argumentative/persuasive essay


You are to write a 500-750 word argumentative/persuasive essay on ONE of the following topics. You may use your dictionary, your thesaurus, your St. Martin’s Handbook, and your Longman Reader.

You have two hours to write.

Select only ONE question to answer.

Essay Topic Choice #1: Write an essay that argues either that television is one of the worst inventions of modern times or that television is a benefit to modern society.

Essay Topic Choice #2: Should work employers (e.g., firms and companies) and learning institutions (e.g., colleges and universities) provide on-site day-care facilities for their employees and students?