1.Some people think that computer and Internet are important in children's study, but others think that students can learn more effectively in schools and with teachers. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
2.Students at schools and universities learn far more from lessons with teachers than from other sources( such as the Internet and television). To what extent do you agree or disagree?
3.Some people think that the main purpose of school is to turn children to good citizens and workers, rather than benefit them as individuals. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
4.Some people think that teachers should be responsible for teaching students to judge what is right and wrong so that they can behave well. Others say that teachers should only teach students academic subjects. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
5.Most governmental money should be invested in teaching science rather than any other subjects in order for a country to develop and progress. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
6.Schools should concentrate on teaching students the academic subjects that will be useful for their future careers. Subjects such as music and sports are not useful. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
7.Films and computer games containing violence are popular now. Some people think that they have a negative effect on society and should be banned. Other people think that they are just a harmless relaxation. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
8.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?
9.Advertisements have tremendous influence on people obviously. However, more studies reveal that it has more negative influence on the young generation like commodities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
10.Now environmental problems are serious, ordinary people can do less to improve this issue, so governments and large companies should be responsible for reducing the damage. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
11Some people think that pollution and damage of environment are resulted from a developing and becoming richer, and this is hard to be avoided. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
12.In today's society, more and more work is done by machines. Do you think that the positive effects of the development overweigh the negative effects on individuals and society?
13.Statistics suggest that nowadays an increasing number of crimes are committed by the young people. What are its cause and how can we solve this problem?
14.Sending criminals to prison is not the best method of dealing with them. Education and job training are better ways to help them. Do you agree or disagree?
15.For some students from poor families, it is a tough mission to attend college nowadays. Some believe that it is government's obligation rather than individual duty to pay the tuition fees. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
16.Some people think that governments should spend money on measures to save languages with few speakers from dying out completely. Others think that this is a waste of financial resources. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
17.Some people think that creative artists should be supported financially by the government, while others believe that they should find financial support from other sources instead. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
18.The movement of people from agricultural areas to cities to work can cause serious problems in both places. What are the serious problems and what measures can be taken to solve this problem?
19.A hundred years ago, people thought that human race was steadily improving in every area of life. Now it seems this is not certain in that situation. In which areas do you think we have made important progress nowadays? In which areas do you think we still need to make progress?
20.Rich countries often give financial aids to poor countries, but it does not solve the poverty. So, rich countries should give other types of help to the poor countries rather than the financial aids. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
21.When designing a building, the most important thing to take into account is the intended use of the building rather than its outward appearance. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
22.Tourism is an excellent way to develop a country, but it can also cause harm. How can countries ensure that tourism benefits the development?
23.International travel often leads people to have some prejudices rather than broad-minded. What are the main reasons of this phenomenon? What do you think people can do to get better understanding of the countries they visit?
24.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?
25.As countries develop, their populations tend to live individually or in small family units. In your opinion, what are the causes? What effects does it have on society?
26.Modern lifestyle makes many people hard to lead active and healthy lives. what are the causes? How to suggest the governments and other large companies to help them do more physical exercise?
27.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 individuals and the society? Give reasons and make some suggestions.
28.Air transport is increasingly used to export various types of fruits and vegetables to countries where those plants cannot grow or are out of season. Some say that it is a good thing, but others consider this use of air transport cannot be justified. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.