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A good introduction is important in a report. It should give the reader all the information required to understand the importance and relevance of the report. It should clearly state:

  • the context of the report
  • relevant background information
  • the purpose of the report
  • limits on the scope of the research
  • definitions & key terms.

Activity 1 — self test

Roll your mouse across the following example. Try to identify the main areas. Click on each coloured section to see what part it is.





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