Modern technology has had a great influence on people’s entertainment choices, making them less creative. Do you agree or disagree with this opinion.
Some people think that good health is very important to every person, so medical services should not be run by profit-making companies. Do the disadvantages of private health care outweigh the advantages?
Some people think secondary students should study international news as a school subject, but others argue that it is a waste of their valuable school time. What’s your opinion?
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?
The main purpose of libraries is to provide books, therefore they should not use limited resources and space and should be replaced by computer software, DVDs etc. Do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that the government should pay the course fees for those who want to go to university. Do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays, a large amount of advertising is aimed at children, so some people think there are lots of negative effects on children, and should ban it. To what extent you agree or disagree?
Some people think that giving aids to the poor countries has more negative impacts than positive ones. 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 think that introducing new technology can improve people’s quality of life in the developing countries. However, others believe that free education should be offered. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people say that professional workers such as doctors, nurses and teachers make greater contribution. So they should be paid more than those sport and entertainment persons. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Individuals and individual countries can not help everyone who needs help in the world, so we should be only concerned about our own communities and countries
Some people think government should invest more money in teaching science than other subjects in order for a country to develop and progress. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
People in both developed countries and developing countries are richer for economic growth. Studies show people in developing countries are happier than before while people in developed countries are not. Analyse the reasons and what can we learn?
Some people argue that job satisfaction is more important than job security. Other people think one should hold a permanent job. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Many people are afraid to leave home because of crimes. Some believe that more action should be taken to prevent crimes, but others feel little can be done. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Traditionally speaking, three subjects are included in the education: maths, reading, writing. Some argue that the computer skills should be added so that every child can be benefited. To what extent do you agree or agree?
With the increasing use of mobile phone and computer, the number of people who write letter has decreased. As a result, letter writing will disappear soon. Do u agree or disagree? How do you think letter writing is important？
In the past, buildings often reflected the culture of a society but today all modern buildings look alike and cities throughout the world are becoming increasingly similar. What do you think is the reason for this? And is it a good thing or a bad thing?
Some languages are increasing in use, while the use of many others is declining. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?
Young people who commit serious crimes, such as robbery or violent attacks should be punished in the same way as adults. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
As part of education, students should spend a period of time studying and living in a different country to learn language and culture. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
More and more people want to buy famous brands with clothes, cars and other items. What are the reasons? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
Science tells us that some activities are good for our health, while some others are bad. Despite knowing that, millions of people all over the world continue with unhealthy activities. Why do you think this is the case and what might be done to change this?
Some people think that if a police force carries a gun, it can lead to higher level of crime in that society. To what extent do you agree or disagree?