The Body Paragraphs.

Your main ideas are not off topic at all. You’ve organised your ideas and paragraphs very well. But some of your supporting points might less focused. For example, in your first body paragraph you are absolutely right to write about children becoming self absorbed which could continue into their adult life. This is relevant because the essay question is about a society of individuals. But your point about parents not being able to control them is not on topic – this is not about parental control, it’s about selfishness. Even with minor points lacking a bit of focus, it is still possible to hit band 7 in Task Response.

hi Liz,I have something to ask. In my introduction, can i only give my opinon but not outlining what i will say in the rest of the essay?

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I have heard from some tutors (both in person and from blogs) that it is required to write an “outline sentence” at the end of the introduction paragraph, blueprinting the main ideas the candidate intends to explain.

Normally all essays have an Introduction, paragraphs explaining the most important things about the theme (about 2 or 3), and a conclusion.

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In the writing task 2 introduction paragraph, after paraphrasing and the thesis statement, should I state what I am going to write about in the body paragraphs. For example, “This essay will discuss xxx and xxx”.