What bothers people the most?
The controversial topics can be made up based on controversial matters. It is always about something that people are concerned about. Your goal here is to make your readers pick the side and realize what do they think about this particular issue?
What makes bad controversial topics?
Try to avoid
writing about something that is not widely discussed. This means that there
does not have to be a very narrow professional issue, which you offer to a wide
For example, if you
offer your readers to read a controversial essay about Ukrainian syntax and
grammar, the differences of the Prague school and Ukrainian schools approach,
we doubt that many people would even have any idea on what on Earth are you
What makes good controversial topics?
We have already
discussed that the best idea to make up a controversial topic is to write about
the issue no-one is indifferent to. However, it does not have to be something
everyone is against. There need to be two camps: fans and haters.
For example, you
can write about using polyurethane instead of leather to save the population of
animals. Some people say that this is madness and good leather can be very
long-lasting and there are other causes the animals to die from. These people
also think that after all, the Mother-nature itself made it this way ages ago,
that people eat animals and use their fur and leather to avoid the cold. It has
always been that way and who are we to change this way of life. We have been
using weaker creatures to survive.
Other people think
that consuming animals as food and material producers is more than violent.
There are not that many people to give no care about this particular issue, so there is a little chance for your readers to stay not engaged in this discussion.
9 Examples of good controversial topics.
online or at the «brick» university. What works better?
tasks. Useful or useless?
Good or bad?
for Donald Trump. Possible or impossible?
Clinton/ Trump. Who deserved the impeachment more?
conflict in Syria. Who benefits from it?
we stop using natural leather?
happens if we continue consuming the animals?
How do we take it away from our lives for good?
What if you need to speak?
Sometimes, we get
to complete this kind of assignment verbally. Most olden we have to write
essays, articles and stuff like that. Somehow it is easier as you have time to
figure out what exactly do want to tell your readers. Nobody is distracting
you, you can concentrate and deliver your thoughts exactly the way you think
they should be delivered.
However, when you
get to speak, the only things you do not have to care about are punctuation,
grammar, and spelling.
The most important
thing about giving a speech is you always get almost immediate feedback from
This means that you
need two twice more careful when choosing the topic for your speech and further
discussion. Think of something your audience could know a lot of and be free to
have a proper discussion.
The best way to
build your speech is to somehow offer a discussion. For example, you are
talking about consuming animals. Your speech has to be a kind of introduction
to do further discussion with the audience. Do not forget to mention that there
are several points of view on the matter. If you the people in your audience
that support one of those points of view, it is a good idea to announce it.
Whether you write or speak, you need to…
The most important
thing about both writing and speaking tasks of any kind, especially if you have
some controversial topics to discuss, is, to be honest with your audience.
Do not be afraid if
someone does not agree with your point of view, because this is why they call
it controversy — there can be several points of you and they can contradict
If you are not sure
about where do you stand in this discussion, feel free to admit it. As people
always say, the truth is born in dispute.
As you have
probably noticed, there is nothing too difficult about controversial topics no
matter whether you right or make a public speech. We hope that you are now
inspired and full of ideas and have already come out with your controversial
topics. You are now more than welcome to check out some more useful articles on
our website. See you soon and good luck!