Essay Question

You must have heard and read about Secularism, which in short can be introduced as the principle of separating religion from government. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages and explain the effect it has on our lives. 

Essay Question

Marriage can be said to be a reflection of society. There are a wide variety of customs regarding marriage. The most commonly known are love marriages, arranged marriages, dating or living together. Which one do you prefer and why? Discuss.

Essay Question

The development of economies can be said to be linked to the workforce of a nation. People usually go to work for long hours day in day out. They work because they need money to live. What are some other reasons that people work? Discuss one or more of these reasons. Use specific examples and details to support your answer. Use collocations and perhaps idiomatic expressions. (250 words max)

Commute to Work

The following is a headline of a recent article: Road travel 'needs big overhaul' to avoid gridlock. How can improvements be made to road travel? What measures could be made to ease your commute to work? Write about 250 words.

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NOTE: Do not forget to use affixes. You MUST also use subordinate conjunctions and relative clauses. Make sure you don't miss out the subject and verb in clauses. Check your essay for gerunds, prepositions, articles and tenses before posting.

Professionals' Salaries

Successful sports professionals can earn a great deal more money than people in other important professions. Some people think this is fully justified while others think it is unfair. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. Write at least 250 words.


Illiteracy has traditionally been viewed as largely a third world problem. However it is becoming apparent that in countries such as the USA and Australia, illiteracy is on the increase. Discuss possible causes for this and its effect on society. Write at least 250 words.

Retirement Age

Currently, an employer can legally sack a worker when they reach 65. A watchdog has said people should be allowed to work beyond the age of 65 and with more flexible hours. Do you agree? Give reasons and examples.(Write about 250 words - Don't forget to use affixes)


Some people prefer to eat at food stands or restaurants. Other people prefer to prepare and eat food at home. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. You should write at least 250 words.


Nowadays, a variety of food is widely available in supermarkets. Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the need to eat healthy. Food labelling has improved. Do you think that the food we consume today is a healthier option than maybe a decade ago? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Write at least 250 words