List Of Essay Questions

 

Sr NoIELTS Essay CategoryField of StudyEssay Topic
1Some people think that the internet has brought people closer together while others think that people and communities are becoming more isolated.Discuss both sides and give your opinion.
2Agree/DisagreeAre famous people treated unfairly by the media? Should they be given more privacy, or is the price of their fame an invasion into their private life? Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
3Agree/DisagreeSome people think that a good diet and exercise are not necessary for a health and long life. To what extent do you agree or disagree ?
4Some people think that the internet has brought people closer together while others think that people and communities are become more isolated?Discuss both sides and give your opinion.
5Advantages/DisadvantagesScience and TechnologySome people believe that the information related to scientific research is too valuable to be publicly shared. What are the advantages and disadvantages of sharing such information publicly?
6Advantages/DisadvantagesSocio-Economic issuesThese days, in some countries, the population of young adults is more than the older people. Do you think it has more advantages than disadvantages?
7ArgumentativeTravelingSome people think that new railway lines need to be constructed for fast trains, others however, think that the existing public Traveling system need to be improved first. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
8ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationIn some countries, children are given too much freedom related to their daily life matters. But, there are other countries where people believe that parents should decide what is good for the child. Discuss both the sides and give your own opinion.
9Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesSome people think that it is must for the government to implement laws for waste management and this is the only way to encourage people to recycle their household waste.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
10ArgumentativeSocio-Economic issuesSome people think that economic growth is the most important type of growth for a country. Others think that there are other types of developments which are equally important. Discuss both the viewpoints and give your own opinion.
11Advantages/DisadvantagesChildren, Health and EducationPunishment is a common method of teaching the difference between right and wrong to the children but it is banned in some countries. What are the merits and demerits of giving punishment to kids?
12Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that students in colleges and universities should only study the subject like Science and Technology, as these are most important for them in building their career. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
13Advantages/DisadvantagesSocio-Economic issuesThe similarity among the different countries is increasing due to the availability of almost all the products all across the world. Do you think this situation has more disadvantages than advantages?
14Advantages/DisadvantagesSocio-Economic issuesIn some museums, the entry fee is charged and in some others, it is not. What do you think are the merits and demerits of charging an entry fee in a museum?
15Agree/DisagreeMedia and CelebritiesSome people think that the level of news in TV and newspaper is degrading day by day. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
16ArgumentativeYouth and EmploymentSome people think that they should change their career at least once in their lifetime. However, others believe that it is good to stick to one particular field throughout one’s lifetime. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
17Advantages/DisadvantagesScience and TechnologyComputers are increasingly used in every field these days. Some people think that human beings are becoming slaves of computers. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this development?
18Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationA large portion of a country’s budget should be spent on health and education. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
19Agree/DisagreeCrime and Punishment Some people think that death penalty should never be used even for the most serious crimes. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
20AnalyticalSocio-Economic issuesA large number of individuals move to English speaking countries to study at school, college or university. Why do so many people want to study in English?Why is English such an important international language?
21Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesSome people argue that, sometimes, it becomes necessary for a government to control the number of children a family can have, through taxes.Do you agree or disagree?
22Agree/DisagreeCrime and PunishmentThe percentage of working women has increased considerably in the last few years. Some people think that adolescent criminals are increasing due to the fact that mothers, these days, have less time for their kids at home. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
23Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesIn many cultures, mothers are considered to be solely responsible for child-rearing. But, some people argue that fathers should also take the responsibility of taking care of their children. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
24Agree/DisagreeMiscellaneousIt is considered by some people that international sporting events play a vital role in bringing harmony among the nations. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
25Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesThe development of a nations leads to the extinction of traditional ways of living as those old methods no longer remain useful. But, some people argue that the traditional skills should be kept alive. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
26Advantages/DisadvantagesSocio-Economic issues In some countries, it is common for the children to work for money or gaining valuable work experience, but some people consider this to be completely wrong. Do you think this kind of work has more advantages than disadvantages?
27Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that the developed nations should take the responsibility of helping poorer nations in the important areas like health and education. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
28AnalyticalSocio-Economic issuesIn modern times, it is observed that the bonding among the family members is decreasing. What are the reasons of this negative trend?What can be done to improve this situation?
29Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that in free time, children must be engaged in educational games/activities only. Do you agree or disagree?
30Agree/DisagreeScience and TechnologySome people think that even with the availability of TV and computers, newspaper still remains an important source of information. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
31AnalyticalSocio-Economic issuesDespite achieving so much in life, people do not feel happy. What are the reasons of sadness in life? What factors can make people feel happier?
32AnalyticalChildren, Health and EducationChildren these days tend to be less respectful towards their elders. What are the causes of this negative trend?What steps can be taken to cope up with this problem?
33Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationUniversities should accept equal numbers of male and female students in every subject. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
34Advantages/DisadvantagesChildren, Health and EducationIn some nations, it is common for youngsters to take a year off for traveling or working before heading towards university studies. What are the advantages and disadvantages of doing this?
