One the hardest part of IELTS writing module is to write the introduction. If you have some good techniques for this, then the rest of the task is very easy. This is in response to the highly intelligent thread started in the forum by one of the readers of this site. Are there are particular skills you need for writing introductions to discussion essays?
The purpose of an introduction is to clarify what do you understand the title to mean. You may want to mention briefly why this is an important issue. Finally you will need to outline how you intend to answer the question. Let’s examine each of these ideas in more detail.
Structure of a Good Introduction
If you use this structure you will not only score the higher marks but you will also save time in the exam. If you practice enough, introductions will become very easy and you will do them in just a few minutes. This will leave you a lots of time to focus on the main body paragraphs where you can pick up lots of mark.
Learn to write different introductions
A lot of IELTS went wrong because students try to write a particular type of essay that they have practised before. Then they get a question in the test that will doesn’t quite fit the model. They try to repeat a form of essay that they have learned and fail to answer the question. To avoid this it will really helps to learn different ways of doing the same thing. Learn how to write the introductions that are two and three sentences long.