120 Writing Topics : With Sample Essays

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Table of Contents

How to Write an Essay                              viii
Q1 Should businesses regulate their 14 (2)
employees' behavior outside of the
workplace? Why or why not?
Q2 Do you agree or disagree with the 16 (2)
following statement? Living forever is a
good idea. Use specific examples and
details to support your answer
Q3 Should there be more shops and 18 (2)
restaurants that are open 24 hours a day?
Why?
Q4 Should forests that are hundreds of 20 (2)
years old be protected from logging?
Q5 Should schools provide free lunch to 22 (2)
students? Why or why not?
Q6 Who is your favorite movie character? 24 (2)
Why?
Q7 Should there be a required age for a 26 (2)
person to stop driving? If so, what should
that age be? If not, why not?
Q8 Do you agree or disagree with the 28 (2)
following statement? It is healthier for
children to live in the countryside than in
the city
Q9 Your family just received enough money 30 (2)
to buy either an expensive new car, or to
take a dream vacation. Which would you
choose? Why?
Q10 It has recently been announced that a 32 (2)
new sports stadium is being planned in an
under-developed part of your city. Would
you support the project or not? Why?
Q11 Do you agree or disagree with the 34 (2)
following statement? Teenagers today arc
more likely to commit crimes than in the
past
Q12 Who is your best friend? Why? 36 (2)
Q13 A university wants to develop a new 38 (2)
research center in your country. What sort
of research should it focus on?
Q14 Do you think spending a lot of time on 40 (2)
cell phones is a good idea?
Q15 Do you agree or disagree with the 42 (2)
following statement? A person should always
listen to other people's advice
Q16 Do you agree or disagree with the 44 (2)
following statement? Movies have no useful
purpose
Q17 Do you agree or disagree with the 46 (2)
following statement? People are less
healthy today than they were in the past
Q18 Your school has recently received a 48 (2)
grant to either remodel the athletics field
or put in a new swimming pool. Which one
would you choose and why?
Q19 Which is a better prize for winning a 50 (2)
school contest: college scholarship or cash
gift?
Q20 Some schools think that parents should 52 (2)
have a say in what gets taught in the
classroom. Do you support or oppose this
idea? Why?
Q21 Do you agree or disagree with the 54 (2)
following statement? People are easily
fooled into believing anything they see in
newspapers or on TV
Q22 Who do you respect most? Why? 56 (2)
Q23 Do you agree or disagree with the 58 (2)
following statement? A hero is someone who
is willing to put others ahead of himself
Q24 Do you agree or disagree with the 60 (2)
following statement? Students who don't
learn about ethics in school are more
likely to grow up to be criminals
Q25 If you saw your friend cheating on a 62 (2)
test, would you hide the fact or would you
report it to the teacher? Give specific
reasons and details to support your answer
Q26 Do you agree or disagree with the 64 (2)
following statement? Foreign cultures
threaten the identity of the nation
Q27 If you could change one thing about 66 (2)
your family, what would it be and why?
Q28 Is it right or wrong for parents to 68 (2)
adopt a child of an ethnicity different
from their own?
Q29 Your best friend is going to move away. 70 (2)
What would you do with him/her before
he/she leaves?
Q30 Who is your favorite athlete? Why? 72 (2)
Q31 A person you know is about to move to 74 (2)
your town. What advice would you give to
help him/her settle into your town?
Q32 Are social skills (the ability to 76 (2)
communicate and interact with people) more
important than education when looking for a
job? Why or why not?
Q33 Do you agree or disagree with the 78 (2)
following statement? A child can learn as
much or more at home than at school
Q34 Do you agree or disagree with the 80 (2)
following statement? High schools should
offer courses that focus on particular
skills to prepare students to find a job in
the future
Q35 Do you agree or disagree with the 82 (2)
following statement? There's no such thing
as luck
Q36 Do you believe that in the future there 84 (2)
will be one universal language? Why or why
not?
Q37 A local sports team is considering a 86 (2)
move to another city. Would you join a
campaign to keep them in town? Why or why
not?
Q38 Imagine that your parents are 88 (2)
considering sending you to a boarding
school. That means that you would leave
home and stay at the school for the whole
year. Would you want to do this? Why or why
not?
Q39 Imagine that your parents are 90 (2)
considering sending you to a boarding
school. That means that you would leave
home and stay at the school for the whole
year. Would you want to do this? Why or why
not?
Q40 Do you agree or disagree with the 92 (2)
following statement? Smoking should be
illegal
Q41 People have different ways of escaping 94 (2)
the stress and difficulties of modern life.
Some read, some exercise, others work in
their gardens. What do you think are the
best ways of reducing stress?
