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192. IELTS 15 General Training | What Problems Can Lack of Sleep Cause? What Can Be Done About It?

May 13th, 2022


Nowadays many people complain that they have difficulties getting enough sleep. What problems can lack of sleep cause? What can be done about lack of …

190. IELTS 15 General Training | Why Are Crime Shows So Popular?

April 21st, 2022

In many countries today, crime novels and TV crime dramas are becoming more and more popular. Why do you think these books and TV shows are so …

188. IELTS 8 | Weight, Health and Fitness

April 9th, 2022


In some countries the average weight of people is increasing and their levels of health and fitness are decreasing. What do you think are the causes …

187. IELTS 6 Process Diagram | Life Cycle of the Silkworm

April 2nd, 2022


The diagrams below show the life cycle of the silkworm and the stages in the production of silk cloth.

Sample essay:

186. IELTS 6 | Follow Local Customs and Behavior vs Welcome Cultural Differences

March 24th, 2022


Some people believe that visitors to other countries should follow local customs and behavior. Others disagree and think that the host country should …

185. IELTS 6 | Doing the Same Things vs Change

March 18th, 2022

Some people prefer to spend their lives doing the same things and avoiding change. Others, however, think that change is always a good thing. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.


live within the status …

184. IELTS 16 General Training | Best Time to Live

March 10th, 2022


Some people say that now is the best time in history to be living.

What is your opinion about this?

What other time in history would be interesting …

183. IELTS 7 | Fixed Punishments Vs Judging Each Crime Individually

February 19th, 2022


Some people believe that there should be fixed punishments for each type of crime. Others, however, argue that the circumstances of an individual …

181. IELTS 7 | Talent Vs Education

February 3rd, 2022


It is generally believed that some people are born with certain talents, for instance for sport or music, and others are not. However, it is sometimes claimed that any child can be taught to become a good sports person …

179. IELTS 7 | How Realistic Is the Expectation of Job Satisfaction for All Workers?

January 18th, 2022


As most people spend a major part of their adult life at work, job satisfaction is an important element of individual wellbeing.

What factors …

175. IELTS 8 | Is Increasing the Price of Petrol the Best Way to Solve Growing Traffic and Pollution Problems?

December 23rd, 2021


Increasing the price of petrol is the best way to solve growing traffic and pollution problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree? What other …

173. Should Universities Provide the Knowledge Needed in the Workplace or Give Access to Knowledge for Its Own Sake?

December 7th, 2021


Some people think that universities should provide graduates with the knowledge and skills needed in the workplace. Others think that the true …

172. IELTS 16 General Training | Why Do Some People Spend Most of Their Lives Living Close to Where They Were Born?

November 29th, 2021

Some people spend most of their lives living close to where they were born. 

What might be the reasons for this?

What are the advantages and disadvantages?

Read the sample essay here:

171. IELTS 16 General Training | What Damage Does Plastic Do to the Environment?

November 22nd, 2021


Plastic bags, plastic bottles and plastic packaging are bad for the environment. 

What damage does plastic do to the environment?

What can be done by …

170. IELTS 16 General Training | Trying New Things vs Staying the Same

November 15th, 2021


Some people like to try new things, for example, places to visit and types of food. Other people prefer to keep doing things they are familiar with. Discuss both these attitudes and give your own opinion.

Read the …

169. In What Ways Has Technology Affected the Types of Relationships People Make?

November 8th, 2021


Nowadays the way many people interact with each other has changed because of technology. In what ways has technology affected the types of …

167. Is the Loss of a Language Important?

October 26th, 2021


Every year several languages die out. Some people think that this is not important because life will be easier if there are fewer languages in the world. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?


a …

165. Is It a Positive Development That Countries Are Becoming More and More Similar?

October 16th, 2021


Countries are becoming more and more similar because people are able to buy the same products anywhere in the world. Do you think this is a positive …

