City University of Hong Kong - LC

ELSAC Workout: Academic Writing 3, Introductions
(EN/A/ 0402.001)
Get Writing Fit!
  • review the purposes of an introduction
  • consider how to write an effective thesis statement

Level: Foundation
Time: approx. 20 mins
Suggested next workout: Academic Writing 4, Conclusions

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