Some people think that university should not provide theoretical knowledge, but to give practical training that is beneficial to society. Do you agree or disagree?
In many countries, women are able to join the armed forces now on the equal basis of men. However, some people think only men should be members of the army, navy and air force. Do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that governments should do more to make their citizens have a healthy diet. Others, however, believe that individuals should be responsible for their own diet and health. Discuss both views and give your own opinions.
\people think having more TV channels is good because they will have more choices, while others think it is not good because programs' quality is lower. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
In many countries, people decide to have children at a later age than in the past. What are the reasons? Do advantages of this development outweigh disadvantages?
There are many advertisements directed at children, such as snacks, toys and other goods. Parents argue that children are under pressure. Advertisers claim that the advertisements provide useful information. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
The increase in the production of consumer goods results in damage to the natural environment. What are the causes of this? What can be done to solve this problem?
Detailed description of crimes on newspaper and TV can have bad consequences on society, so this kind of information should be restricted on media. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Some people think that the government should decide the subject for students to study in university. Others believe that students should be allowed to apply for the subject they prefer. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people say that everyone can create art, but others think only those who are talented or have special skills can create art. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
ethnic adj. 种族的;民族的;有民族特色的 n. 少数民族的一员
outweigh v. 比 ... 重要;比 ... 有价值
range n. 范围;射程;山脉;排;一系列;闲逛;炉灶;【数】值域，极差 v. 排列;使…站在某一方;延伸;漫游;射程达到(某距离)
specialize v. 专攻
financial adj. 金融的;财政的;有钱的