163. Is Building More Sports Facilities the Best Way to Increase Public Health?

October 4th, 2021


Some people say that the best way to improve public health is by increasing the number of sports facilities. Others, however, say that this would …

161. Building New High-Speed Rail vs Improving Existing Public Transport

September 23rd, 2021


In a number of countries, some people think it is necessary to spend large sums of money on constructing new railway lines for very fast trains …

160. Social and Practical Problems of Living in a Foreign Country

September 16th, 2021


Living in a country where you have to speak a foreign language can cause serious social problems, as well as practical problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


a basic grasp/command of …

157. Cambridge IELTS 16 | Why Do People Research the History of Their Home?

August 25th, 2021


In some countries, more and more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for this? How can people research this?


156. Cambridge IELTS 16 | Should Sugary Products Be Made More Expensive?

August 18th, 2021


Many manufactured food and drink products contain high levels of sugar, which causes many health problems. Sugar products should be made more …

154. Cambridge IELTS 16 | Do the Advantages of Driverless Vehicles Outweigh the Disadvantages?

August 3rd, 2021


In the future all cars, buses and trucks will be driverless. The only people travelling inside these vehicles will be passengers. Do you think the advantages of driverless vehicles outweigh the disadvantages?


153. Cambridge IELTS 16 | Why Do Businesses Emphasize Their Products Are New in Some Way?

July 27th, 2021


In their advertising, businesses nowadays usually emphasise that their products are new in some way. Why is this? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?


promote the idea that…

149. Do the High Sales of Popular Consumer Goods Reflect the Power of Advertising or the Real Needs of Society?

July 11th, 2021


Today, the high sales of popular consumer goods reflect the power of advertising and not the real needs of the society in which they are sold. To …

148. Should Universities Focus On Employment Skills or Academic Study?

July 5th, 2021


Some people believe that universities should focus on employment skills for the future. Others think that they should focus on academic study only. …

147. Why Do Some People Work Harder Than Others?

June 30th, 2021


In education and employment, some people work harder than others. Why do some people work harder? Is it always a good thing to work hard?


put in more effort








146. Advertising’s Positive Economic Effects VS Negative Social Effects

June 24th, 2021


Some people say that advertising has positive economic effects. Others think that it has negative social effects because it makes people feel dissatisfied with who they are and what they have. Discuss both these views …

145. Does Influence From Outside the Home Plays a Bigger Part in a Child’s Development Than the Family?

June 18th, 2021


The family has a great influence on children’s development, but influence from outside the home plays a bigger part in children’s lives. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


family influence

144. Who Should Teach Children How To Be Good Members of Society?

June 13th, 2021


Some people think that parents should teach children how to be good members of society. Others, however, believe that school is the place to learn …

143. Is Making Drivers Take a Test Every Year the Best Way To Improve Road Safety?

June 9th, 2021


Some people think that the best way to improve road safety is to make vehicle drivers take a test every year. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?



to enforce/implement an …

142. Should Unpaid Community Service Be Compulsory in High Schools?

June 4th, 2021


Some people believe that unpaid community service should be a compulsory part of high school prorəʊgrammes (for example working for a charity, …

141. Should Important Information Be Shared Freely?

May 31st, 2021


Some people believe that it is good to share as much information as possible in scientific research, business and the academic world. Others believe that some information is too important or too valuable to be shared …

140. Is It Good for Children To Begin Learning a Foreign Language at Primary School?

May 26th, 2021


Some experts believe that it is better for children to begin learning a foreign language at primary school rather than secondary school. Do the …

139. Governments Should Spend Money on Railways Rather Than Roads. Agree or Disagree?

May 19th, 2021


Governments should spend money on railways rather than roads. Do you agree or disagree?


high-speed rail

tram lines


amount to

opt for

137. Why Do People Still Go Hungry Despite Advances in Agriculture?

May 11th, 2021


In spite of the advances made in agriculture, many people around the world still go hungry. Why is this the case? What can be done about this problem?

