IELTS Writing Task 2: How to write an introduction

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A full lesson to learn how to write an introduction for an IELTS essay. This lesson explains the content of the background statement and the thesis statement for an opinion essay. The techniques of writing the introduction can be used in all IELTS essays (both GT and AC).

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IELTS Writing Task 2: How to write an introduction

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Hi Liz…I thought in breaking down your thesis statement you could say “to a greater extent I agree with the exercise part” then for the diet part you say “however to a lesser extent I also think that diet is also important “…the question says to what extent?? Am I wrong???

Thank you Liz, is really help me

There are no "hooks" in Academic writing, right. The intro just killed band 8 on TA though.

The most effective method in developing and improving health is said to have a daily physical activities.
is this still acceptable? i didn't really changed that much

Hello liz , I want to thank you for your lessons. Especially in writing task. I wrote my ielts exam on 4th May. The result came out today and I got
listening 8.5
Reading 8
Speaking 7
Writing 7.
I got 7 in writing despite the fact I ran out of time . But following your rules and steps fetched me those marks. That’s to say if I had finished I would have done better. If there’s anyway I can support you pls let me know. Thank you ma.

"Prevention is better than cure" can you please paraphrase this?

The key of health improvement is working out constantly. From my side, I partly, agree that exercise leads me to health perfection; so I believe that diet doubles its effect,however.

The key of health improvement is working out constantly

you're a good teacher…now I'm much confident to write my exam…my writings are improving.. Thank you madam

Is paraphrase will be same even if I disagree with the question given?

Thanku mam

Thank you so much Liz for this video. I feel very confident on the introduction part now.

You are too good mam

Watch at 2x the speed

Thank you so much. Your videos are very helpful. I have a question for writing task 1 and 2. should we count and write the number of words on the IELTS paper? Thank you in advance

can we use like this

The most effective way to be healthy is to do exercise daily

Thanku miss you got abetter ability to interact with people

This is very helpful! Thank you so much Liz, Im taking the ielts exam in 5 days!

Hi liz – thank you for the great videos ans online material which helped me to score the perfect score

True teacher. I wish if i were her student. Thank u so much…

Could we write this line in introduction task 2 like ' I will try to give some my opinion in upcoming paragraph ''

This is a wonderful explanation! Thank you! Just one thing that, after 'In my opinion', writing 'I agree' seems a bit grammatically contradictory. I might be wrong though!

i am weak in writing

I am weak in writing

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