In the past, people used to travel to see the difference from their home country. But, nowadays the places around the world are becoming increasingly similar. What are the causes of this similarity? Do you think that the advantages of this similarity outweigh the disadvantages?
Many people are optimistic about the 21st century and see it as an opportunity to make positive changes to the world. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Money for postgraduate research is limited. Some people think that financial support from governments should be only provided for scientific research rather than research for less useful subjects. Do you agree or disagree?
News media have become influential to our lives, and some people think that is a negative development. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays sending children to boarding school (either in other countries or in their own countries) is becoming increasingly popular. Why is it? Is it a positive development?
Some people argue that companies and private individuals, rather than governments, should pay the bill of pollution. To what extend do you agree or disagree?
The development of technology changes the way people connect with each other. In which way the development of technology change the types of relationships that people make? It has positive or negative effect on the relationships?
The subjects and lesson contents are decided by the authorities or central government. Many people suggest that teacher should decide those contents themselves. To what extend do you agree or disagree?