Nuclear energy is a better choice for meeting increasing demand, agree ordisagree? (科技进步。拓展：机器人危险吗、手机带来的影响、科技改变工作方式、科技改变生活方式、新技术加大贫富差距、计算机取代教师?电脑互联网带来的影响、信会不会消失)
Economic progress is one way to measure the success of one country, while some peoplethink there are other factors. What other factors should be considered? Withinthese factors, do you think anyone is more important than the others? (经济。拓展：是否应大力发展农业、城乡差距、国家成功标志、该不该交税、国家间经济互助)
Most countries want to improve standard of living through economic development,however, others think social value is lost as a result. Do you think the advantagesof economic development outweigh the disadvantages? (经济)
Some people think that zoos are cruel and all the zoos should be closed. However,other people think that zoos are useful to protect the rare animals. Discuss bothviews and give your own opinion. (动物保护)
拓展：(动物能否用于药品)To ban animal experiments would be toparalyse modern medicine , to perpetuate human suffering ,and to endanger humanhealth by allowing products such as insecticides onto the market before testingthem for toxicity .
Some people think pollution and damage of environment are resulted from a countrydeveloping and becoming richer, which this is hard to be avoided.吀漀眀栀愀琀 extent do you agree or disagree?
Environmental problems are too big for individual countries and individual peopleto address. We have reached the stage where the only way to protect the environmentis to address it at an international level. To what extent do you agree ordisagree with this statement?
Some people think they have right to use as much freshwater as they want，others believegovernments should tightly control the use of fresh water as it is limitedresource. Discuss
With the development of technology and science, some people believe that there isno great value of artists such as musicians and painters. What are the thingsartists can do but the scientist cannot? Why should we encourage the art area? (艺术。拓展：)
Some people think that job satisfaction is more importantthan job security. Others think that people cannot expect to enjoy a job and havinga permanent job is more important. Discuss both views and give your opinion. (工作平等。拓展：农民工进城、男女同工同酬、童工、机器代替人工、贫富差距、不同人不同假期、女性领导)
Countries with a long average working time are more economicallysuccessful than those countries which do not have a long working time. To whatextent do you agree or disagree? (工作时长)
Many people believe that counties should produce food for all population eats andimport food as little as possible. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (食品安全。拓展：垃圾食品利弊、均衡饮食与健康、快餐)
Some people think that it is necessary to travel abroad to learn about other countries,but other people think that it is not necessary to travel abroad because allthe information can be seen at TV and the internet. Discuss both opinions andgive your own opinion. (旅游。拓展：游学、海外旅游的优劣势、旅游与商业、廉价航空、旅行保险)
Throughout the history, people dream to build a perfect societywhile they haven't agreed how the ideal society would be like. What is the mostimportant element you think to make a perfect society? How do people do toachieving an ideal society?
Some peoplebelieve that in order to give opportunities to new generation companies should encouragehigh level employees who are older than 55 to retire. Do you agree or disagree?Why? (老年人。拓展：年轻人是否应该担任重要职位、长寿、住养老院还是在家、退休生活、长者智慧)
Today's parents spend too little time staying with their children and use televisionto make their children keep quiet. Explain the reason and results by using yourrelevant experience. (儿童。拓展：儿童是否应严格要求)