The introduction will always come at the beginning of an essay. The introduction is extremely important. Okay, when someone’s reading your essay and they start to read the introduction, and your introduction is poorly written, they may stop there and not even read the rest of your essay.
So, remember that the introduction is going to be read first. So basically, you want to make a good impression with your introduction.
The next lesson: Introduction II, both lessons are included in Practice Tests.
Okay. And also, if someone is going to read your whole essay no matter what, like say they’re going to grade your essay, when they read your introduction, that’s going to give them an idea of what the rest of the essay is going to be about.
If your introduction is poorly written and poorly constructed, they’re going to go ahead and expect your essay to be poorly written and poorly constructed. So, try to make a good impression with your introduction. If it’s really well composed and constructed, the teacher is automatically going to assume the rest of the essay will be that way.
Your introduction is going to contain your thesis statement. Your thesis statement is what the whole essay is going to be about. So, it makes sense tha comes in the introduction, at the beginning of the essay, so that the reader has an understanding of what your essay is going to be about.
The introduction also tells what the essay will cover. It gives the reader an idea of what is to come. It sets the stage for the rest of the essay.
And then finally, it contains an explanation or a summary.