The leaders or directors of organizationsare often older people. But some people say that young people can also be aleader. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that the amount of noisepeople make should be controlled strictly, while other say that people are freeto make as much noise as they wish. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
It is possible for scientists and touriststo travel to remote natural environments, such as South Pole. Do you think theadvantages of this development outweigh the disadvantages?
Some people argue that too much attentionand too many resources are given to the protection of wild animals and birds.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Many museums and historical sites aremainly visited by tourists, not local people. Why? What can be done to attractlocal people?
Some people think that the age limit fordriving should be increased in order to make driving safer. To what extent doyou agree or disagree?
The use of mobile phone is as antisocialas smoking. Smoking is banned in certain places so mobile should be banned likesmoking. To what extend do agree or disagree?
Some students take one year off betweenfinishing school and going to university, in order to travel or to work. Do youthink advantages outweigh disadvantages?
Some people think that it is moreimportant to plant more trees in open area in towns and cities than build morehousing. To what extend do agree or disagree?
Some working parents think child carecentre can provide their children best care. While others think family memberssuch as grandma will experience can give children best care. To what extent doyou agree or disagree?
Some people believe famous people’s support towardsinternational aid organizations draws the attention to problems, while othersthink celebrities make the problems less important. Discuss both views and giveyour opinions.
Some people think that the increasing useof computers and mobile phones for communication has had a negative effect onyoung people’s reading and writing skills. Does the advantage outweigh thedisadvantage?
Older people who need employment have tocompete with younger people. What problems will be caused? And what are thesolutions?
Some people believe that only studentswith best academic should be reward, some other people think it is moreimportant to reward students with improvement. Discuss& Give your opinion.
Young people who commit serious crimes,such as a rubbery or a violent attack should be punished in the same way as adults.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
An American writer think that tomorrow ismore important. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Governments should focus spending only onpublic services, not waste on the arts. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Health experts claim that walking is thebest exercise. However, people are walking less on a daily basis. What has madeit happen and how to deal with this?
People continue to commit crimes evenafter being punished for it. Why do you think this happens? How can crime bestopped?
Some people think computers and theInternet are more important in child’s education. Others believe that schools andteachers are essential for children to learn. Discuss both views and give youropinion.
More and more people want to study atuniversity, so competition of university places is increasing. Why do morepeople want to study at university? Is it positive or negative?
University students should pay for thefull cost of education fees because university education benefits themselvesrather than the society. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
We should return to traditional and oldervalues of respect for family and community. To what extent do you agree ordisagree?
Some people think it is important toprotect all wild animals. Others think that it is only important to protectpart of them, not all of them. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Old people have their own ideas of how tothink, behave and live, and it is not suitable for young people in preparingtheir modern life, discuss both views and give your opinion.
In modern life it is unnecessary to teachchildren the skill of handwriting, do you agree or disagree?
Some people say that when dividing howtaxes should be spent, the government should prioritize health care. To whatextent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that sport has animportant role in society. Others think it is only a leisure activity for somepeople. Discuss both views and give your opinions.
The proportion of elderly people in somesocieties is increasing rapidly. Do you think the negative effect of such trendoutweigh the positive effect?
Nowadays people tend to travel longdistance to work every day. What are the reasons and suggestions?
International travel make peopleprejudiced more than board-mind, why? How to improve the understanding ofcountries they visit?
Some people believe that universityeducation should focus on the skills of employment for the future. Others thinkshould focus academic study only. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
People are afraid to leave their homes forfear of crimes. Some people believe that more action should be taken to preventcrimes while others think that little could be done. Discuss both sides andgive your opinion.
In some countries old people are highlyvalued, while in some cultures young people are highly valued. Discuss bothviews and give your opinion.
Educationalists think that the program ofinternational exchange visits would benefit all students. To what extent do youagree or disagree?
Some people claim that many things thatchildren are taught at school are a waste of time. Other people argue thateverything study at school are useful at some time. Discuss both views and giveyour own opinion.
In some countries, secondary schools aimto provide a general education across a range of subjects. In others, childrenfocus on a narrow range of subjects related to a particular career. which isappropriate in today’s world.
These days，there is no needs to go out for a liveperformance (show，concert)，becausewatching it at home on TV or computer screen is better. To what extent do youagree or disagree?
Should people use mobile phones in publicplaces?
Some people say that everyone can createart, but others think only those who are talented or have special skills cancreate art. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people think that the news media havemuch more influential in people’s lives and that this is a negative development. To what extent doyou agree or disagree?
Economic growth in in recent years madesome people in both developed countries and developing countries richer.However, research showing that while people in developing countries arehappier, people in developed countries seems no happier than before. Why? Whatcan we learn from it?
Machines have replaced physical work inmany industries. Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
Some people believe that parents shouldtake punishments for the crime of their childre
n. To what extent do you agreeor disagree?
Interview is the basic form of selectingprocedure for most large companies. Some people think it is unreliable andthere are some other better methods. Discuss and give your own opinion.
There is an increasing amount ofanti-social behaviour and lack of respect for others. What are the causes ofthis problem and what are your solutions?
Reading story books is better for childrenthan watching television or playing computer games. To what extent do you agreeor disagree?
Some people think that cultural traditionswill be destroyed as they are used as money-making attractions, while othersthink it is the only way so save them. Discuss both views and give your opinion.