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1.Young people are often influenced in their behavior and situations by others at the same age.This is called “peer pressure”.Do the disadvantages of such pressure outweigh the advantages?
2.Everyone should stay in school until they reach the age of 18.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
3.Some people think it is not necessary for adults to receive education in class.Self-study is a good way for them to study more effectively.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
4.Nowadays, distance learning programs are such as common thing for us, but some people argue that courses can never be taken as good as those by attending a college or university in person.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
社会类： 1.Some countries have introduced a law to limit working hours for employees.Why is this law introduced? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
2.Some people believe that charity organizations should give aid to those in great need wherever they are.However, others say that charity organizations should concentrate on helping people who live in their own countries instead.Discuss both views and present your opinion.
3.Surveys show that in many countries people are living much longer, but increased life expectancy has many implications for the aged individuals and for society as a whole.What are the possible effects of living longer on individuals and society? What measures should be taken to reduce the influence of the aging population?
4.Scientific research should be carried out and controlled by private companies rather than the government.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
1.Some people think that the government should ban dangerous sports, but others think people should be free to do whatever sport activities they choose.Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
1.Pollution and other environmental problems are resulting from a country’s developing and becoming richer.Some people think this cannot be avoided.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2.Environmental problems are too big for individual person or a country to address, and we have reached the stage where the only way to protect natural environment is at an international level.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
1.Some people think that men and women have different qualities.Therefore, some certain jobs are suitable for men and some jobs are suitable for women.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
1.Air travel can only benefit the richest people in the world, and the ordinary people can get no advantage with the development of air travel.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2.Some people say that public museums and art galleries will not be needed because people can see historical objects and works by using computers.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
3.Some people think that too much money has been spent looking after and repairing old buildings, so we should knock down them and build modern ones instead.To what extent do you agree or disagree
4.Today, a great number of languages with fewer speakers are disappearing now.Some people think the government should spend money on measures to protect these languages, while others say that it is a waste of financial resources.Discuss both views and present your opinion.
1.The studies show that people from developed countries feel less happiness than before, while people from developing countries feel more happiness than before.Why is the case? And what lessons could you learn from it?
1.Some people believe that police carrying guns leads to high level of violence in society.To what extent do you agree or disagree?