1、The workplace nowadays is trying to employ the equal number of females and males. Do you think it is a positive or negative trend
2、Young people tend to spend money rather than save money, what are the reasons Do you think it is a positive or negative development
3、Some people think that parents have a great influence on their children, others believe that the media is a bigger influence. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
4、More and more people want to study at university, so competition of university places is increasing. Why do more people want to study at university Is it positive or negative
5、Some people think governments should protect local companies when they compete with international companies. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages
6、Government funding for universities should only be provided to the best students as scholarship and all other funding for universities should come from tuition fees and private organizations. To what extent do you agree or disagree
7、Countries with a long average working time are more economically successful than those countries which do not have a long working time. To what extent do you agree or disagree//Some countries have a long working day, which is helpful for them to become economically successful, but it also causes some negative social problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree
8、Some people believe that government should help and look after old people, but others believe that people should save money for their lives in the future. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
9、In the past, cultural and historical relics were stored in museums. But now, people can see them freely with the internet. Some people believe that museums are no longer needed in the future. To what extent do you agree or disagree
10、Some people think that education should help students to be useful to the whole society, while other people think that education should provide students with opportunities to achieve personal ambitions. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
11、More and more people choose online shopping. Some people think this trend will have positive influence (such as creating new jobs), however others think it causes many problems. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
12、Some people think that maintaining public libraries is waste of time because computer technologies have already replaced its function. Do you agree or disagree
13、Some people argue that it is better to be unemployed than to be employed in jobs they do noy enjoy. To what extent do you agree or disagree
14、Many young people leave school with a negative attitude. What are the reasons What can be done to encourage young people to study with a positive attitude
15、Some people say that history can teach us many important values and lessons, but others think it is unnecessary to learn from the past. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
16、Many fathers today stay at home and take care of their children while mothers go out to work. What are the causes of this Is this a positive or a negative development
17、Some people believe the best way to upgrade social security is to allow people to own weapons like guns. To what extent do you agree or disagree
18、Some people think that criminals should not be imprisoned. Instead, education and job training should replace the former to deal with criminals. To what extent do you agree or disagree To what extent do you agree or disagree
19、 It is more important for a building to serve a purpose than to look beautiful. Architects shouldn't worry about producing building as a work of art. Do you agree or disagree
20、Some people believe that the subjects and lesson contents should be decided by the authorities such as the government. Some people argue that teachers should make the choice. Discuss the both viewpoints and give your opinion.
21、The costs of medical health care are increasing all the time. Governments are finding it difficult to balance the health care budget. So citizens should be totally responsible for their own health costs. Do you agree or disagree