More working people are busy with work and have no enough time to spend with their family and friends. Why does this happen? What are the effects on family life and society as a whole?
People can now live and work at anywhere because of improved communication technology and transport .To what extent do you think its advantages outweigh its disadvantages?
It is said that work is the most important thing of people’s life. Without the success of career, life will become meaningless. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion?
Some people tend to take temporary jobs (they only work for few month of year), for they have time to do other things. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
Some people say the government should pay for the health care and education, but others say that it is not the government’s responsibility. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Individuals can do nothing to improve the environment, and only governments and large companies can make a difference. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television in order to decrease the violent crimes in society. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this issue?
Do you think the development of internet is a positive or negative trend?
More and more people use the mobile phone or computer to communicate, and no longer write letters to each other. Some people think the skills of letter writing will soon disappear completely. Do you agree or disagree? How important do you think letter-writing is?
Universities and colleges are now offering qualifications through distance learning from the Internet rather than teachers in the classroom. Do you think the advantages of this development overweigh the disadvantages?
Some people think that it is better for students to live at home with their parents, while others think they should live in school accommodations. What’s your opinion?
Nowadays, some university offer graduate students skills that assist to find employment, but some people believe the main function of university should be to access knowledge for its sake. What’s your opinion?
Some people think that computers and the Internet are more important for a child’s education than going to school. But others believe that schools and teachers are essential for children to learn effectively. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Development in technology leads to environmental problems, and some people think that the solution to these problems is for everyone to lead a simpler way of life, while others say that technology can solve these problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Environmental problems are too big for individual countries and individual people to address. We have reached the stage where the only way to protect the environment is to address it at an international level. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Exposure to international media, e.g. films, TV and magazines, has an impact on the local culture. To what extent do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
Detailed description of crimes on newspaper and TV has bad influences，so this kind of information should be restricted on media. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
The rate of crime committed by teenagers is increasing throughout the world. Discuss the possible reasons and give suggestions on how to solve the problem.
Some people believe that personal happiness is directly related to economic success, while others believe there are other factors contributing to happiness. Discuss both views and give your opinion.