Q42 With more people attending college now 96 (2)
than ever before, a college degree is
losing its value as a job-seeking tool. Do
you agree or disagree?
Q43 Do you agree or disagree with the 98 (2)
following statement? Today's younger
generation have less respect for their
elders than those in the past
Q44 Some say that television and video 100 (2)
games are causing children to fail in
school. Do you agree or disagree?
Q45 Some people believe that wars will 102 (2)
disappear over the next hundred years. Do
you agree with this statement? Why or why
not?
Q46 What is your favorite method of 104 (2)
transportation?
Q47 If you could go back in time and tell 106 (2)
yourself something about the future, what
would it be and why?
Q48 What do you think is the most negative 108 (2)
aspect of modern life and how do you think
it should change?
Q49 You have just received 10,000 dollars. 110 (2)
How would you spend that money and why? Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q50 Many students who play sports hope to 112 (2)
become professional athletes and therefore
they neglect their studies. Is this a good
idea or a bad idea?
Q51 If you had the choice of living in the 114 (2)
mountains or living by the sea, which would
you choose and why?
Q52 Would you support a new shopping center 116 (2)
in your neighborhood, even if it meant a
lot of people would have to leave their
homes? Why or why not? Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer
Q53 You have just been chosen to represent 118 (2)
your country in a global cultural festival
in another country. What would you do to
represent your culture? Use specific
reasons and details to support your answer
Q54 If you could learn one difficult skill, 120 (2)
what would it be? Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q55 Your friend was badly hurt in an 122 (2)
accident and has to stay in the hospital
for a while. What would you do for him/her?
Q56 Do you agree or disagree with the 124 (2)
following statement? Mothers should always
their children's needs ahead of their own
Q57 Do you agree or disagree with the 126 (2)
following statement? Airplanes are the
safest way to travel. Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer
Q58 If you had the opportunity to open up 128 (2)
and run your own store, where would it be
and what would you sell? Use specific
reasons and details to support your answer
Q59 Which would you prefer as a class trip: 130 (2)
a camping trip in the woods or a vacation
at a beach resort?
Q60 You have volunteered to spend one hour 132 (2)
a day for a week to help a child from a
poor background. What would you do with the
child you volunteered to help?
Q61 Do you agree or disagree with the 134 (2)
following statement? Parents should give
their children everything they want. Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q62 A friend of yours is about top leave 136 (2)
the country for a year. What would you get
him as a going away present: a camera, or a
dictionary?
Q63 If you had the chance to write about 138 (2)
something you'd like to see changed in your
city, what would you write about? Why? Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q64 People believe they study or work 140 (2)
better with music. Do you agree or disagree
with this belief?
Q65 Do you agree or disagree with the 142 (2)
following statement? Olympic athletes
promote peace better than politicians
Q66 If you had the opportunity, would you 144 (2)
move to a town of the rich and famous? Why
or why not?
Q67 Do you agree or disagree with the 146 (2)
following statement? Outward appearance is
just as important as true value
Q68 Do you agree or disagree with the 148 (2)
following statement? Students today are
more stressed out from their studies than
those in the past. Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q69 Do you agree or disagree with the 150 (2)
following statement? Today children eat too
much junk food. Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q70 Recently, your country has received a 152 (2)
large gift of money from a neighboring
country. What should the government do with
that money?
Q71 Do you agree or disagree with the 154 (2)
following statement? In the last hundred
years, women have made strides in career
advancement and in the near future women
managers will outnumber male managers. Why
or why not?
Q72 Some believe children closely take 156 (2)
after their parents. In what way do
children resemble their parents? Give
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q73 Which of these two is a better reward 158 (2)
for success at school: a new pet or a
weekend at an amusement park? Use specific
details and reasons to support your answer
Q74 Do you agree or disagree with the 160 (2)
following statement? These days, boys and
girls are treated equally at school and in
society. Use specific details and reasons
to support your answer
Q75 Do you agree or disagree with the 162 (2)
following statement? In this age of 24 hour
news and digital information, we are
suffering from information overload. Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q76 What skill would you learn to become 164 (2)
more independent? Use specific reasons and
details to develop your essay
Q77 Do you agree or disagree with the 166 (2)
statement that language is an important
unifying factor? Use specific details and
reasons to support your answer
Q78 Do you think that students should be 168 (2)
required to do community service to
graduate from high school? Why or why not?
Use specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q79 Recently, a major company has announced 170 (2)
it is going to construct a new office
building in your neighborhood. Do you
support this project? Why or why not? Give
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q80 Do you agree or disagree with the 172 (2)
statement? Art and sports should not be
involved with money
Q81 Have you ever been in a fight? What 174 (2)
happened?
