Some children find some subjects such as mathematic and philosophy too difficult to learn, so some people argue that those subjects should be optional rather than compulsory. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
The best way for a country to prepare for the future is to invest more resources in its young people. How true do you think of it? What is the best way to invest resources?
In many countries, the proportion of older people is steadily increasing. Does this trend have more positive or negative effects on the society?
Some people think that Olympic Games are an exciting event and can promote the communication between different countries, while others think it is a waste of money. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Anyone can post information on the Internet. Some people think most of what we read on the Internet is inaccurate. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Films and computer games containing violence are popular. Some people say they have negative effect on society and should be banned. Others say they are just harmless relaxation. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people think that the government should invest more money in teaching science than other subjects for the progress of the country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people claim that newspaper is the best way to get latest information because it has more influence than other forms of media. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think job satisfaction is more important than job security, while others believe that having a permanent job is better than enjoying the job. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
With the rapid economic development, people living in developed and developing countries both have become richer than before. But studies show that people in developing countries feel happier than before, while those in developed countries do not. Discuss the reasons and lessons we can learn from it.
Today food travels thousands of miles from the farm to the consumers. What are the reasons? Is it a positive or a negative trend?
Human activities have negative effects on plants and animal species. Some people think that it is too late to do anything about this problem. Other people believe that effective measures can be taken to improve this situation. Discuss both views and give your opinions.
More and more people are interested in finding out their family history. Why has this happened? Is this a positive or negative development?
Some people think developing countries should invite foreign companies to open branches, offices and factories to promote their economies. Others say that they should keep the foreign companies out and depend more on their own local companies. Describe both views and give your opinion.
Some people believe that governments should make investment in building public libraries in every town, while others think it is a waste of money because we have access to information via Internet. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
Some people think that social skills are as important as academic qualifications. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Most of the urgent problems can only be solved with international cooperation. To what extent do you agree or disagree？
Some people think that young people should follow traditions of their society, and others think young people should be free to behave as they will. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
The spread of multinational companies and the increase of globalization produces positive effects for everyone. To what extent to you agree or disagree?
Some people think the technology makes life complex, so we should make the life simpler without using the technology. To what extent do you agree or disagree?