135. Loss of Particular Plant and Animal Species vs Other Environmental Problems

May 5th, 2021


Some people say that the main environmental problem of our time is the loss of particular species of plants and animals. Others say that there are …

133. Subjects You Like vs Subjects That Will Be Useful In the Future

April 27th, 2021


Some people think that all university students should study whatever they like. Others believe that they should only be allowed to study subjects …

131. Charging For Admission to Museums

April 21st, 2021


Many museums charge for admission while others are free. Do you think the advantages of charging people for admission to museums outweigh the disadvantages?


admission fees /charges

entrance fees /charges

a …

129. Should Children Be Punished For Their Bad Behavior?

April 14th, 2021


It is important for children to learn the difference between right and wrong at an early age. Punishment is necessary to help them learn this distinction.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

What …

127. Getting News Online

April 6th, 2021


More and more people no longer read newspapers or watch TV programmes to get news. They get their news from the Internet. Is this a positive or negative development?


consume/read/watch news 

traditional media

a news …

125. Does Watching TV Make Children Less Creative?

March 30th, 2021


Some people think watching TV and films makes children more creative. Others think that it can actually lower their creativity. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.

viewing TV and films

TV and film viewing

123. Are Successful Sports Professionals Overpaid?

March 24th, 2021


Successful sports professionals can earn a great deal more money than people in other important professions. Some people think this is fully …

121. Teamwork vs Leadership

March 17th, 2021


Some people believe that good teamwork is what makes companies successful. Others feel that it is more important to have a good leader. Discuss both …

119. Is Translation Software Making Learning a Foreign Language Unnecessary?

March 10th, 2021


Although there is a lot of software available today that can translate from one language to another, it is still necessary for people to learn a foreign language. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this …

117. Do the Advantages of Having a Large Number of Young Adults Outweigh the Disadvantages?

March 2nd, 2021


At the present time, the population of some countries includes a relatively large number of young adults, compared with the number of older people. …

115. Cambridge IELTS 14 Test 4 | Self-Employment vs Working for Others

February 24th, 2021


Nowadays many people choose to be self-employed, rather than to work for a company or organization.

Why might this be the case?

What could be the …

113. Reading About a Country Online vs Visiting It in Person

February 17th, 2021


Some people think that it is necessary to travel abroad to know about a country. Other people feel that traveling is unnecessary because you can know anything about a country on the Internet. Discuss both views and give …

111. Cheap Products vs Products That Last

February 10th, 2021


Some people believe that companies should manufacture products that last for a long time. Others feel that the emphasis should be placed on producing …

110. Should Advertising Aimed at Children Be Banned?

February 2nd, 2021


Nowadays a large amount of advertising aimed at children should be banned because of the negative effects. To what extent do you agree or disagree?


108. Why Do Fewer People Visit Museums Than in the Past? How to Solve It?

January 26th, 2021


Fewer people today visit museums than in the past. Why is this? What can be done to encourage more people to visit museums in the future?


There are fewer visitors to museums than there were in the past.


an endless …

106. Economic Development vs Environment

January 19th, 2021


Some people think that economic development is the only way to end poverty while others believe that it is causing damage to the environment and so …

105. Should Children Be Taught to Compete or Cooperate?

January 12th, 2021


Some people think that a sense of competition should be encouraged in children. Others believe that children who are taught to cooperate rather than …

103. Why Is Crime Rising?

January 5th, 2021


In many countries, the level of crime is increasing. What do you think are the main causes of crime? How can we deal with those causes?


the …

101. Do the Advantages of Sports Celebrities Advertising Sports Products Outweigh the Disadvantages?

December 29th, 2020


Today, it is common to see famous sportspeople advertising sports products. Do the advantages of this trend outweigh the disadvantages?


sports celebrities

sports personalities

famous sports stars/players 

well-known …

99. Spending Leisure Time With Colleagues vs Keeping Private Life Private

December 22nd, 2020


Some people like to spend their leisure time with their colleagues while others prefer to keep their private life separate from their work …

