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Writing Task 2 Revision – Sample Essay Topics on Crime and Housing



Essay Topics on Crime:


· Many people argue that poverty is the leading cause of crime. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

· In many countries, youth crime is on the rise. Why is this happening? What can be done to reduce crime rates among young people?

· Some think that police should be armed to ensure social order, while others believe that police with guns will increase racial discrimination. Discuss both views and give your opinion.


Essay Topics on Housing:


· More houses should be built in rural areas to reduce property prices in big cities. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

· More social housing programs are developed to provide families with financial struggles the opportunities to settle. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these programs?

· In several countries, forests and mountainous areas are cleared to build houses. Is this a positive or negative development?



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