Writing Argumentative Essays

In fact / Indeed - Answers

Remember that "In fact" and "Indeed" can be used in the same place. So each of the sentences below could use either connective.
1. Many people think Melbourne is a very good city to live in. Indeed, in the early 1990's an international panel judged it to be the world's most livable city.

2. Unemployment in Australia remains a very big social problem. In fact, it is probably the biggest single problem facing Australian society today.

3. Australia has a very poor record in providing for the health needs of Aboriginal people. Indeed, they suffer much higher rates of disease and infant mortality and much lower rates of life expectancy than other Australians.

4. Smoking is a very serious health problem in Australia. In fact, it accounts for a very high number of hospital admissions and creates a burden on our health care system

5. The Liberal Party today is a very successful political party. Indeed, it holds government federally and in five of the six states.

6. Having a balanced diet is considered to be very important for a person's health. In fact, it is arguably the single most important factor in determining good health.

7. Unemployment in Footscray is a very big problem. Indeed, it has one of the highest rates of unemployment in the country.

8. In the middle of the nineteenth century the port of Melbourne was very busy. In fact, it was the busiest port in the world at the time.

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