97. Should Dangerous Sports Be Banned?

December 15th, 2020


Some people think that dangerous sports should be banned, while others think people should be free to choose. Discuss both these views and give your …

95. The Aging Population Problem

December 8th, 2020


In the future, there will be a higher proportion of older people than younger people in many countries. Why is this? Is this a positive or negative …

93. Economic Progress vs Other Types of Progress

December 1st, 2020


Many governments think that economic progress is their most important goal. Some people, however, think that other types of progress are equally important for a country. Discuss both these views and give your own …

91. Should Plastic Bags Be Banned?

November 24th, 2020


Some people think that plastic shopping bags should be banned because they contribute to land and sea pollution. To what extent do you agree or …

89. Should Children be educated separately?

November 17th, 2020


Some people think that boys and girls should attend school together. Others feel that they should be educated separately. Discuss both these views …

87. Should We Spend Money Now Researching Other Planets?

November 10th, 2020


In the future it may be necessary for us to live on another planet. For this reason, some people believe that we should spend money now researching …

85. Should Countries Depend on Homegrown Produce to Feed Their Population?

November 3rd, 2020


Some people believe that countries should produce the food to feed their population and import as little as possible. To what extent do you agree or …

84. The Intake of Three Types of Nutrients in Typical Meals

October 30th, 2020


Click Here to See the Charts

Cambridge IELTS 14 Test 1 Writing Task 1 


The charts display the average proportions of 3 …

83. the Best Way to Solve the Housing Problem

October 28th, 2020


Some cities create extra housing by building tall buildings. Other cities do this by building on wide areas of land. Which do you think is the best …

81. Is Technology Increasing the Gap Between Rich and Poor?

October 20th, 2020


Some people think that advances in technology are increasing the gap between rich and poor while others believe the opposite is happening. Discuss …

79. Does Further Economic Development Make Already Rich Countries Happier?

October 13th, 2020


Some people think that if a country is already rich, further economic development will not result in its citizens being any happier. To what extent …

78. Should Public Cell Phone Conversations Be Banned?

October 6th, 2020


Some people believe that having a conversation on a mobile phone in a public or crowded place should be banned. Others feel that we should be able to …

77. Should International News Be Made a School Subject?

September 29th, 2020


Some people believe that students should be taught international news as a subject at school. Others feel that this would be a waste of valuable …

76. Should We Sacrifice Our Convenient Way of Life for the Sake of Future Generations?

September 22nd, 2020


The key to solving environmental problems is for the present generation to sacrifice their convenient way of life for the sake of future …

75. Is It Good That Traditional Foods Are Being Replaced by International Fast Foods?

September 15th, 2020


In many countries, traditional foods are being replaced by international fast foods. This is having a negative effect on both families and societies. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

move away from

turn to

to …

74. Humans vs Endangered Animals

September 8th, 2020


Many people think that we have to focus on the extinction of certain animal species, while others think that we should pay attention to the problem …

73. Do We Have Too Many Choices?

September 1st, 2020


Some people believe that nowadays we have too many choices. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


be confronted/faced with 


an overload of options

an excess of choices


be bombarded with

a …

71. Are Laws Needed to Make People Recycle More of Their Waste?

August 18th, 2020


Some people claim that not enough of the waste from homes is recycled. They say that the only way to increase recycling is for governments to make it a legal requirement. To what extent do you think laws are needed to …

70. Cambridge IELTS 12 | Should Children Be Allowed to Make Their Own Choices on Everyday Matters?

August 10th, 2020


Some people believe that allowing children to make their own choices on everyday matters(such as food, clothes and entertainment) is likely to result …

68. Cambridge IELTS 14 | Can Music Bring People of Different Cultures and Ages Together?

August 2nd, 2020


Some people say that music is a good way of bringing people of different cultures and ages together. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

