Opinion essay: “Technological Progress – Blessing or Curse? ” “He who moves not forward, goes backward”. Goethe “Do we control our machines or do they control us?. ” Author unknown Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other. ~C. P. Snow, New York Times, 15 March 1971 Read the quotations above. Then use them as a starting point for a composition (350–400 words). Write an opinionated text in which you deal with this important but also controversial topic.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of technological progress and to what extent has it changed and shaped man’s life? TeenONline Essay-writing competition for teenagers: Life without computers is not worth living The best essay will win a 3-day-stay in London You have decided to take part in the competition. In your essay, express your opinion on the above statement. Make sure you include the following aspects: • information • communication • entertainment
Write an opinion essay of about 400 words. | | |A mobile for your four-year-old? What a bad call … | |Yesterday it emerged that a mobile phone aimed at four-year-olds, already available in Ireland, is to go on sale in Britain toward the | |end of the year. The Firefly, as it is called, has only five buttons, including two hot keys for Mummy and Daddy. | | | | |Source: Tim Dowling, The Guardian, Thursday 25 June 2009 | Are mobile phones for four-year-old children a good idea? In your essay make sure you deal with the following aspects: • possible forms of use • effects on parents’ lives effects on children’s lives Write your opinion essay in about 350 words. Opinion essay: “The Internet – Blessing or Curse? ” “One of the Internet’s strengths is its ability to help consumers find the right needle in a digital haystack of data. ” Jared Sandberg “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. ” Mitchell Kapor “The lesson here is you can’t expect users to learn. There’s too much fun going on out there on the Internet. ” Author unknown
Read the quotations above. Then use them as a starting point for a composition (350–400 words). Write an opinionated text in which you deal with this important but also controversial invention. What are the advantages and disadvantages of that medium and to what extent has it changed and shaped modern society? What do you think of the impact the internet has on our life and how are you personally affected by it? (134 words) Opinion essay: Career choice “Money makes the world go round. ” Author Unknown Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life. ” Confucius “Those who believe money can do everything are frequently prepared to do everything for money. ” Author Unknown Read the quotations above. Then use them as a starting point for a composition (350–400 words) on making the right career choice in which you state your opinion on: • the importance of money in this decision • what other aspects to consider • how important a good job is for being happy and satisfied Schreibimpuls: 99 Worter