01. A longer prison term as a way of punishing those who break the law is not as good as other methods. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 5
02. Some people think zoos are cruel and all the zoos should be closed. However, some people think zoos are useful to protect the rare animals. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.
03. Some people think it is necessary to use animals for testing medicines intended for human use. Others, however, criticise this as animal cruelty. Discuss both of these views and give you own opinion.
04. Women have different qualities from men, so gender imbalance in some occupations is acceptable. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
05. In many countries，the proportion of older people is steadily increasing. Does this trend make positive or negative effects to society? 3
06. In many parts of the world, teenagers and young people are committing more crimes. Why is this happening? How to address this issue? 3
07. In some countries, it is illegal for companies to reject job applicants on the grounds of age. Is this a positive or negative development?
08. Discuss the reasons why the youth unemployment has become an urgent issue and the methods to address this problem.