Some think the best city
is "vertical" city where people live
and work in tall buildings.
Others think "horizontal"
city is better where
there are few tall buildings. Discuss both
views and give your own opinion.
Interviews form the basic selecting procedure
for most large
companies. However, some
people think interview is not a reliable means
of choosing who to employ, and there are
some other better methods of selection. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In many countries, prison is the most common solution to the problem of crime. However,
a more effective way is to provide people with better education so that they cannot
become criminals. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays women have full-time work as same as men. And logically men should share the
household equally with women. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
More and more parents begin to allow their children to
play on computers and tablets
they think children should learn technology skills. Do
advantages of this outweigh
disadvantages or not?2
City dwellers seldom socialize with their neighbors today, and the sense of community has
been lost. Why did this happen? And how can this be solved?
The world has many towns and cities constructed in previous centuries that were suitable
and livable for people in those times. What problems will these ancient towns cause today?
And what should be done to deal with that?
In many countries, planers tend to arrange
shops, schools, offices and homes in specific
areas and separate them from each other.
the advantages of this
outweigh its disadvantages?
Some people believe that the
country would benefit
a large number of
people entering universities;
large amount of
receiving the education of university only leads
both views and give your own opinion. 20160616
10. Nowadays, the gap between the rich and the poor is becoming wider in some countries of
the world. What problems can this situation cause? What solutions should be taken?
11. People’ s shopping habits depend more on the age group they belong to than other
factors. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
12. More and more people want to buy famous brands of clothes, cars and other items. What
are the reasons? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
13. In most cities and towns, the high volumes of road traffic become a problem. What are the
causes of that? And what actions can be taken to solve the problem?
14. In some countries, it is illegal for employers to reject job applications for jobseekers’ ages.
Is it a positive or negative development?3
15. Some people think zoos are cruel and all the zoos should be closed. However, others think
zoos are useful to
protect rare animals. Discuss both these views and
give your own
16. Lectures were used
in the past as
an old way of teaching a large number
new technology is
for education, some
people suggest that there
justification for lectures. To what extent do you agree or
17. Some people think only students who achieve the best
results should be rewarded,
others think it is more important to reward students who get huge improvement. Discuss
both views and give your own opinion.
18. Some people think governments should focus on reducing environmental pollution and
housing problems to help people prevent illness and disease. To what extent do you agree
19. Some people suggest that a country should try to produce all the food for its population
and import as little food as possible. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
20. Some working parents tend to send their children to childcare centers because they think
their children can get good care there. However, other parents think some family members
like grandparents can do this job. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
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The comparison of the percentage of British students in a university in England who spoke
different languages other than English is illustrated by these two pies.
In 2000, 20% of students there could not speak any other language, 5% more than those who
could use French as a second language. 10 years
the percentage of these two
both shrank to 10%. However, the percentage of
were able to speak Germen
addition to English remained stable at 10% in both 2000 and 2010.5
Spanish was the only foreign language for 30% of students in 2000, 15% and 20% higher than
speak another language (15%) and two other languages (10%) respectively. The
of all these three
items increased by 5%, occupying 35%, 20% and 15% in 2010
To sum up, besides English, it
is obvious that Spanish was the most popular language for those
British students. Meanwhile,
fewer students could not use any foreign languages, whereas
more of them were able to speak 3 or 4 languages.
The statistics (measured as a percentage) of people’s drinking and buying habits on coffee
and tea in five Australian cities from a survey is indicated by this bar chart.
To begin with, 44% residents in Sydney bought fresh coffee in last 4 weeks, a
bit higher than
Melbourne (43%) and Hobart (38%) respectively. Nearly 35% of people living
the same thing, slightly more than Brisbane (34%).
Additionally, in terms of those who bought instant coffee in last 4 weeks, figures of all
cities are higher than 45%, with Hobart accounting for the highest proportion at 54%, followed
by Brisbane (53%), Adelaide (50%), Melbourne (48%) and Sydney (46%) in a decreasing order.7
More interestingly, as for people who went to a café for coffee or tea in last 4 weeks,
proportions of 4 cities are more than a half, with Melbourne occupying the largest percentage
64%, Hobart 63%, Sydney 61%, and Brisbane a little more than 55%. Meanwhile, the figure
Adelaide is a slightly lower than 50%.
summary, in 4 cities excluding Adelaide, the most popular habit is going to a café for coffee
or tea since related figures are noticeably higher than the other two options. In the meantime,
Adelaide instant coffee is prevalent because almost half local people chose it during last 4
weeks. In contrast, purchasing fresh coffee is the last choice for people in all these 5 cities.
It is illustrated by this flow chart how instant noodles are produced in the production line. The
whole process includes 8 clear steps.
In the first step, flour is transported to storage silos by trucks,
and then it is mixed with water
and oil in a mixer. Going through rollers, the mixture becomes
dough sheets, which will be cut
strips and then
processed into noodles discs
two steps. Thereafter,
fried by cooking oil and then
will be dried.
In the next
disc will be
into a cup and then covered
by some vegetables
In the last
labelled and sealed. Finally,
the whole process is completed by those
instant cup noodles being packaged.9
In summary, for
the production of instant noodles, flour, water, oil, vegetables,
spices should be
prepared as ingredients and seasoning. Meanwhile, after flour, oil
is mixed, the dough will be rolled into sheets, cut into stripes, processed into discs, and deep
fried. Subsequently, dried noodles discs will at last be packaged with some condiments.
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