English Intermediate Essay Topics

Writing Topics

Academic Topics for Timed Writing --
On the SAT, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, test takers get 30 minutes to write an opinion essay, so practice with these 30+ opinion topics with a timer if you like

Academic Writing Topic 1  
If you could travel to 3 countries, where would you go and what would you do? (Opinion)  

Academic Writing Topic 2  
In order to have a successful marriage, what steps should a couple take before getting married? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 3  
Is book learning or experience more significant in a person’s life? Why? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 4  
Is luck or effort more important in one’s life? Why do you think so? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 5  
Should art be taught in public schools? Why or why not? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 6  
Should businesses that pay for healthcare require employees to exercise? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 7   
Should caps or limits be put on the salaries that professional athletes can earn? Why or why not? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 8  
Should everyone go to college? Why or why not? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 9  
Should grades in school be given? Why or why not? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 10  
What are 3 common fears and how can people overcome them? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 11  
What are 3 fun vacation places that most anyone would enjoy? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 12  
What are 3 good hobbies or sports? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 13  
What are 3 important cultural norms or traditions from your cultural background? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 14  
What are 3 of the most significant news stories this year? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 15  
What are advantages and disadvantages of cars? (Opinion)
Academic Writing Topic 16   
What are the 3 most important characteristics of a leader? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 17   
What are the 3 most important subjects that students should study in high school to prepare them for the future? Why? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 18   
What are the 3 most important subjects that students should study in college to prepare them for the future? Why? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 19   
Do movies stars have a responsibility to be good role models? Why or why not? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 20   
Do sports stars have a responsibility to be good role models? Why or why not? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 21  
What are the advantages and disadvantages of computers? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 22   
What are the benefits of gardening? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 23   
What are the benefits of knowing your family history? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 24   
What are the benefits of personal goal setting? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 25    
What are the benefits of space exploration? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 26    
What are the differences between long-time friends and new acquaintances? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 27   
What are the steps that can be taken to achieve world peace? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 28    
What are your top 3 to-dos on your life’s list? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 29   
What is independence and why have so many wars been fought over it? (Opinion)

Academic Writing Topic 30   
What is the government’s role in providing assistance to survivors of natural disasters? (Opinion)

Below are sample IELTS essay questions and topics reported by IELTS students in writing task 2. The 100 essay questions have been reworded and are organised under common topics which frequently come in IELTS writing task 2.

At the bottom of the page, I’ve put some essay questions for you to practice each type of essay: opinion, discussion etc. These are practice essay questions to prepare ideas, not for full exam practice.

IELTS often use the similar topics for their essays but change the essay question. In order to prepare well for writing task 2, you should prepare ideas for common topics and then practice applying them to the tasks given (to the essay questions). Also see model essays and tips for writing task 2.

———-50% discount offer———-

*** 50% DISCOUNT IELTS WRITING LESSONS ***

Get 50% OFF Advanced IELTS Writing Task 2 Lessons

Click here:50% DISCOUNT OFFER

—————————————-

Common IELTS Essay Questions

IELTS practice essay questions divided by topic. These topics have been reported by IELTS students in their tests. Essay questions have been recreated as accurately as possible.

IELTS Essay Questions by Essay Type

There are 5 main types of essay questions in IELTS writing task 2 (opinion essays, discussion essay, advantage/disadvantage essays, solution essay and direct question essays). Click on the links below to see some sample essay questions for each type.

2018 IELTS Essay Questions

You can see recent essay questions reported by students in Jan 2018, here: Jan 2018 Essay Questions. For 2017, see these links: IELTS Essay Questions 2017. Essay questions for December 2017.

Recent Exam Questions

A page of recent questions in all sections of the IELTS test reported by students. Although the words in the essay questions can be changed, the issues and topics often remain the same.

Main IELTS Pages

Develop your IELTS skills with tips, model answers lessons, videos and more.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *