CXC English A exam: Past paper type persuasive essay questions 1

Here are CXC past paper type persuasive essay questions.

These are the types of persuasive essay questions that have been on
CXC English A past papers

NB: CXC suggests spending no more than 30 minutes to answer the persuasive essay question on Paper 2 of the English A exam. They also suggest 250 - 300 words as the length of the persuasive essay.


Write an article to the local newspaper expressing your concern about the high rate of traffic accidents in your country. Suggest three measures which would help to reduce this high rate of accidents.



Write an article for your school magazine about three major problems in your school and state how you would solve each one.




3. You are on a committee planning the celebrations to mark the anniversary of your school. You have heard that some of your classmates plan to boycott the celebrations, and you have been asked to make a speech to persuade them to take part. Write out your speech.






Your school council has asked for nominations for the "Teacher of the Year" award. Write a letter to the council in which you suggest someone from your school, giving strong arguments to support your choice.



Write an article for a school magazine in which you present strong arguments either for or against the topic:
"School should be abolished."


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sema (not verified) 29 May 2009 - 10:11pm

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sammmy128 (not verified) 8 November 2010 - 2:10pm

The essay topics are ok but then i was looking forward to seeing more persuasive essay topics where a statement is given and the reader would express his/her views giving opinions.

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erykah (not verified) 15 May 2012 - 9:32pm

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jus write ur heart out,have a good story.begin with the persuasive piece,the story,then the summary,leave the two comprehensive passage for last.

kavita (not verified) 28 August 2012 - 4:44pm

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Najaleewebster (not verified) 4 May 2018 - 2:49pm

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guest (not verified) 1 July 2020 - 4:06pm

Number 4 makes no sense it says your school school council and then it goes on to say from your school

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