Persuasive Writing

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College Level II - General
A+ Professor (Persuasive)
What makes a professor great? Prominence in his or her field? A hot new book? Good student reviews every *S=サンプルエッセイあり(提出後に表示)
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semester? What standards should be used to assess the quality of college faculty members? Support your position with reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading. Academic Achievement vs. Age (Persuasive)

"School children should be grouped according to their levels of academic achievement rather than by their ages." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this opinion. Support your views with specific reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading. Achievements vs. Talents (Persuasive)

"Parents, teachers and employers should reward achievements rather than talents." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this opinion. Support your views with specific reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading.

An A for Effort (Persuasive) S
"Although some people argue that grades should be based entirely on students' level of mastery, rewarding effort will teach students the importance of hard work." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this opinion. Support your views with specific reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading.

Billionaire Dropouts (Persuasive)
A number of high-profile businesspeople are college dropouts who abandoned college to focus on following their dreams. With such success stories in the high-tech and entertainment fields, it is easy to understand the temptation some students feel to drop out of college to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. If a friend was considering dropping out of college to start a business, how would you decide whether to encourage that decision? Support your position with reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading.

Bullying and E-Learning (Persuasive)
"Students who are bullied by their classmates should have the option to attend school via the Internet." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this opinion. Support your views with specific reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading. Cell Phone Jammers (Persuasive)

The use of mobile phones is discouraged in many public spaces, with varying degrees of success. If the technology were legal and available, should places like theaters, restaurants and parks install blocking devices that would make it impossible for patrons to make calls? Support your position with evidence from your own experiences, observations or reading.

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Challenging Ideas (Persuasive)
"Students should be encouraged to challenge the ideas and facts that are presented to them in school." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this opinion. Support your views with specific reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading. College and Career Goals (Persuasive)

"High school graduates should delay college until they have a clear idea of their career goals." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this opinion. Support your views with specific reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading. College Costs (Persuasive)

"The rising cost of a college education is the fault of students who demand that colleges offer students luxuries unheard of by earlier generations of college students — single dorm rooms, private bathrooms, gourmet meals, etc." Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with this opinion. Support your views with specific reasons and examples from your own experiences, observations or reading. Community Service (Persuasive) S

Some people have suggested that everyone between the ages of 18 and 21 should be required to perform one year of community or government service, such as in the Peace Corps, Environmental Conservancy Corps, a hospital,...
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