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20 English Essay Questions (Intermediate)

Writing essays in English

Writing essays in English

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Intermediate Essay Questions

  1. Nowadays, food has become easier to prepare. Has this change improved the way people live? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. 
     
  2. How do movies or television influence people's behaviour? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion. 
     
  3. Neighbours are the people who live near us. In your opinion, what are the qualities of a good neighbour? Use specific details and examples in your answer. 
     
  4. It is better for children to grow up in the countryside than in a big city. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to develop your essay. 
     
  5. In some countries, teenagers have jobs while they are still students. Do you think this is a good idea? Support your opinion by using specific reasons and details. 
     
  6. A person you know is planning to move to your town or city. What do you think this person would like and dislike about living in your town or city? Why? Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay. 
     
  7. Is it better to enjoy your money when you earn it or is it better to save your money for some time in the future? Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion. 
     
  8. Some people like to travel with a companion. Other people prefer to travel alone. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice. 
     
  9. Some people prefer to work for a large company. Others prefer to work for a small company. Which do you prefer and why? Use specific reasons and details to support your choice. 
     
  10. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? You should never judge a person by external appearances. Use specific reasons and details to support your answer. 
     
  11. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Most experiences in our lives that seemed difficult at the time become valuable lessons for the future. Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer. 
     
  12. Which would you choose: a high-paying job with long hours that would give you little time with family and friends or a lower-paying job with shorter hours that would give you more time with family and friends? Explain your choice, using specific reasons and details. 
     
  13. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Technology has made the world a better place to live. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
     
  14. A foreign visitor has only one day to spend in your country. Where should this visitor go on that day? Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your choice. 
     
  15. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Only people who earn a lot of money are successful. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. 
     
  16. You have the opportunity to visit a foreign country for two weeks. Which country would you like to visit? Use specific reasons and details to explain your choice. 
     
  17. Many students choose to attend schools or universities outside their home countries. Why do some students study abroad? Use specific reasons and details to explain your answer. 
     
  18. Every generation of people is different in important ways. How is your generation different from your parents' generation? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer. 
     
  19. What changes do you think the 21st century will bring? Use examples and details in your answer. 
     
  20. You have enough money to purchase either a house or a business. Which would you choose to buy? Give specific reasons to explain your choice. 
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