How to write a good abstract
If you are asking this question, we have several suggestions for you. Johan Rooryck and Vincent van Heuven have drawn up concise and very helpful Guidelines. You will find them in pdf here (with the permission of the author).
The LSA has a useful webpage on model abstracts:
You can also look at the abstracts written by SLE Awards winners: “Best presentation Awards SLE 2018” . They have been highly rated by our Programme Committee members.