How to Write an Essay Introduction

Hi,
For writing task 2, sometimes I don’t have relevant examples ? I start properly with a topic sentence and I explain it in detail, but I, sometimes, find difficulty of giving a clear example?

In the next two sections of this unit you will learn how to write an introduction and a conclusion.

It will then put forward reasons for the introduction of laws which prohibit these unnecessary and cruel institutions.
A simple introduction to an argumentative assignment has four parts.


Introductions to Argumentative Essays

As long as it is in the allotted time, are we allowed to write our essays out in rough first, then transfer them onto the exam papers?

Good day to you madam, I would like to ask how many sentences are recommended to give an example in an essay. I would also like to know if it is okay to not mention the actual source of a statistic in an essay that writes about contemporary issues. Thank you.


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2 Anecdotal: An anecdote is a little story. Everyone loves tolisten to stories. Begin a paper by relating a small story thatleads into the topic of your paper. Your story should be a smallepisode, not a full blown story with characters and plot andsetting. Read some of the anecdotes in the special sections such as "Life in These United States" to learnhow to tell small but potent stories. If you do it right, yourstory will capture the reader's interest so that he or she willcontinue to read your paper. One caution: be sure that your storydoes not take over the paper. Remember, it is an introduction,not the paper.

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3 Surprising statement: A surprising statement is a favoriteintroductory technique of professional writers. There are manyways a statement can surprise a reader. Sometimes thestatement is surprising because it is disgusting. Sometimes it isjoyful. Sometimes it is shocking. Sometimes it is surprisingbecause of who said it. Sometimes it is surprising because itincludes profanity. Professional writers have honed thistechnique to a fine edge. It is not used as much as the first twopatterns, but it is used.

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Learn the best way to add examples to your essay to support your ideas. You need to use a range of linking words in your essay and also use them flexibly in different locations in the sentence. See below for a list of useful linking words with sample sentences:

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Then circle the sentences which cover each of the four parts of argumentative essay introductions and write the number for each part in the margin next to it, just as you did for the introduction to the marine parks essay in Check your answer