A debate for every week of the year
This collection of 52 writing prompts with space to respond is perfect for writing argument essays or coming up with debate topics. Each writing prompt is a debatable statement for students to agree or disagree with.
Check out the whole English Prompts Series of guided journals.
Sample topics include:
- The most important reason to go to university is to gain knowledge so you can get a better job.
- In a democracy, people should be required to vote by law.
- When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success
- It’s better to get good at one thing than learn to do lots of different things.
This writing journal was designed for ESL and EFL students studying the opinion or argumentative essay in English class. There’s a wide range of topics, of the sort often found in standardized tests like the TOEIC, the IELTS, or English class exams. But it’s also perfect for debate club, or even as a way of keeping your mind flexible.