1. …

67. Is to Travel to or Work in a Foreign Country the Only Reason for Learning a Foreign Language?

July 26th, 2020


Some people say that the only reason for learning a foreign language is in order to travel to or work in a foreign country. Others say that these are …

65. Cambridge IELTS 15 | The Advantages and Disadvantages of Telling Children They Can Achieve Anything If They Try Hard Enough

July 13th, 2020


In some cultures, children are often told that they can achieve anything if they try hard enough. What are the advantages and disadvantages of giving …

64. Cambridge IELTS 15 | Is Advertising Still Effective?

July 6th, 2020


Some people say that advertising is extremely successful at persuading us to buy things. Other people think that advertising is so common that we no …

63. Cambridge IELTS 15 | In the Future Nobody Will Buy Printed Books Because They Will Be Able to Read Everything They Want Online Without Paying?

June 26th, 2020


In the future, nobody will buy printed newspapers or books because they will be able to read everything they want online without paying. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


1. printed books …

62. Cambridge IELTS 15 | Why Is Owning a Home Important?

June 22nd, 2020


In some countries, owning a home rather than renting one is very important for people. Why might this be the case? Do you think this is a positive or negative situation?


1. home ownership /homeowner /buying/purchasing …

60. Are Museums Still Needed?

June 14th, 2020


Since most information about culture and history can be found on the Internet, museums are not needed anymore. Do you agree or disagree?


1. …

59. Should Prison Be Used to Punish or Rehabilitate Criminals?

June 8th, 2020


Some people believe the purpose of prison is to punish criminals, while others would argue that rehabilitation is its primary goal. Discuss both …

56. Should the Government Spend More Money on the Arts or on Health and Education?

May 28th, 2020


In many countries, governments like to spend more money on the arts. Some people agree with this. However, others think they should spend more on …

55. IELTS Writing Task 1: Electricity Production and Consumption

May 24th, 2020


click here to see the picture

1. electricity production /electricity generation /electricity output /the amount of …

54. Is It Important to Protect the Countryside From Housing Development?

May 22nd, 2020


In many places, new homes are needed, but the only space available for building them is in the countryside. Some people believe that it is more important to protect the countryside and not build new homes there. Do you …

52. Is History More Important Than Subjects Like Science and Technology?

May 14th, 2020


Some people say History is one of the most important school subjects. Other people think that, in today’s world, subjects like Science and Technology …

50. Do Modern Innovations Bring More Problems Than Benefits?

May 5th, 2020


Some people say that modern innovations bring a lot more problems than benefits. Do you agree or disagree?


1. bring benefits=produce benefits


2. social media platforms /social media /social networking sites


3. …

49. IELTS Writing Task 1 | Sales of Coffee and Bananas

April 30th, 2020


click to see the table picture:

1. sales of coffee /coffee sales


2. Only 1.5 million euros’ worth of fair trade coffee was bought in the UK in 1999.


3. …

48. Do the Advantages of Companies' Storage of Personal Information Outweigh the Disadvantages?

April 28th, 2020


In this age of technology, personal information is held on computers by companies and organizations. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?


47. Is Watching TV Bad for Children?

April 21st, 2020


Some people think that children should not watch television because it has negative effects, while others believe that television helps children. …

46. Is the Intended Use of a Building More Important Than Its Outward Appearance?

April 12th, 2020


When designing a building, the most important factor is the intended use of the building rather than its outward appearance. Do you agree or disagree?

45. Can Group Activities Teach More Important Life Skills Than Solo Activities?

April 4th, 2020


Group activities can teach more important skills for life than those activities that are played alone. Do you agree or disagree?


1. individual …

44. Do the Advantages of International Exchange Programs Outweigh the Disadvantages?

March 26th, 2020


Some educationalists think that a program of international exchange visits will offer teenage school students various benefits. Do you think the …

43. Is It Good to Work, Shop and Communicate Online Without Face-To-Face Contact?

March 18th, 2020


In the modern world, it is possible to shop, work and communicate with people via the Internet without any face-to-face contact with others.  Is this a positive or negative development?


