Do you agree or disagree with the following statement It is more important to keep your old friends than it is to make new friends Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer Be sure to use your own words Do not use memorized examples

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?

It is more important to keep your old friends than it is to make new friends.

Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Be sure to use your own words. Do not use memorized examples.

Friendship is one of the most important relationships seen in human beings. People make friends at any step of their life. They make friends at school, college, workplace, and supermarkets. Some people maintain this relationship for life while others find it difficult to maintain friendships. I agree with the statement that it is more important to keep old friends than make new ones. I will explore my reasons in the following paragraphs.

To begin with, some people are introverts, meaning that they are shy and thus, find it difficult to make new friends easily. So, they maintain their relationship with old friends, with whom they feel comfortable. I would like to give an example of myself. I am a very shy person. So, when I entered senior college, none of my friends were in the same college as me. I had a very hard time going through senior college. I used to meet my best friend after college every day because she was the only person who could understand me. She helped me go through my senior college.

Furthermore, I think it is more important to maintain old friendships than make new ones because we have known our old friends for a long time. We trust them with our issues. We know that we can rely on them in case of an emergency. We have built a strong relationship with them all these years. Building trust and relying on someone takes a lot of time. So, when we try to make new friendships it is going to take us a lot of time to build such a strong friendship as we have with our old friends. Besides, isn’t it obvious that we should value and give importance to our strong old friendships more than make new friends? If we neglect old friends then we will lose an essential relationship in our life. Also, what is the guarantee that the new friends we make are going to stick by us and not deceive us? I mean we do not know them yet. On the other hand, we have known our old friends much better and we are sure that they cannot deceive us.

In conclusion, I think that friendship is one of the most beautiful and crucial relationships in the life of a person. It is important that we value and keep friends with people who have been our friends throughout our lives.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 5, column 234, Rule ID: ENGLISH_WORD_REPEAT_BEGINNING_RULE
Message: Three successive sentences begin with the same word. Reword the sentence or use a thesaurus to find a synonym.
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Line 5, column 625, Rule ID: SENTENCE_FRAGMENT[1]
Message: “If” at the beginning of a sentence requires a 2nd clause. Maybe a comma, question or exclamation mark is missing, or the sentence is incomplete and should be joined with the following sentence.
...friendships more than make new friends? If we neglect old friends then we will los...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, besides, furthermore, if, so, then, thus, while, i mean, i think, in conclusion, to begin with, on the other hand

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 14.0 15.1003584229 93% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 9.8082437276 71% => OK
Conjunction : 9.0 13.8261648746 65% => OK
Relative clauses : 13.0 11.0286738351 118% => OK
Pronoun: 75.0 43.0788530466 174% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 47.0 52.1666666667 90% => OK
Nominalization: 2.0 8.0752688172 25% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1803.0 1977.66487455 91% => OK
No of words: 402.0 407.700716846 99% => OK
Chars per words: 4.48507462687 4.8611393121 92% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.47771567384 4.48103885553 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.5769283342 2.67179642975 96% => OK
Unique words: 183.0 212.727598566 86% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.455223880597 0.524837075471 87% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 538.2 618.680645161 87% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.3 1.51630824373 86% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 17.0 9.59856630824 177% => OK
Article: 0.0 3.08781362007 0% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 3.51792114695 85% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.86738351254 54% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 4.94265232975 81% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 27.0 20.6003584229 131% => OK
Sentence length: 14.0 20.1344086022 70% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 34.4068293218 48.9658058833 70% => OK
Chars per sentence: 66.7777777778 100.406767564 67% => OK
Words per sentence: 14.8888888889 20.6045352989 72% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.40740740741 5.45110844103 81% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.53405017921 88% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 5.5376344086 36% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 19.0 11.8709677419 160% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 3.85842293907 130% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.88709677419 61% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.213887023322 0.236089414692 91% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0660803275899 0.076458572812 86% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0725450959166 0.0737576698707 98% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.136605647834 0.150856017488 91% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.038613959852 0.0645574589148 60% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 7.2 11.7677419355 61% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 82.65 58.1214874552 142% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.10430107527 51% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 5.2 10.1575268817 51% => Flesch kincaid grade is low.
coleman_liau_index: 8.17 10.9000537634 75% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 6.26 8.01818996416 78% => OK
difficult_words: 49.0 86.8835125448 56% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 5.5 10.002688172 55% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 7.6 10.0537634409 76% => OK
text_standard: 6.0 10.247311828 59% => The average readability is low. Need to imporve the language.
What are above readability scores?

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Better to have 5 paragraphs with 3 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:

para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: conclusion.

So how to find out those reasons. There is a formula:

reasons == advantages or

reasons == disadvantages

for example, we can always apply 'save time', 'save/make money', 'find a job', 'make friends', 'get more information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.

or we can apply 'waste time', 'waste money', 'no job', 'make bad friends', 'get bad information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.


Rates: 60.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 18.0 Out of 30
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