To what extent do you agree or disagree.
130105 Reading for pleasure can better develop one’s imagination and language skills than watching TV can .To what extent do you agree or disagre
e. 130110 It is said that work is the most important thing of people's life. Without the success of career, life will become meaningless. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion? 130119 Caring for children is probably the most important thing of the society. It is suggested that all mothers and fathers should be required to take the childcare training courses. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement? 130314 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? 130323 Technological progress in the past century has its negative effect, despite its remarkable contribution. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 0713 The tendency of human beings to copy one another is shown in the popularity of fashion in clothes and consumer goods. To what extent do you agree and
disagree? 0727 The restoration of old buildings in major cities in the world spends numerous government expenditures. This money should be used in new housing and road development. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 0829 Scientists believe computers will become more intelligent than human beings. Some people think the development have a positive impact, others think it is negative. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 0907 Nuclear energy is a better choice for meeting the increasing energy demand. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 1109 Some people believed that young people who commit serious crimes should be punished in the same way as adults. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Discuss both views and give your opinion.
130202≈ 080110 Some people say watching TV is bad for children in all ways, others say it is good for children to get knowledge. Discuss both views and give your opinion. 130214 Some people think young people should be free to choose their job, while others believe that they should be realistic and think about their future. Discuss
both views and give your opinion. 130216=090917 Some people think that all the lawbreakers should be taken into the prison, while others believe that there are better alternatives, (for example, doing some work or learning some skills in the community). Discuss both views and give your opinion. 130309=070901 Some people believe that studying in a college or university is the best way for students to prepare for their future career. Others think they should leave school as soon as possible to develop their career through work experience. 130418 Some people think that it is acceptable to use animals in medical research for the benefit of human beings, while other people argue that it is wrong. Discuss both views and give your opinion. 130427 Some people think that older school children should learn wide range subjects and develop knowledge, but other people think that they should only learn a small number of subjects in details. Discuss both views and give your opinion. 130606 It is a government’s responsibility to provide financial support to old people after they retire or individuals should save money for themselves. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
130608 Nowadays some countries should encourage people to buy more and more products, while others believe it is bad for the society. Discuss both views and give your opinion. 130615 A family has a great influence on children's development, but others believe that the media is a bigger influence. Discuss both views and give your opinion. 130622 It is believed that secondary school children should study international news as one of their school subjects. Others think that this is a waste of valuable school time. Discuss both views and give your opinions. 0824 Some people think that in this modern world people are getting dependent on each other. Others think the modern world gets people more independent of each other. Discuss both views and give your own opinions. 0928 Some people think they have right to use as much fresh water as they want. Others otherwise believe governments should strictly control the use of fresh water as it is limited resource. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. 1012 Some people think they have right to use as much fresh water as they want. Others otherwise believe governments should strictly control the use of fresh water
as it is limited resource. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Do you think the advantages of this development overweigh the disadvantages?
130302 ≈ 100515 Universities and colleges are now offering qualifications through distance learning from the Internet rather than teachers in the classroom. Do you think the advantages of this development overweigh the disadvantages? 0706 Space travel has been possible for some time. Some people think space tourism could help the country develop in the future. To what extent do you think space tourism is a positive or negative development? 0803 In many countries today, people in cities either live alone or in small family units, rather than in large, extended family groups. Is this a positive or negative trend? 0817 In some countries, students pay their college or university fees, while in some others, government pays for them. Do you think the advantages that government pays the money outweigh the disadvantages? 1019 Many parents these days work in other countries, taking their families with them. Do you think advantages of the development outweigh its disadvantages? 1116
Some languages are increasing in use, while the use of many others is declining. Do you think this is a positive or negative development? 1130 More and more people want to buy famous brands with clothes, cars and other items. What are the reasons? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
Reasons and effects/ reasons and solutions
130223 Not enough students choose science subjects in university in many countries. What are the reasons for this problem? What are the effects to the society? 130413 As countries develop, their populations tend to live individually or in small family units. In your opinion, what is this cause and what are the effects on society. 130511 Today, the qualities of life of people in big cities are worse. What are the causes of this problem? Any measures should be taken to solve it? 1026 Some people think the improvement of living standard only benefits cities more than rural areas. What problems do these differences cause? How to reduce this problem?