Posts Tagged ‘Introduction’

A convincing introduction starts out by looking at general/global (e.g. social or economic) issues, before becoming more specific and moving to local/conceptual issues.

This video is from a Scientific Writing workshop given by Dr Eric Lichtfouse at the Postgraduate School at the University of the Free State (, South Africa, November 2013.
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MLA Style Tutorial: General Format & Introduction

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Ellen Weber, Editor-in-Chief of the Emergency Medicine Journal, talks you through the important steps to write a successful original article.
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Writing Science paper’s isn’t hard when you follow these basic writing guidelines. This is intentionally a very quick overview of the writing skills. if you want a more detailed explanation, like and leave a comment below.
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Article Writing - How to Write an Introduction For an Article – Many article writing template I use involves writing a short introduction before I elaborate on my key ideas. When I write, speed is very important. I want to know how to write a good introduction in the shortest possible time. Here is an approach that you may find useful.
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Now that I have a plan, I’m ready to begin writing! I am going to start by writing an introduction to hook the reader.

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This is a brief introduction to “summary writing” for my advanced-low Integrated Skills students. This video should be supplemented with an introductory handout about “summary writing” for students to read and review with the video.
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