Agree or disagree: Improving relations with other Asian nations should be a priority for the Japanese government.
Write a 200–240 word essay on the topic. Give three reasons to support your answer.
Agree or disagree: The Olympics have become too commercialized.
Below is a pie chart of the sources of electricity generation in California, USA, in 2018.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
The graph below shows the average wages for salaried and full-time workers in the U.S.
Write an email to a colleague arranging a meeting to discuss your project. Use the following questions to create the body of the email. (It can be real or imagined.)
Include the Subject line—make sure it states clearly what the email is about.
Add an appropriate closing.
Write an email to a colleague sharing an article you read recently that relates to the project you're working on together.
Be specific about why you're sharing the article and how you think it relates to your project. Use your imagination!
You recently had a successful interview with an expert for a project you are doing at work. Write an email to thank them for their time.
Make your email more effective by using specific details (e.g., the topic of the interview) and addressing the expert by name. Use your imagination!
The graph below shows vehicles counted at an intersection over a 4-minute span of time.
First, describe the information in the graph. What does it tell you?
Then talk about why it might be important to have this data. Who might want to know? How would they use it?
[Graph by Jimmie via Flickr]
What place would you never want to travel to? Why not?
Use all the elements of a strong answer in your writing. (See Examples and hints.)
What is your ambition? Do you have any secret wishes? What are they?
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