1. The advantages of spread of English as a global language will continue to outweigh its disadvantages. To what extend do you agree or disagree? 英语全球化利大于弊，是否认同?
2. Developing countries require help offered by international organizations to ensure healthy and sustainable development. Some people think that financial aid is important. Others believe that practical aid and advice is more important. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. 有人认为经济援助是重要的，有人认为实际的帮助和建议重要，你的观点是什么?
Apparently，no country can avoid being swayed by the trend of globalization，under its subtle influence, the multiplication in business transaction and cultural communication amongst diverse nations seems to be inevitable. Personally, I hold positive attitude towards increased cooperation in terms of global economic matters and cultural exchange, however, we also should be alert to the potential risk of this tendency.
Seen from the positive aspects, an increasingly integrated global economy indicates more reciprocal trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of beneficial foreign labor markets. Thanks to the constructive strategic partnership among different nations, different nation’s immense economic value could be generated via the mutual complement of manifold resources. Also，the promotion of cultural communication is an effective way to smooth away the prejudice and misunderstanding and thus create a harmonious international relationship，the prosperity of international tourism is a good case in point.
Notwithstanding all that，some problems inevitably ensue. First，globalization might be detrimental to the maintenance of national identities. More precisely，a cultural attachment of one nation for another may trigger the decline of traditional culture, national pride and patriotism. To illustrate, frequent contact with foreign languages will reduce the uniqueness and trait of some lesser-known languages and make the world culture less rich and gorgeous than before. Further, when some rich countries invest large sums of money in developing industries in poverty-stricken countries, it might make impoverished nations become over-dependent on the donors. Meanwhile, international aid might bright about underlying political interference and economic exploitation.
In brief, the same knife cuts bread and fingers. My stand is that cooperation amongst different countries both in culture and business will enable involved countries to be mutually beneficial and realize win-win situation in the long term.