TOEFL Essay Topic 62 - What do you want most in a friend - someone who is intelligent, or someone who has a sense of humor, or someone who is reliable? Which one of these characteristics is most important to you? Use reasons and specific examples to explain your choice.

Author: amirma | Date: December 24, 2015 | Score:4 | => 5 or 6 Essays, Click Here <=


In human history friendship has a fundamental role. From our younger ages we try to make new connections with other people and get more and more friends. Friends whom can help us in our difficulties, calamities and be with us in our good times, take parties, go to trips and have fun with. Different people believe in different characteristics a good friend must have. In my view, the most essential feature a friend must contain is to be reliable.

A reliable friend, is a person who you can trust. He/She is always with you in every situation. No matter what happens you can count on him/her. Moreover that is a wonderful feeling that you know there is a person who cares about you. For instance, I had a friend in my university time. Every time we had a exam I was sure that he would help me pass it. Days leading to exam we studied hard with each other and that was a perfect experience. because of this, trust means reliability and reliability is by sure the most important characteristic of friendship.

The next reason to point out is, reliable people can have a very profound effect on folks around them. And this effect is usually a positive one. Furthermore, being in contact with this kind of people effects us to be a better, more reliable person in long term. As an example, teachers are usually reliable people and the persons who have a lot of teacher friend also get much more people.

Finally yet importantly it is clear that all of the characteristics mentioned in the question like being reliable, having a sense of humor or being intelligent are important.However thinking of the most vital characteristic of a friendships leads us to choose the reliability as the most important thing in friendship.

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