Essay Writing Topics

Discuss some of the arguments for/ against keeping animals in zoos.

Are actors and professional athletes paid too much?

Should teachers have to wear uniforms or have a dress code?

Should smoking manufacturers be closed down?

Should boys and girls be in separate classes?

Is the death penalty effective?

To what extent is the use of animals in scientific research acceptable?

What age is appropriate for dating?

Can robots replace manpower in the near future?

Should student's textbooks be replaced by notebook computers?

Should students be allowed to have cell phones in elementary and high schools?

Should wealthy nations be required to share their wealth among poorer nations?

Should money be spent on space exploration?

Is fashion important?

Are we too dependent on computers?

If you had the opportunity to bring any person — past or present, fictional or nonfictional — to a place that is special to you (your hometown or country, a favorite location, etc.), who would you bring and why?

Most high level jobs are done by men. Should the government encourage a certain percentage of these jobs to be reserved for women?

Should students be allowed to grade their teachers?

In your opinion what factors contribute to a good movie?

The destruction of the world's forests is inevitable as our need for land and food grows. Do you agree?

What makes you happy?

Many parents give their children certain chores or tasks to do at home. Should children have to do chores or tasks at home?

Be sure to explain why you think it is a good idea or a bad idea. Include examples to support your reasons.

Should the voting age be lowered to thirteen?

Should the government place a tax on junk food and fatty snacks?

Should more be done to protect and preserve endangered animals?

Do you agree with plastic surgery?

Who is the person that you look up to? Explain why you are inspired by this person?

What is the key to a successful life?

What is your imagination about the future technology?

Should people start life in Mars?

How important is language in our lives?

What is the importance of learning the English language?

What is your most unforgettable travel experience?

Discuss your country's biggest holiday.

What makes a woman/ man attractive?

Should we stop nuclear power plants from operating?

How can we save the earth from global warming?

How to lose weight?

How to relieve one's stress?

Discuss your country's cuisine.

Who is the most powerful person in your country?