35Advantages/DisadvantagesChildren, Health and EducationSome parents compare their children with that of other children to arouse a sense of competition in them. Do you think its merits outweigh the demerits?
36Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesResearch indicates that the characteristics that we are born with have much more influence on our personality and development than any experiences we may have in our life. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
37Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and Education Some people believe that children should do extra study during their free time after school. Do you agree or disagree?
38AnalyticalMiscellaneousNowadays, some experts think that human beings are producing more waste than ever and it is not being treated properly. What are the causes of this problem?What can the government do to resolve it?
39Agree/DisagreeMedia and CelebritiesDue to high impact of advertisements, people tend to buy things that they do not even require. This leads to the wastage of money on a number of unnecessary items.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
40ArgumentativeSocio-Economic issuesSports stars can make great amounts of money. Some people think that it is fully justified while others believe that other important professions also deserve the similar rewards.Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
41ArgumentativeSocio-Economic issues A number of people think that visitors to other countries should follow local customs and behaviour. However, other people think that the host country should welcome cultural differences. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.
42ArgumentativeSocio-Economic issuesSome people spend their lives doing the same things and avoiding change. Others, however, think that change is always good. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
43ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationIt is a general belief that some individuals are talented by birth. While, some others claim that any person can become a good musician or sportsperson by learning such things. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
44ArgumentativeCrime and PunishmentSome people believe that there should be fixed punishment for each type of crime. But, some others think that the circumstances of the criminal and factors that lead to the crime should also be considered before deciding the punishment.Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
45AnalyticalYouth and EmploymentMost of the grown-ups spend a major portion of their lives at workplace. So, job satisfaction is an important deciding factors in an individual’s wellbeing. What factors contribute to job satisfaction?What can employers do to improve it?
46AnalyticalChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that the universities should make the students employable by teaching them the required skills while others argue that the students should be given knowledge to make them good individuals irrespective of the work that the students will do in future. What, in your opinion, should be the main function of the university?
47Advantages/DisadvantagesSocio-Economic issuesSome people prefer to live in a house, but, others think that living in an apartment is more advantageous. Do you think that living in a house is more advantageous than living in an apartment?
48Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesSome people think that people in the entertainment industry are being paid too much money. Do you agree or disagree?
49ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationSome people believe that school is the best place that teaches the children how to become good citizens. Others, however, believe that parents can be better teachers for moral issues. Discuss both the sides and give your own opinion.
50Advantages/DisadvantagesScience and TechnologyDue to the advancements in technology, the way of interaction among people has changed a lot. Does this situation has more advantages than disadvantages?
51Agree/DisagreeTraveling In many cities of the world, the traffic on the streets has increased many folds in recent years. Some people think that this problem can only be solved by increasing petrol prices.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
52AnalyticalChildren, Health and EducationObesity has become a great concern in many countries of the world. What do you think are the major causes of this problem?Suggest some solutions to improve this situation.
53AnalyticalTravelingThe number travelers have increased many times in the last few years. What do you think are the reasons behind this?What are the benefits of traveling for travelers?
54Advantages/DisadvantagesChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that boys and girls should study in separate schools. Do you think this will have more advantages than disadvantages?
55ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that children should learn a foreign language at primary school, while others believe that it should be postponed until secondary level. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
56Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationA number of people think that that volunteer work(for example charity, teaching to younger children etc.) should be compulsory for high school children. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
57Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationIncreasing the number of sports facilities is the best way to improve public health. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
58Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesSome people think that it is not important to protect regional languages as life will be more convenient if there are fewer languages in the world. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
59Advantages/DisadvantagesMedia and CelebritiesFamous personalities face many problems due to their stardom, but, they enjoy many benefits as well. Do you think the advantages of being famous overweigh the disadvantages?
60ArgumentativeYouth and EmploymentSome people think that teenagers are the happiest of all age groups, due to fewer responsibilities. Others, however, think that adult life brings more happiness. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
61Agree/DisagreeTravelingIn addition to travel and work, there are a number of other reasons due to which people learn a foreign language. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
62Advantages/DisadvantagesTravelingSome people think that cheaper air travel has lead to increased number of flights and hence, more pollution. Do you think the disadvantages of inexpensive air travel are more than its advantages?
63Advantages/DisadvantagesSocio-Economic issuesThe use of credit/debit cards has increased many times in the recent years. Some people believe that cash will no longer exist in future. What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of using cards over cash?
64AnalyticalChildren, Health and EducationDoctors say that people do not do enough exercise these days. What are the reasons? Suggest some solutions.
65Advantages/DisadvantagesSocio-Economic issuesSome people prefer to stay in rented houses. Do you think renting has more advantages than buying a house?
66Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesSome people think that living in an apartment is much better than living in a house. Do you agree or disagree?
67AnalyticalChildren, Health and EducationThese days, children are less polite and respectful. What are the reasons for this? Suggest some solutions.
68ArgumentativeTravelingTourism is a great way of improving a country’s economy, but, some people think that its has negative impacts on the host country. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
69Agree/DisagreeSocio-Economic issuesDue to globalization, English has become the most widely spoken language in the world. Some people think that it is beneficial to have a single language spoken across the world. Do you agree or disagree?
