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Question Structure

 30 minutes
 300+ words
Essay questions

Question Structure
 Your opinion on an issue
 Do you agree or disagree?
 Which would you prefer?
 Do you support or oppose this idea?

Regardless of the question, you'll be expected to use specific reasons and examples
to support your answer.
On-screen: Sample Topics
 Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? A teacher's ability to relate well with students is
more important than excellent knowledge of the subject being taught.
On-screen: Sample Topics
 Some people like to travel with a companion. Other people prefer to travel alone. Which do you prefer?
On-screen: Sample Topics
 It has recently been announced that a new restaurant may be built in your neighborhood. Do you
support or oppose this plan?

On-screen: Approach Tips


 Make an outline.
 Some people like to travel with a companion. Other people prefer to travel alone.
 Which do you prefer?

Michael: One way to approach your essay is to make an outline. Here's how you
might make an outline to answer your question about traveling alone or with a
companion. First decide which option you prefer. Let's say you prefer to travel with
a companion. Then, think about the main reasons why you have that preference,
such as it's safer, it's more fun, and it makes travel easier.