Friday, 22 January 2016

An opinion essay (1st of Batx.)

You can choose one of the following options or propose a different one:

- "The teenage years are the most important years of your life" Do you agree? (Over to you, Student's book page 39)

- "Studying traditional degrees like philosophy and history is a waste of time and money." What's your opinion? (Over to you, Workbook page 25) + (Over to you, Workbook page 99)

- Live concerts are the best way to listen to music. What do you think? 

- My opinion about Facebook.


- There is too much violence on TV/ computer games.


- Do you think that school holidays are too long?


- Young people are not interested in politics. Do you agree?

- Which do you think is the best sport for a young person to take up?

- What would you do to change the world? In your opinion, what are the most important problems? What would you do to solve them?  



Once you have written your first draft, go throught our "Writing Checklist" to see that you have not made any of the most common mistakes for a Catalan student. 


Some useful expressions to express you opinions:

  • Personally, I think.....
  • Personally speaking, I believe....
  • In my opinion,......
  • In my view, .........
  • From my point of view, ........
  • As I see it, ..............
  • It seems to me, .......
  • As far as I'm concerned, ...................
  • I strongly believe, .........
  • I am sure that ........


Happy writing!!!

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