Some universities now offer their courses on the Internet so that people can study online. Is this a positive or negative development? (285 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) It is true that online courses are becoming a common feature of university education. Although there are some drawbacks of Internet-based learning, I would argue … more →

Some people believe that school children should not be given homework by their teachers, whereas others argue that homework plays an important role in the education of children. Discuss both of these views and give your own opinion. (267 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) People’s opinions differ as to whether or not school … more →

Some parents buy their children whatever they ask for, and allow their children to do whatever they want. Is this a good way to raise children? What consequences could this style of parenting have for children as they get older? (275 Words, 14 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) It is true that some parents are … more →

In many cities the use of video cameras in public places is being increased in order to reduce crime, but some people believe that these measures restrict our individual freedom. Do the benefits of increased security outweigh the drawbacks? (272 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) It is true that video surveillance has become … more →

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 make people recycle more of their waste? (275 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band … more →

Some people think that employers should not care about the way their employees dress, because what matters is the quality of their work. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (294 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) In the modern workplace, dress codes are changing as employers focus more on results than on … more →

Caring for children is probably the most important job in any society. Because of this, all mothers and fathers should be required to take a course that prepares them to be good parents. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view? (285 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) It is true … more →

Some people believe that it is more important to teach children the literature and history of their own country, rather than the literature and history of other countries. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (294 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) People have different views about the teaching of national versus global … more →

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 what extent do you agree or disagree? (257 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) It is true that we are increasingly surrounded by advertising by companies that … more →

Some people believe that developments in the field of artificial intelligence will have a positive impact on our lives in the near future. Others, by contrast, are worried that we are not prepared for a world in which computers are more intelligent than humans. Discuss both of these views and give your own opinion. (290 … more →