Types of Introductory Paragraphs

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Types of Introductory Paragraph
: Causes and/or Effects Essay

Type: Statistics
Topic 1: Air Pollution

According to world statistics, the level of air pollution has been steadily increasing throughout the years. Though the result is not alarming, it is important for us to take measures in controlling activities that lead to air pollution. Only by doing so, will we be able to have better quality air. Therefore, the first thing to do is to find out what causes air pollution and its outcomes. Based on my observation there are two major causes and effect of air pollution.

Type: Anecdotal
Topic 2: Arguments

I used to live next door to a couple who always argued. They argued over even the smallest matter. Sometimes, they argued the whole day, and sometimes the argument even continued to the next day. After sometime, I learned to ignore the shouting and name calling that they used to do to each other. Sometimes, just for fun, I would listen to their arguments and made up my own refutations; my own answers to their accusations. When I was older and began to understand more, I started thinking about the reasons why people argue. From what I have heard from my neighbours, arguments can be caused by two main issues; money and jealousy.

Type: General to Specific
Topic: AIDS

According to Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. It is an illness which attacks the body’s ability to resist infection. It is a lethal disease that everyone fears. However, in some countries where sex trade is rampant, this deadly disease is unavoidable especially for those directly involved. Why is AIDS deadly and how does it affect the victims? Based on scientific researches done, there are two deadly outcomes of AIDS.

Samples of Concluding Paragraph
: Causes and/or Effects Essay

Topic 1: Air Pollution

In summary, air pollution is caused by increase in population and industrial activities. Due to...
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