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  1. Topic 57 - Some movies are serious, designed to make the audience think. Other movies are designed primarily to amuse and entertain. Which type of movie do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Read | Write
  2. Topic 7 - How do movies or television influence people`s behavior? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer. Read | Write
  3. Topic 136 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Playing a game is fun only when you win. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Read | Write
  4. Topic 48 - People 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. Read | Write
  5. Topic 45 - Some people prefer to get up early in the morning and start the day`s work. Others prefer to get up later in the day and work until late at night. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice. Read | Write
  6. Topic 140 - Some items (such as clothes or furniture) can be made by hand or by machine. Which do you prefer - items made by hand or items made by machine? Use reasons and specific examples to explain your choice. Read | Write
  7. Topic 94 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Dancing plays an important role in a culture. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Read | Write
  8. Topic 170 - Groups or organizations are an important part of some people`s lives. Why are groups or organizations important to people? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer. Read | Write
  9. Topic 103 - In your opinion, what is the most important characteristic (for example, honesty, intelligence, a sense of humor) that a person can have to be successful in life? Use specific reasons and examples from your experience to explain your answer. When you write your answer, you are not limited to the examples listed in the prompt. Read | Write
  10. Topic 705 - Some people say that the best preparation for life is learning to work with others and be cooperative. Others take the opposite view and say that learning to be competitive is the best preparation. Discuss these positions, using concrete examples of both. Tell which one you agree with and explain why. Read | Write
  11. Topic 1081 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: "We can learn more from people at a higher level than us (like teachers) than from people who are at the same level as us". Read | Write
  12. Topic 138 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is better to be a member of a group than to be the leader of a group. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Read | Write



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