Q82 Do you agree or disagree with the 176 (2)
following statement? People put too much
importance on material possessions. Use
specific details to support your answer
Q83 Do you think that everyone in the world 178 (2)
will one day own his/her own private
aircraft to regularly commute, like in
science fiction stories in the future?
Q84 Do you agree or disagree with the 180 (2)
following statement? School grades are
important for success in the future
Q85 If you could choose between making a 182 (2)
money donation and doing volunteer work,
what would you choose? Why?
Q86 Do you agree or disagree with the 184 (2)
following statement? Children don't read
enough these days. Give specific examples
and reasons for your answer
Q87 Do you agree or disagree with the 186 (2)
following statement? People commit crime
when they feel too desperate to make a
living any other way? Why or why not?
Q88 When looking for a new home, what's 188 (2)
more important to you: being near your
school or work, or being close to family
and friends? Use specific details and
reasons to support your answer
Q89 Do you agree or disagree with the 190 (2)
following statement? There are too many
people on Earth. Give specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q90 Should richer parts of your country 192 (2)
support the poorer parts through welfare
programs? Why or why not? Use specific
details and examples to support your answer
Q91 Do you agree or disagree with the 194 (2)
following statement? People leave their
home countries to become rich. Use specific
reasons and details to support your answer
Q92 Do you believe that your country is 196 (2)
well-prepared for a major disaster
(earthquakes, cyclones, etc.)? Explain your
opinion and what your country can do to be
more prepared
Q93 Do you agree or disagree with the 198 (2)
following statement? Teachers, more than
parents, are responsible for students'
behavior at school. Use specific details
and reasons to support your answer
Q94 If you could hire a famous person, who 200 (2)
would it be?
Q95 Do you agree with the following 202 (2)
statement? Schools should provide extra
instruction and support for students who
are too sick to come to school. Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q96 What is one job you haven't done but 204 (2)
would like yo do? Why? Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer
Q97 If you could be roommates with a famous 206 (2)
person, who would it be?
Q98 If you could choose one famous person 208 (2)
in your country to meet, who would that be?
Why? Use specific examples and reasons to
develop your essay
Q99 Today, many countries put a lot of 210 (2)
money and effort into scientific
advancement. Which area of science (e.g.
biology, physics, chemistry, medicine,
etc.) do you think your country needs most
improvement in?
Q100 Do you agree or disagree with the 212 (2)
following statement? People are too
irresponsible with money nowadays. Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q101 Do you agree or disagree with the 214 (2)
following statement? Parents should help
their children develop skills they will
need to live on their own before letting
them move out
Q102 Do you agree or disagree with the 216 (2)
following statement? People should go to
college even if the tuition is very
expensive
Q103 If your town was hit by a natural 218 (2)
disaster such as an earthquake, what would
you do to help your neighbors? Why? Give
specific details to develop your essay
Q104 Do you agree or disagree with the 220 (2)
following statement? It is wrong to test
beauty products, medical products, or food
products on animals. Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer
Q105 Do you agree or disagree with the 222 (2)
following statement? Parents have the most
influence on their children's future. Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q106 If you had the opportunity to live in 224 (2)
a remote area by yourself or to live in a
crowded neighborhood, where would you
choose? Why? Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q107 If there was one disease you would 226 (2)
like to cure, what would it be and why? Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q108 Do you agree or disagree with the 228 (2)
following statement? Every car should run
on bio-fuel in the future. Use specific
reasons and details to support your answer
Q109 Do you agree or disagree with the 230 (2)
following statement. People eat too much
sugar and salt these days. Use specific
reasons and details to support your answer
Q110 Of the books that you haven't read so 232 (2)
far, what do you want to read? Why? Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q111 If you had the opportunity to receive 234 (2)
lessons in music or art, which would you
choose? Why? Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q112 If you had the opportunity to learn to 236 (2)
play a sport, which would you learn? Why?
Use specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q113 What is one important skill you have 238 (2)
learned at school? Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q114 What is one food you would stop eating 240 (2)
for your health? Why? Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer
Q115 If you had the opportunity to meet one 242 (2)
of your long lost friends or relatives, who
would it be and why? Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer
Q116 Do you agree or disagree with the 244 (2)
following statement? Today, people have a
poorer diet than people had in the past.
Why or why not? Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q117 If there is one food you haven't tried 246 (2)
but would like to, what is it? Why? Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer
Q118 Do you agree or disagree with the 248 (2)
following statement? College education
should be free. Use specific reasons and
details to support your answer
Q119 If there is a habit you would like to 250 (2)
quit, what is it? Why? Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer
Q120 Which family member do you have the 252
closest relationship with? Why? Use
specific reasons and details to support
your answer