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Some teachers think it is effective for students to study in a group while others think it is better to study alone. What are the benefits of each study method and which one do you think is more effective?
Some people believe that educating children altogether will benefit them. Others think intelligent children should be taught separately and given special courses. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some people believe that university students should pay all the cost of studies because university education only benefits the students themselves not society as a whole. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Many people join distance-learning programs (study material, post, TV, Internet) and study at home, but some people think that it cannot bring the same benefits as attending colleges or universities does. Do you agree or disagree?
In some countries, schools aim to provide a general education across a range of subjects. In others, children focus on a narrow range of subjects related to a particular career. For today’s world, which of these systems is more appropriate?
Some people think the students should take the subjects which are decided by the government or the university, while others think that students can apply for the subjects they prefer. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some people believe that students should be encouraged to undertake unpaid work to help people in the community. Do you think it will bring more drawbacks to the community and young adults than before?
Customers are faced with increasing amounts of advertising due to the competition among companies. To what extent do you think consumers are influenced by advertisements? And what measures can be taken to protect their interests?
As society changes, more and more people do not want to stay in one career or job. Many people change their careers and jobs. What is the cause of this phenomenon? Please suggest some solutions to such problem.
In many countries, the proportion of elder people is steadily increasing. Does this trend have more positive or negative effects on the society?
In some countries, governments are encouraging industries and businesses to move out of large cities and into rural areas. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answer and include examples from your knowledge and experiences.
Many people believe that today there is a general increase in anti-social behavior and a lack of respect for others. What might have caused this situation? How to improve it?
Some people believe that they should keep all the money they have earned and should not pay tax to the state. Do you agree with this statement?
Science and technology develops very fast in the current society. Some people think that the government should give financial support to the students who study science and technology, while others think that the government should support the students who study arts, language and business. What is your 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?
More and more people use private cars instead of taking public transport. What are the reasons for this trend? How can the government encourage people to take public transport?
Some people think that both health care and education should be free or the government’s duty to keep them running, while others think that it should not be the government’s responsibility and believe that they should be a matter of individuals. Discuss both and give your opinion.
Some think that governments should act to decide how people live in order to make a healthier life, while other think individuals should decide their own lifestyle. What do you think about this? Discuss both and give your opinion.
Many people think it is very important to protect environment but they make no effort to do it themselves. Why does it happen? How to solve this problem?
Individuals can do nothing to improve the environment, only governments and large companies make a difference. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
The best way to solve the world’s environmental problems is to increase the price of fuel. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people hold that the development of technology leads to environmental pollution and energy shortage. What do you think?
Some think that the best way to improve road safety is to severely punish the driving offenders. Do you agree with it?
Environmental problems are serious in many countries. It means that the only possible way to protect the environment is at an international level. To what extent do you agree or disagree with it?
Many people believe that the human society has developed into a throwaway society, which is filled with plastic bags and rubbish. What are the causes and solutions?
Tourism and globalization:
Some people think visitors to other countries should intimate folk customs and behaviors. Others think that it is a must to adhere to the public customs for visitors. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
People think that old buildings should be knocked down and give way to the new buildings. Do you agree or disagree? How important are old buildings to us?
International travel often leads people to have some prejudices rather than broad-mindedness. What are the main reasons for this phenomenon? What do you think people can do to get better understanding of the countries they visit?
Multi-cultural societies, in which there is a mixture of different ethnic peoples, bring more benefits than drawbacks to a country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
As global trade increases, many goods, even some daily goods, are exported to another country, which includes long-distance transport during shipping. Do you think its benefits outweigh its drawbacks?
Rich countries often give financial aid to poor countries, but it does not solve poverty, so rich countries should give other types of help to poor countries rather than the financial aid. To what extent do you agree?
Some people enjoy changes and they look forward to new experiences. Others like their lives to stay the same, and they do not change their usual habits. Compare these two approaches to life. Which approach do you prefer? And explain why.