Вербицкая М.В., 2020 год
Essay Sample 01
Mobile telephones have become very popular nowadays. However, some people say that their use should be restricted.
Пара: beneficial – not beneficial
Синонимы: faster / easier / aficient / effective
мнение: In my opinion, there should definitely be some restrictions.
1. утверждение First of all, pupils at schools should definitely not be allowed to use their phones in class. пример For example, even answering a single text can distract other pupil’s attention and it takes precious time to bring it back. 2. утверждение Secondly, in places like hospitals and theaters it should be restricted as well. пример For instance, it is so annoying to hear someone’s phone ring when people are trying to enjoy a play, a movie or lying in bed in pain. People who use their phones in public places should be more considerate.
Essay Sample 02
Some people think that science plays the most important role in the development of our civilization, others believe that our world would be impossible without poetry.
Пара: harmful – not harmful
Синонимы: time / energy / substantial / live up / a fortunate / profession
мнение In my opinion, that science plays a key role in progress and civilization.
1. утверждение First of all, because of science, life expectancy has increased dramatically. пример For example, across the globe the average duration of life is now 82 years as opposed to 55 years only one and a half century ago. 2. утверждение Secondly, thanks to GMO engineering the problem of a lack of food is almost solved. пример For instance, people are now able to grow pesticide resistant crops and save whole populations from starvation in countries like Africa.
Moreover, our medicine is becoming more and more advanced and our technology now allows us to send rovers to Mars, as well as deal with potential asteroid threats.
Essay Sample 03
Our grandparents say that their way of life was much more secure. However, young people have many more life opportunities nowadays.
Пара: better -worse
Синонимы: to be worth doing / against / quality time /
мнение In my opinion, that a way of life in the past had a lot of opportunities as well.
1. утверждение First of all, a person could get any education they preferred. пример For example, if one studied well, he or she could choose any profession they liked and get a good education. 2. утверждение Secondly, one could work in any field they chose without being sorted out by the amount of money the students’ parents could pay for advanced education.
Moreover, one could also express themselves in many different ways and have a lot of things for free.
Essay Sample 04
Some people prefer to travel abroad; others say that there is much to be seen in our own country.
Пара: bad – not bad
Синонимы: educational / master skills / develop / improve / get better / enhance
мнение In my opinion, going abroad is more exciting.
1. утверждение First of all, going abroad broadens one’s mind. пример For example, such travelers have a chance to see different people, their customsand experience their culture. 2. утверждение Secondly, a person can extend their academic knowledge. пример For instance, one can practice foreign languages and make new foreign friends.
Moreover, a person can try different cuisines that are very tasty.
Essay Sample 05
Some people think that life-long friendship exists only in books and films. Others believe that it exists in real life.
Пара: can help – cannot help
Синонимы: opportunities / entertainment / technological things / spread / megapolis / afford
мнение In my opinion, life long friendship exists only in books and films.
1. утверждение First of all, everything fades away in time and friendship is not an exception. пример For example, people meet and become friends but then they get swept away by different routine things and leave no time for communication. 2. утверждение Secondly, people tend to quarrel. пример For instance, historically there are a lot of examples of best friendships that turned into horrible rivals.
Essay Sample 06
Some people think that extreme sports help to build character.
Пара: revolutionized – not revolutionized
Синонимы: develop skills / diverse / reflexes / attention / fatal / route
мнение In my opinion,extreme sports definitely help build up one’s character.
1. утверждение First of all, extreme sports help develop particular qualities. пример For example, car racing strengthens discipline, persistence and focus. 2. утверждение Secondly, the reason why extreme sports do it better than other sports is because the price of any minor mistake in doing extreme sports could be disastrous. One has to stay focused and be in top shape in order to make as few mistakes as possible. That requires strong discipline in training and a cool mind.
Essay Sample 07
A person who is fluent in a foreign language can easily work as an interpreter.
Пара: agree – disagree
Синонимс: dangerous / fix / damage / harm
мнение In my opinion,fluency in a foreign language is an important quality that will allow a person to be an interpreter.
1. утверждение First of all, the basic quality of interpreting is fluency in both languages. пример For example, if a person can understand something in one language, he or she can say the same thing in another one. 2. утверждение Second, people who speak two languages often work as interpreters. пример For instance, there is a lot of interpreting work that requires just this skill but not a special education. So such people easily start interpreting what they are asked to do.
Essay Sample 08
It's easier to make friends than to keep them.
Пара: agree – disagree
Синонимы: To be fashionable / killing time / slander money
мнение In my opinion, it is easier to make new friends than to keep older relationships.
1. утверждениеFirst of all, making new friends takes less time. пример For example, one can go to a club and make a lot of new friends in a few hours. 2. утверждение Secondly, it is easier to impress people when a person just meets them for the first time. пример For instance, people tend to show only good qualities in the beginning of any relationship. They are always polite, they smile and are always ready to help.
Essay Sample 09
It’s not right to be strict with little children.
Пара: it is better – it is not better
Синонимы: Major / specialty /
мнение In my opinion, it is really horrible to be strict with little children.
1. утверждение First of all, children younger than a particular age just can’t help being what they are. пример For example, they might behave crazy, but it is not because they are bad but rather because they need something that they cannot express in words. 2. утверждение Secondly, their brains are not developed enough for them to have enough willpower, so being strict with them just would not work.
Moreover, there is no cause-effect understanding in their minds. So, if a person punishes them it can only damage them psychologically.
Essay Sample 10
A pupil cannot study effectively without a computer.
Пара: importent – not important
Синонимы: traits / pity / express themselves / contain / features
мнение In my opinion, computers are important and they definitely help pupils study more effectively.
1. утверждение First of all, pupils need to do some research in order to write a good essay or solve difficult problems. пример For example, to do some studying, students need information that can only be researched online. 2. утверждение Secondly, computers allow pupils to access the Internet where they can find all the information they need very fast. пример For instance, they type a request in a searching system and get the answer in a few seconds.
Moreover, teachers can communicate with students via email, which also helps pupils study more effectively.