1. to do their shopping and …

42. Should Charities Only Help People in Their Own Country?

March 9th, 2020


Some people believe that charitable organizations should help people wherever they live. Others think they should help people in their own country …

41. Should Difficult Subjects Be Made Optional?

February 29th, 2020


Some people think that because some children find some subjects such as mathematics and philosophy difficult they should be optional instead of …

40. Is Wearing Fashionable Clothes a Good Thing?

February 21st, 2020


More and more people are finding it increasingly important to wear fashionable clothes. Is this attitude to wearing clothes a positive or negative development?


1. to wear fashionable clothes /to be dressed in …

39. Are Social Media Bad for People and Society?

February 13th, 2020


Some people think that social networking sites have a huge negative impact on both individuals and society. Do you agree or disagree?


1. social networking sites /social media platforms /social media


2. great adverse …

38. Should Spending on the Restoration of Old Buildings Be Stopped?

February 5th, 2020


Some people think that government spending on the restoration of old buildings in cities should be stopped. Instead they should spend the money for …

37. Should Competitive Sports Be Made a Compulsory School Subject?

January 30th, 2020


Some people think that competitive sports should be included as a subject in schools, while others believe that it has a negative effect on children. …

36. Learning a Foreign Language and Culture

January 23rd, 2020


Some people think that living in a country for a period of time is needed to learn the language and culture. Do you agree or disagree?


1. a foreign …

35. Spending Time at Home With Family VS Entertainment Outside Home

January 14th, 2020


Some people think that young people should spend more of their free time at home with their family and less of their free time on entertainment …

34. Does Technology Help to Reduce Crime?

January 7th, 2020


Some people think that the development of technology helps to reduce crime, while other people think it encourages crime. Discuss both these views …

33. Why Are Developing Countries Expanding Their Tourism Industry?

December 29th, 2019


More and more developing countries are expanding their tourist industries. Why is this? Is it a positive or negative development?


1. the tourist industry /the tourism industry /the travel industry/sector


2. bring …

32. Why the Number of People Who Visit Art Galleries Is Declining?

December 23rd, 2019


In some countries, the number of people who visit art galleries is declining. What are the reasons for this? How can we solve this problem?


1. find …

31. Does Having People from Different Nationalities Living Together Make a Country Develop Faster?

December 20th, 2019


Some people think that having people from different nationalities and cultural backgrounds living together in the same country makes the country …

30. Are Team Sports Important for Children to Succeed in Their Career?

December 14th, 2019


Some people believe that team sports are very important for children to succeed in their career. However, others disagree. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.


1. team sports /play a team sport /play in …

29. Should Stores Sell Imported Foods?

December 12th, 2019


Stores should sell local food products and not imported food products. Do you agree or disagree?


1. imported food products /food imports /imported …

28. Do the Benefits of Living Away from Home Outweigh the Disadvantages?

December 6th, 2019


In many countries, some students live with their families while studying, but other students prefer to attend universities in other cities. Do the benefits of living away from home outweigh the disadvantages?


1. live …

27. Is Negative News Harmful?

November 29th, 2019


Nowadays there is a trend that the media focuses on problems and emergencies rather than positive developments. Some people think it is harmful to …

26. Is Buying Prepared Foods a Good or Bad Thing?

November 25th, 2019


More and more people are buying ready-to-eat foods instead of cooking for themselves. Does this development have more advantages or more disadvantages?



ready-to-eat foods

ready meals

ready-made meals

prepared …

25. Why Is There so Much Waste Generated?

November 23rd, 2019


Nowadays the increasing amount of waste is a real concern. Why is this happening? What can be done to solve this?



the growth of waste …

24. Should the Government Offer Free Housing for People Who Cannot Afford It?

November 20th, 2019


Housing is essential for people. Some argue that the government should offer free housing for people who cannot afford it. Do you agree or disagree?


