Sport and Exercise Essay Titles

Essay questions for the topic of sport and exercise.

Some people think that dangerous sports should be banned, while others think people should be free to choose.

Discuss both views and give your opinion. (Reported 2017, 2020)


Some people think that sport teaches children how to compete, while others believe that children learn team work.

Discuss both views and give your opinion. (frequent question most years often reworded)


Some people think that introducing children to team sports is the best way to teach children teamwork.

To what extent do you agree? (2023)


Ensuring that children have regular physical exercise should be the responsibility of parents and therefore schools should not waste valuable school time having sports lessons as part of the curriculum.

To what extent do you agree? (frequently appearing question regarding who is responsible for something relating to children – parents or schools)


Many countries want to host international sports event, while other countries think that hosting sports events has more problems than benefits.

Discuss both views & give your opinion. (Reported 2017,2021)


Some people think that companies should provide employees with exercise time during the day.

What is your opinion about this? (2016)


With an increasing overweight population some people think universities should make sport a compulsory module on all degree courses.

To what extent do you agree?


Professional sports people are often idolised by young children. Some people think that they, therefore, have a responsibility to be good role models at all times for children.

Do you agree or disagree? (frequently appearing question regarding any type of media or sports star)


Some people think that sports involving violence, such as boxing and martial arts, should be banned from TV as well as from international sporting competitions.

To what extent do you agree?

Reported essay questions are from students who have taken their IELTS test. These questions may vary slightly in wording from the original question. 

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