70Agree/DisagreeScience and TechnologySome people think that the Internet and television can teach better than classroom teaching. Do you agree or disagree ?
71Advantages/DisadvantagesScience and TechnologyThe cost of flying has decreased significantly over the last decade. This has made overseas travel much more accessible. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this trend..
72AnalyticalYouth and EmploymentIn some countries young people have little leisure time and are under a lot of pressure to work hard in their studies. What do you think are the causes of this? What solutions can you suggest?
73Advantages/DisadvantagesChildren, Health and EducationNowadays, many people choose ready made food and refuse to cook at home. Why do you it happens? What are the advantages and disadvantages of such a choice?
74AnalyticalMiscellaneousScientists and the news media are presenting ever more evidence of climate change. Governments cannot be expected to solve this problem. It is the responsibility of individuals to change their lifestyle to prevent further damage. What are your views?
75Advantages/DisadvantagesScience and TechnologyComputers are increasingly popular these days. Many people think that the advantages that the computers have brought over weigh the disadvantages. What is your opinion?
76AnalyticalMiscellaneousToo many old historic buildings are in danger and are being destroyed in many countries. What are the main reasons? How to prevent them?
77AnalyticalMiscellaneousSome people work harder than others. What are the reasons? Is it positive or negative?
78ArgumentativeScience and TechnologyScience will soon make people live up to 100 or even 200 years. Some believe this is a good thing while others disagree. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
79ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationSome people prefer online courses to study but others say that classroom teaching is better. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
80AnalyticalChildren, Health and EducationIt is observed that the rate of crime among children and teenagers in increasing? Why is it growing? How should these criminals be treated?
81AnalyticalYouth and EmploymentNowadays, many people aim to create a balance between their work and other aspects of life, however, only few are responsible in achieving it. What are the problems in doing this? Also, mention some solutions.
82Advantages/DisadvantagesYouth and EmploymentSome people tend to go for travel or work for a period of time before entering university directly. Do you think this has more advantages than disadvantages.
83Advantages/DisadvantagesScience and TechnologyResearch has shown that business meetings and trainings are increasingly taking place online. Do the advantages of this development over weigh the disadvantages?
84AnalyticalMedia and CelebritiesSuccessful companies use advertisements to increase their sales. What can make an advertisement effective? Do you think it is a good thing or a bad thing for the society?
85AnalyticalSocio-Economic issuesIn some countries of the world, young people are richer, safer and healthier than ever before, however, they are less happy. What do you think are the reasons for this? What can be the solutions to this problem?
86AnalyticalScience and TechnologySome people believe that after hundred years, life will be easier for majority of the people, while others are unsure. What is your opinion?
87ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that public libraries are helpful for people, while others think that they are not. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
88ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationSome people say that organizing sports competitions cause many troubles but others think otherwise.
Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
89Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that a good diet and exercise are not necessary for health and long life. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
90ArgumentativeMiscellaneousSome people like to buy local products while other say that it is better to buy international products. Discuss both the views and give your own opinion.
91Agree/DisagreeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that if children are given pocket money every week, then they will have less problems when they become adults. Do you agree or disagree?
92ArgumentativeChildren, Health and EducationSome people think that family has a great influence on children. Others, however, think that other factors (eg. television, friends etc.) have a greater impact on children. Discuss both the views and give your on opinion.
93Advantages/DisadvantagesChildren, Health and EducationMost of the people like to have ready made food rather than homemade food these days. What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of this?
94Agree/DisagreeMedia and CelebritiesMany people believe that advertising has negative effects on customers. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
95AnalyticalYouth and EmploymentSome young people are leaving cities and towns leaving only old people in the countryside? What problems arise due to this tend? How can those problems be solve?
96Agree/DisagreeScience and TechnologySome people think that high end technology can prevent and cut down the rate of committing suicide. Do you agree or disagree?
97ArgumentativeYouth and EmploymentEmployers sometimes ask people applying for jobs for personal information, such as their hobbies and interests and whether they are married or single. Some people say that this information may be relevant and useful but others disagree.Discuss both the views and give your opinion.
98Advantages/DisadvantagesIn some countries, young people are encouraged to work or travel for a year between finishing high school and starting university studies. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages for young people who decide to do this. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge and experience?
99Some people argue that it is more important to have enjoyable job than to earn a lot of money, others disagree and think that a good salary leads to a better life .Discuss both views and give your opinion.
100People sleep less than before in many countries. Why do people sleep less? What effect does it have on an individual and on society?
101Advantages/DisadvantagesSome students travel abroad for one year before starting University.What are the advantages and disadvantages of this?
102Agree/DisagreeSome people think books are losing importance as a source of information and entertainment. To what extent do you agree?
103Many crimes are often related to the consumption of alcohol. Some people think that the best way to reduce the crime rate is to ban alcohol.Do you think this is an effective measure against crime? What other solutions can you suggest?
104Most schools offer some type of physical education program to their students. Why is physical education important? Should physical education classes be required or optional?
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