Question on Writing Task 2

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Question on Writing Task 2

Post by devquestions » Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:26 pm


For Writing Task 2, do I need to express my opinion in the first paragraph itself or should I provide a general introduction in the beginning and then build the arguments in the body and finally state my opinion in the conclusion?

For example, for a prompt like below -
"Some people say that education system is the crucial factor to development of a country.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?",
should I state in Introduction paragraph itself that "I disagree with the opinion that education is the crucial factor to development of a country"?


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Re: Question on Writing Task 2

Post by FastTrackIELTS » Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Hello again Dev,

There is a great article here that discusses Task 2 structure for opinion questions. Ordinarily you would want to use your first paragraph to introduce the topic and to rephrase the question.

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Re: Question on Writing Task 2

Post by masimshehzad » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:23 am

I think, as per Ryan recommended structure, we should also explain our stance in the introductory sentence.
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