Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: essay structure

Definitions: A conclusion paragraph summarises the arguments of an essay and often restates the opinion of the writer. It may include a suggestion, warning or prediction at the end.

Examples: This is an example of a conclusion paragraph: In conclusion, removing all cars from the centre of the city will greatly improve tourism, help shops and the local economy, and improve health by reducing pollution. For these reasons I strongly suggest that the government begins plans to make this a reality.

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Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 20 A

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