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IELTS writing task 2 : writing introduction paragraphs for advantages and disadvantages essay

IELTS writing task 2 : writing introduction paragraphs for advantages and disadvantages essay

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When writing an introduction paragraph of an essay, it is advisable to include a hook to capture the reader’s attention, supporting information about the topic at hand, and a thesis statement.

Based on the above, it is possible to have a formula that students can follow to help them respond to any advantages and disadvantages essay quickly and clearly.

Use these steps to structure your introduction:

  1. Start by writing a general sentence about the topic.
  2. Add an extra sentence to support the first one.
  3. Focus on the question in your own words.
  4. Tell the reader your plan.

Let’s have a look at this sample question.

These days, people work in more than one job, and often change career several times during their life. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this?

***Don’t forget to paraphrase the question.***

Applying the formula, the introduction should look like this.

With the above steps, I am sure you can’t get it wrong.

Happy learning!

Jack is the D.O.S at Aceish Education, an edtech, language training and consulting start-up in China. He’s a passionate educator, IELTS tutor, curriculum specialist & e-learning enthusiast with a penchant for success.

At Aceish Education, we provide personalised online tutoring in IELTS, TOEFL, EAP, ESP,general English and CLIL subjects. We are also into e-learning course designing and packaging, teacher training, curriculum development and overseas education services.

Aceish Education (Aceish.com)

Jack is the D.O.S at Aceish Education, an edtech, language training and consulting start-up in China. He’s a passionate educator, IELTS tutor, curriculum specialist & e-learning enthusiast with a penchant for success. At Aceish Education, we provide personalised online tutoring in IELTS, TOEFL, EAP, ESP,general English and CLIL subjects. We are also into e-learning course designing and packaging, teacher training, curriculum development and overseas education services.

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