Art classes, like painting and drawing are as important as other subject, should be compulsory subject in high school. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
V ehicle free day means the private cars, trucks and motocycles are banned in city centres. Only the bus, bicycles and taxis are permitted in the city center. Do you think the benefits outweigh the disadvantages?
Somebody thinks job satisfaction is more important than job security, while others hold the opposite view: job permanent is much more important. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
The best way for the government to solve traffic congestion is to provide free public transportation 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In modern society, ambition is more and more important. How important is ambition for being successful in life? Is ambition a positive or negative characteristic?
Some people think that "vertical "City is the best, where people live and work in tall buildings. Others think that "horizontal" City is better, where there is few tall buildings. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some people think the technology makes life complex, so we should make life simpler without using the technology. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people want government to spend money on life on other planets, however, others think it is a waste of public money when the earth has so many problems.
Discuss these two views and give your own opinion.
Many young people leave school with a negative attitude towards learning. What are the reasons? How can we encourage young people to study?
Children can learn effectively through watching TV. Therefore childre n should be encouraged to watch TV regularly both at home and at school.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some said teachers’main role is to transmit the information. Nowadays students are exposed to many kinds of information, so the role of the teacher will not work in modern education. Do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
In the past, people store knowledge in the books. Nowadays people store knowledge on the internet. Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
In many countries, people decide to have children at a later age than in the past? Why? Do advantages of this development outweigh disadvantages?
In the past, people lived in the same place in their life. However, it is common that now people change their place where they live several times during their life. What are the reasons for this? Is it a positive or negative development?
Advertising has many positive economic effects, but it also has some negative effects on the society, because it will make people feel dissatisfied about who they are and what they have.
Children today find it difficult to concentrate or pay attention in schools.Why do you think causes this problem?What do we need to do to solve this problem?
Some young people commit serious crimes，such as robbery or violent attacks，some people think they should be punished in the same way as adults. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In some countries, it's possible to buy a wide variety of foods transported from other countries. To what extent the benefits outweigh its drawbacks.
The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television order to decrease the level of violent crime in society. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Detailed description of crimes on newspaper and TV can have bad consequences on society, so this kind of information should be restricted on media. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Some people think living in big cities is bad for people's health. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that university should not provide theoretical knowledge because universities should focus on practical subjects.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people believe that the country development benefits from the high-educated university students. However some people think that the large amount of young people in university only leads to high unemployment graduates.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Government funding should only be provided for the best students as scholarships. Other funding of universities should come from student fees and private organizations. To what extend do you agree or disagree?
Children in many parts of the world are given more freedom than they used to, in your opinion, is it a positive or negative trend?
Some people think parents should read or tell stories to children. Others think parents needn’t do that as children can read books or watch TV, movies by themselves. Discuss the both views and give your own opinion.
More attention is paid to being "responsible tourists" in order to preserve the cultural and environmental aspects of tourist places. However, some people think it is impossible to be a "responsible tourist" in the society. To what extant do you agree or disagree?
In many cities, planners build shops, schools, offices and homes in specific areas which may be separated form each other. Do you think the advantages outweigh disadvantages?
Students in university education should develop specialist in one subject area rather than develop a wider range of different subjects. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some groups of people have benefited from the modern communications technology but some people have not benefited at all. Do you agree or disagree?
In recent years pressure on school and university students has been increasing and they are pushed to work very hard from a young age. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?
Full-time university students should spend a lot of time in studying, but also essential to be involved in other activities. To what extend do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that any money spent by the government in supporting artiest (such as painters, musicians and writers) is better than other more important things. To what extant do you agree or disagree?
An increasing number of people change their career and place of residence several times during their lives.Do you think it is positive or negative?
Some people think that governments should do more to make their citizens have a healthy diet. Others, however, believe that individuals should be responsible for their own diet and health. Discuss both views and give your own opinions.（19/07/2014）
In some countries the widespread use of internet has given people more freedom to work or study at home instead of traveling to work or college. Do the advantages outweigh disadvantages?
Some people think that it is not necessary to travel to other places to learn about the culture. We can learn as much as from books, films, and the Internet.To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
Some people believe the purpose of education is to prepare people to be useful members for society. Others say that the purpose of education is to achieve personal ambitions. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people think young people are not suitable for important positions in the government .While other people think it is a good idea for young people to take on these positions. Disc uss both views and give your own opinion.
People can live and work anywhere they want to choose, because of improved communication technology and transport, do the advantages of this development outweigh disadvantages?
Some people believe that it is a good idea to continue to work at their old age. Do you agree or disagree?
Some people think governments should spend money on measures to save languages with few speakers from dying out completely. Others think this is a waste of financial resources. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Online shopping is replacing shopping in stores. Is it a positive or negative development?