1、As major cities around the world are growing fast and many problems occur。 What are the problems that young peoplelive in cities are caused by continued growth? What solutions do you suggest?
2、People are surrounded by advertising andthere is an increasing effect on our lives. Do you think positive effects outweigh the negative effects?
3、Some people believe that the development of a country benefits from the high-educated university students, while others think that large amount of young graduates only leads to high unemployment. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
4、Art classes like painting and drawing is important to students’ development and it should be compulsory in high school.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
5、Some people say that travelling abroad isnecessary to get knowledge about other countries, while others suggest that TVand the internet can also help people know about foreign countries. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
6、It is the responsibility of schools to teach children good behaviour in addition to provide formal education. To whatextent do you agree or disagree?
7、The increase in the production of consumer goods results in damage to the natural environment。 What are the causes of this? What can be done to solve this problem?
8、Multi-cultural society, where people ofdifferent ethnic groups live together, can bring more benefits than drawbacksto country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
9、Some people believe that everyone should pay for their own healthcare in society instead of relying on the government。To what extent do you agree or disagree?
10、Human activities have negative effects on plant and animal species. Some people think it is too late to do anything about this problem. Others believe that effective measures can be taken to improvethis situation. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
11、School leavers go travelling or working before they go directly to university。 Is this a positive or negative development?
12、The natural resources such as oil, forests and fresh water are being consumed at an alarming rate. What problems does itcause? How can we solve these problems?
13、In some countries, people believe that international tourism is a bad thing for their country. What are the reasonsfor this? How to change their negative attitude?
14、Some people think that the amount of noise people make have to be controlled strictly。 Others say that people are free tomake as much noise as they wish。 Discuss both views and give your opinion。
15、The leaders or directors of organizations are often older people, but some people say that young people can also be aleader. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
1、The government should spend money inpromoting sport and art in school, rather sponsoring professional sports and art events in communities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2、Some people think the main benefit ofinternational cooperation is in the protection of the environment, while others think that the main benefits are in the world business. Discuss both views andgive your opinion.
3、People still value artists in the age ofadvanced science and technology. Why do you think this is? Are arts as importantas science and technology?
4、Some people think that children withdifferent abilities should be taught together while some think that intelligent children should be given special training or taught separately. Discuss bothviews and give your opinion.
5、More attention is paid to being "responsible tourists" in order to preserve the cultural andenvironmental aspects of tourist places。 However, some people think it isimpossible to be a "responsible tourist" in the society。 To what extentdo you agree or disagree?
6、For school children, their teachers havemore influence on their intelligence and social development than their parents.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
7、Some people believe that development oftechnology is making life more complicated, and we should return to simpler life without using technology. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
8、In many countries, there are more people choose to live by themselves than before. What are the reasons of thissituation? Is it positive or negative development of society?
9、Children and students are taught to pushthemselves to try and be better than other students rather than work togetherfor everyone's benefits。 Do you think the disadvantages of training to becompetitive outweigh the advantages?
10、In some countries around the world men and women are having children late in life. What are the reasons for this development? What are the effects on society and family life?
11、In some countries, the role of a mother differs in some ways from that of a father。 Why do you think these differences exist? How might parental roles develop in the future?