Are there any situations where doctors should lie to their patients of hide the truth? If your answer is “yes”, describe the situation(s). If your answer is “no”, explain why it is important for doctors to tell the truth. Your argument(s) should include specific examples and you should discuss probable consequences. Write your answer in English.
Suppose your name is Michiru Asahikawa. Write a letter in English to the Minister of Education, Culture, sports, science and Technology containing your opinion(s) about how to improve English education in Japan.
You have read many books. Some were good. Others were not. Write an essay in English about which book(s) you regard as a waste of your time or money. Describe such the book(s) in detail and explain why you feel so.
Do you agree with the following statement?
University students aged 20 and over should be allowed to drink alcohol on campus during school festivals.
Write an essay in English. If you agree, explain the advantages. If you disagree, explain the disadvantages. Use reasons and examples when giving your opinion.
In order to encourage many high school students to do volunteer work, the government should give scholarships to students who regularly participate in volunteer activities. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? Write an essay in English using examples.
Today, young people tend to read fewer books than forty years ago. Suppose this is correct. What are the causes? What are the negative aspects of this tendency? State your opinion in English with specific examples.
Some hospitals have fast-food restaurants. Critics argue that such food makes people sick and shouldn’t be served in hospitals. What is your opinion? What type of restaurant (if any) should be allowed in hospitals? Write an essay in English.
Should girls and boys be allowed to play on the same sports teams? What is your opinion? Give reasons with examples stating why some sports should or should not have boys and girls playing together. Write an essay in English.
Suppose your name is Hikaru Kamui. Imagine you made a mistake and hurt your friend, Michiru Asahikawa. Write a letter to Michiru in English and explain what happened and give reasons for what you did.
Write a story in English. Start with: A child found an interesting-looking rock on a beach. Then, write about what happened. Construct a story with a beginning, middle, and end.
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Write an essay in English describing a setback, disappointment, or occasion of failure that you have experienced. How did you deal with the situation, and what did you learn from it?
Some people claim that mobile phones should be prohibited for children under age 12 because mobile phones reduce the opportunity for face to face communication. Do you agree or disagree with this claim? Write an essay in English, using specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
your friend worked for a nonprofit organization (NPO) that helps poor children. She discovered a government error that resulted in significantly higher funding for the NPO. She decided not to report the error in order to save more children.
State your opinion about her decision in English. Present specific reasons that support your opinion and argue against potential shortcomings of your opinion.