1.Some people think all students should learn a foreign. Others believe that students should not learn a foreign language if she or he does not have the talent for it. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
2.Some people think immigrants should accept the new culture as their own. Others believe that they should keep their own culture. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
3.Some think that teenagers should pay equal attention to all school subjects. Others argue that teenagers should focus on those subjects that they are best at or interested in. Discuss these two views and give your own opinion.
4.Some people think history is of little use to us. Others believe that studying history helps us know the present. Discuss these two views and give your own opinion.
5.Architects should worry about designing building as works of art. Do you agree or disagree?
6.Some people believe that in order to improve the public health the number of sports facilities should be increased. Others believe this it has little effect and other measures are needed to improve the public health. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
7.Some people think students can benefit from private secondary schools. Others believe they have negative effects on the society as a whole. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
8.Some people think universities should teach for its own sake regardless of what employers may ask. Do you agree or disagree?
9.Young adults are encouraged to do some unpaid community service nowadays. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages?
10.Children who are brought up in families which do not have a great amount of money are better prepared to deal with the problems of adult life than children who are brought up by wealthy parents. Do you agree or disagree?
11.People are living in such a society where consumer goods are cheaper to buy. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages?
12.Some people think that schools should select their pupils according to their academic ability. Others believe that young people with different abilities should be educated together. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.
13. 新Modern technology, such as fertilizers and machinery, can provide us with cheap food. However, it also has negative effects on people's health. Do you agree or disagree?
14.Modern games are better for developing a wide range of skills for children than traditional games. Do you agree or disagree?
15.Rote learning is widely used in many education systems. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages?
16.Some people think that killing animals for food is unnecessary and cruel. Others believe that it is necessary for human diet and health. Discuss both sides and give your opinion
17.Caring for the children is probably the most important thing of the society. It is suggested that all mothers and fathers should be required to take the child care training courses. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
18.Space travel to the moon is considered as “a step of mankind.” But some people think that space travel has made little difference on people’s lives today. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
19.Some people think that the earlier technology has changed our life more than the recent technology. Do you agree or disagree?
20.Some people believe the range of technology available to individuals today is increasing the gap between poor people and rich people. Others think it is having an opposite effect. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
21.Some people believe that children should learn to how to compete in their early years while others think that children should be taught to cooperate.
22.Nowadays, technology developments are causing environmental problems. Many people think that we should live a simpler life while others believe that technology can solve environmental problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
23.Some criminals continue to commit crimes after being released from prison. What are the causes? Give some solutions.
24.In many countries, more and more young people are leaving school and unable to find jobs after graduation. What problems do you think youth unemployment will cause to the individual and the society? Give reasons and make some suggestions.
25.Some people think it is more important to spend public money on promoting healthy lifestyles in order to prevent illnesses than to spend it on the treatment for people who are already ill. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
26.Some people think that the best way to improve road safety is to give road offences stricter punishment. Do you agree or disagree?
27.Some people think that young people are not suitable for important positions in the government. Do you agree or disagree?
28.The gap between the rich and the poor is becoming wider. Discuss the reasons and what measures should be taken.
29.Scientific and technological advances are very important in our society. But scientists are not able to give solutions to all the problems they have created. Do you agree or disagree?
30.Some people think parents should take responsibility if their children commit crimes. Do you agree or disagree?
31.There is a shortage of water resources everywhere. Analyze the reasons and give some solutions.
32.Many parents think punishment is necessary to help children learn the distinction between right and wrong. Do you agree or disagree? What kind of punishment should be used?
33.Some people prefer to provide help or support directly to the local community. Others prefer to give money to national or international charitable organizations. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
34.Nowadays, some employers think formal academic qualifications are more important than life experiences or personal qualities when looking for an employee. Why is it the case? Is it a positive or negative development?
35.The proportion of population who are under 15 years old is increasing. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages?