Alpha Student – How to start an essay: the opening sentence

Often, the hardest words to write in an essay are the opening ones

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I’m confused. In task descriptions like this which mention “both”, do they always ask if I agree or not with the word “both”? Could I answer it by stating the negative impacts on both individuals and society then its advantages on both individuals and society in the 2nd and 3rd body paragraphs? Though it seems it is going to be more complicated if i do it this way. I just want to know if the style used in the model essay above is the only way to do it. Thank you and I hope to hear from you.

There is no difference between them. They are all opinion essays. IELTS sometimes paraphrase the instructions, that’s all.

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I took it as a opinion essay and wrote 287 words consisting of introduction, first positive its safer. second positive point it creates sense of community and gives people opportunity to socialize as they get a chance to meet often at places like gym, swimming pool or parks which most compounds/apartment blocks provide.
Last paragraph was conclusion where i reiterated my opinion.

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Hi liz, thanks for the good work. In writing task 2 essays, can I have the main ideas in the introductory paragraph while they are developed in the body paragraphs?

IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample Answer Band 9