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10 Writing part 1 essay prompts.

Write your essays using all the notes and giving reasons for your point of view. 140-190 words.

I. In your English class, you have been talking about relationships with family and friends. Now, your English
teacher has asked you to write an essay for homework.

Which is more important to teenagers: their family or their friends?
Notes
Write about:
1. who teenagers spend most time with
2. who gives teenagers most support
3. …....................... (your own idea)

II. In your English class, you have been talking about the part grandparents and older people play in young
people's lives. Now, your English teacher has asked you to write an essay for homework.

'Young people learn a lot from their grandparents and other older people.' Do you agree?
Notes
Write about:
1. the past
2. technology
3. …....................... (your own idea)

III. In your English class, you have been talking about school subjects. Now, your English teacher has asked you
to write an essay for homework.

Is it more useful to study several foreign languages or to study several science related subjects at school?
Notes
Write about:
1. what is more useful
2. what is easier to learn
3. …....................... (your own idea)

IV. In your English class, you have been talking about science related subjects. Now, your English teacher has
asked you to write an essay for homework.

'All students should be required to study science related subjects until they are at least 18.' Do you agree?
Notes
Write about:
1. which jobs need knowledge of science
2. whether all students are good at science
3. …....................... (your own idea)

V. In your English class, you have been talking about global warming. Now, your English teacher has asked you
to write an essay for homework.

Some people say it is too late to do anything about the problem of global warming. What do you think?
Notes
Write about:
1. what scientists say about global warming
2. what problems different countries have
3. …....................... (your own idea)
VI. In your English class, you have been talking about the part robots will play in the future. Now, your English
teacher has asked you to write an essay for homework.

Do you think in the future it will be possible for robots to become doctors and teachers?
Notes
Write about:
1. the skills robots have
2. the feelings of patients and students
3. …....................... (your own idea)

VII. In your English class, you have been talking about different ways of spending a holiday. Now, your English
teacher has asked you to write an essay for homework.

'Young people would benefit more from spending their holiday time gaining work experience or
improving their cultural level.' Do you agree?
Notes
Write about:
1. fun and relaxation
2. improving knowledge and skills
3. …....................... (your own idea)

VIII. In your English class, you have been talking about family relationships. Now, your English teacher has
asked you to write an essay for homework.

Is it better to have a large or a small age difference between siblings?
Notes
Write about:
1. competition
2. friendship
3. …....................... (your own idea)

IX. In your English class, you have been talking about extreme sports and activities. Now, your English teacher
has asked you to write an essay for homework.

'Doing extreme sports and activities is too risky and people who do them are irresponsible.' Do you agree?
Notes
Write about:
1. equipment
2. training and preparing
3. …....................... (your own idea)

X. In your English class, you have been talking about the importance of nature in human life. Now, your English
teacher has asked you to write an essay for homework.

'Humans are a part of nature, not separate from it.' Do you agree?
Notes
Write about:
4. life outside the city
5. animals
6. …....................... (your own idea)