Список примерных тем эссе в ЕГЭ по английскому языку в 2020 году (подобран в соответствиями с требованиями Кодификатора ФИПИ).

Everyday life. Shopping. Household chores

  • Shopping is interesting and enjoyable.
  • Shopping malls have advantages over small shops.
  • Our lives would be better if we bought fewer goods.
  • Online shopping will replace traditional shopping in the future.
  • Clothes help people show who they really are.
  • It is logical to share the housework evenly between men and women.
  • Children should help their parents about the house.
  • Many people regard shopping as a hobby.
  • It is important to look nice and follow fashion.
  • Clothes people are wearing can influence their behaviour.

Life in the city and in the country

  • There are more disadvantages than advantages in living in a big city.
  • There are a lot of benefits of living in the country.
  • Some people think that cities are the best places to live.
  • It is better for children to grow up in the city.
  • It is important to protect the countryside and not build factories there.
  • Some people think that city life is harder.

Family problems. Friends. Problems of young people

  • Some people think that you can have only one true friend.
  • It’s not right to be strict with little children.
  • The best time is that spent with family and friends.
  • Show me your room and I will tell you who you are.
  • Friendship is the greatest gift of life.
  • Having friends is important for everyone.
  • Love makes a person happy.
  • Only those who have much in common can become friends.
  • Grandparents should take an active part in their grandchildren’s upbringing.
  • Adult children should not live with their parents.

Travelling and sightseeing

  • Travelling in your own country is the best way to learn about it.
  • One should read about historical sites before sightseeing.
  • Tourism ruins everything that it touches.
  • Hitchhiking is the best way to travel.
  • School trips are beneficial for students.
  • Cars have improved our lives in a number of ways.
  • Travelling to exotic countries is an exciting experience.
  • The best way to travel is by plane.
  • The best way to travel in a town or in a city is on foot.
  • The best way to travel is by train.

Science and technology

  • Virtual Internet communication results in losing real-life social skills.
  • Internet is the greatest time-waster.
  • Computers cannot replace people.
  • Space exploration was the greatest achievement of the 20th century.
  • The Internet is the biggest evil of our time.
  • Robots will soon replace people in all jobs.
  • Science is the first thing to be financed in the modern world.
  • It is easy to live without the Internet.
  • With the Internet we no longer need TV.
  • Space exploration is very important for the future of our planet.

Jobs. Career. Future profession

  • Some people think that young people should follow in their parents’ footsteps when choosing a profession.
  • In any occupation discipline is more important than talent.
  • There are no men’s or women’s professions.
  • Everybody would like to work from home.
  • An early choice of a career path is the key to success.
  • An interesting job is more valuable than a high salary.
  • Digital literacy is the key to success in any occupation.
  • Having jobs can be of great benefit to teenagers.
  • There is no difficulty in finding a good job.
  • It is better to work for themselves than for a company.

Holidays and celebrations

  • The best holidays and festivals are those with specific traditions for celebrating.
  • Public celebrations are a waste of money.
  • Traditional festivals and celebrations are disappearing.
  • A holiday is just a day off.
  • Studying knows no holidays.
  • Summer holidays in the countryside are best for teenagers.
  • It is better for teenagers celebrate all holidays with family.


  • Having a hobby is important for everyone.         
  • Volunteering is essential for teenagers.
  • Playing computer games is the best way to spend your free time.
  • Reading is a waste of time.
  • Collecting things is a waste of time and money.
  • Teenagers should not be given too much time.
  • Rap music has a bad influence on teenagers.
  • Public libraries will disappear in the future.
  • Electronic books will replace paper books in the future.
  • Graffiti is vandalism.

Health. Healthy lifestyle

  • Fast food outlets should be closed.
  • Some people think that extreme sports help to build character.
  • Sports help people to fight stress.
  • Sport unites people.
  • Playing sports is better than watching others do it.
  • Doing sports is essential for young people.
  • Children should be encouraged to go in for sports.
  • Physical attractiveness is important for everyone.
  • Fast food has a bad effect on our health.
  • There are many benefits of being a vegetarian.

Education. Languages

  • Some people think that to get a good education one should go abroad.
  • Some people think that learning foreign languages is a waste of time and money.
  • A person who is fluent in a foreign language can easily work as an interpreter.
  • A person who is fluent in a foreign language can easily teach it.
  • Exams motivate students to study harder.
  • Distance learning is the best form of education.
  • A pupil cannot study effectively without a computer.
  • A computer cannot replace a teacher.     
  • Education is the most valuable thing for a teenager.
  • University education is essential for young people.

Nature. Ecology problems

  • Every city and every town should have a zoo.
  • It is the government’s responsibility to protect the environment.
  • Some people object to animal testing.
  • It is important to recycle wastes.
  • Going green has a lot of benefits.
  • Virtual pets can replace real pets.
  • Damage to the environment is the biggest problem facing the world.
  • Governments spend too much time on environmental projects.
  • Global warming is the biggest threat to the environment.
  • Restricting air travel is the only way to reduce air pollution.

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