IELTS Writing Task-2 | How to write a Typical Introduction?

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Writing the Introduction is a crucial part of the writing. This is the first impression the examiner would have about your ability. So you better take good care of this. This is where you get to impress the examiner and earn a positive view towards your masterpiece.

Everyone has their own styles. Although the TYPICAL way of writing is good enough for someone looking to get 5.5 – 6.0, this is not enough to snatch a score above 6.0. You must cook something out of the box to achieving 7+.

Sample Question:

Write about the following topic:

City life is better than village life.
To what extent do you agree with this statement?

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Write at least 250 words.

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A Typical Introduction:

Some people say that life in the city is better than that in the village. Others believe that village life is better. This is a controversial topic and there are many arguments for and against the topic. However, I agree with the statement that city life is actually better than life in the village.

This is a very simple and to-the-point introduction and is suitable for candidates targeting 6.0 or lower in IELTS.

You should note that this format of introduction is very common and can be used for any argumentative topic. Hence, scoring a high band with this is difficult.