23. Are Social Skills as Important as Academic Qualifications?

November 16th, 2019


Many employers are employing people with good social skills as well as formal academic qualifications. Do you agree or disagree that good social skills are as important as academic qualifications to succeed in a job?


22. Is Longer Life Expectancy a Good Thing?

November 15th, 2019


Due to advances in science, it is now possible for people to live to 100 years old or even longer. While some people think it is a good thing, others …

21. Should Women Be Given More High-Level Positions?

November 8th, 2019


Most high-level positions in companies are filled by men even though the workforce in many developed countries is more than 50 per cent females. …

20. Should People Over 60 Be Allowed to Work?

November 6th, 2019


Some people believe that if people are allowed to work after the age of 60, it would cause problems for younger people. Do you agree or disagree?


19. Why Are World Cultures Becoming More and More Similar?

November 2nd, 2019


Cultures around the world are becoming more similar than ever before.  Why is this happening? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?


18. Is Buying New Tech Products a Good Thing?

October 26th, 2019


Many people buy new technology products, such as new phones and laptops, to keep up with the latest technology. Is this a good or bad thing?


17. Making Friends on Social Media VS Face-to-Face Interaction

October 21st, 2019


Nowadays people make new friends through social networks and Internet chat groups. Some people think this is good. Others think that face-to-face interaction is essential. Discuss both these views and give your own …

16. Should Famous People Give Their Opinions on Public Topics?

October 17th, 2019


Famous people sometimes give their opinions on public topics. Is this a good thing?



give their opinions on public topics

get involved in …

15. Why There Has Been a Rise in the Popularity of Second-Hand Clothing Among Younger People?

October 15th, 2019


In recent years, there has been a rise in the popularity of second-hand clothing amongst younger generations. Why is this happening? Do you think …

14. The Advantages and Disadvantages for Couples Deciding Not to Have Children

October 12th, 2019


There is an increasing trend around the world of married couples deciding not to have children. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages for couples who decide to do this.



couples who do not have children

13. Why Athletes Use Banned Drugs?

October 10th, 2019


In many professional sports, there is an increase in the number of athletes using banned substances to improve their performance. What are the causes …

12. Why People Feel Less Safe Than Ever Before Even Though the Rates of Serious Crimes Are Decreasing?

October 6th, 2019


In some countries, even though the rates of serious crimes are decreasing, people feel less safe than ever before. What do you think are the causes …

11. Why People Still Go Hungry Despite the Advances Made in Agriculture?

October 3rd, 2019


In spite of the advances made in agriculture, many people around the world still go hungry. Why is this the case? What can be done about this problem?

10. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Multinational Companies

October 1st, 2019


Multinational companies are becoming increasingly common in developing countries. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this?



9. Accept a Bad Situation VS Try and Improve It

September 30th, 2019


Some people believe that it is best to accept a bad situation, such as an unsatisfactory job or shortage of money. Others argue that it is better to try and improve such situations. Discuss both these views and give …

8. Teenage Years VS Adult Life

September 28th, 2019


Some people think that the teenage years are the happiest time of most people’s lives. Others think that adult life brings more happiness, in spite …

6. The Loss of Particular Species VS Other Environmental Problems

September 24th, 2019


Some people say that the main environmental problem of our time is the loss of particular species of plants and animals. Others say that there are …

5. My Real Exam Question: Punishing Parents VS Punishing Children

September 22nd, 2019


Some people think children should be punished if they commit a crime. Other people believe that their parents are the ones that should be punished. …

4. Constructing Fast Trains VS Improving Public Transport

September 20th, 2019


In a number of countries, some people think it is necessary to spend large sums of money on constructing new railway lines for very fast trains …

2. Causes and Solutions of Overpopulation

September 16th, 2019


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Some say that music, art and drama are as important as other school subjects, especially at the primary level. Do you agree or disagree?


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