●Write an essay on the given TOPIC.
●Give THREE reasons to support your answer.
●Structure: introduction, main body, and conclusion
●Suggested length: 200 – 240 words
●Write your essay in the space provided on Side B of your answer sheet.
Any writing outside the space will not be graded.
Agree or disagree: Homogeneous countries cannot thrive anymore
Agree or disagree: The death penalty should be banned in Japan
Are enough public funds invested in social welfare?
Are Japanese old temples worth preserving?
Are terrorist movements an effective way to bring about change in society?
Are the threats to society posed by low birthrate being taken seriously enough?
Can individuals make a difference in the modern world?
Can professional sports be both profitable and ethical?
Can security cameras be justified in any public place?
Can the death penalty be morally justified?
Can the efforts of current politicians change our society for the better?
Do the advantages of the casino industry outweigh the disadvantages?
Do the values of today’s juveniles differ from those of past generations?
Does AI(Artificial Intelligence) have a responsibility to help unemployment in society?
Is modern business too dependent on Information Technology?
Is the death penalty inevitable in human society?
Is the TV era coming to an end?
Is too much attention paid to the love affairs of celebrities?
Should all nations have the right to have nuclear weapons for self-defense?
Should jury duty play an important role in the Japanese judicial system?
Should more be done to combat racial discrimination?
Should subordinates be asked to evaluate their supervisors?
Should the tobacco industry be more tightly regulated?
What role should virtual currencies play in our world?
Will world conflicts cease to exist in the 21st century?
Agree or disagree: Globalization is a positive force in today’s world
Agree or disagree: Global overpopulation is a serious threat to the future of humankind
Agree or disagree: Improving relations with other Asian nations should be a priority for the Japanese government
Can renewable energy sources replace fossil fuels?
Is space exploration worth the costs?
Agree or disagree: Infectious diseases will become a bigger problem in the coming decades
Is a worldwide ban on weapons of mass destruction an attainable goal?
Has a university degree in the humanities lost its relevance in today’s world?
Agree or disagree: Japan will benefit overall from hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics
Should Japan rethink its relationship with the United States?
Should developed nations encourage immigration from other countries?
Can restrictions on freedom of speech ever be justified?
Should the death penalty be banned in Japan?
Should democratic nations actively promote the spread of democracy to nondemocratic nations?
Agree or disagree: World peace is an achievable goal