Work and Life
Two-part

Competitiveness is a positive quality for people in most societies. How does competitiveness affect individuals? Is it a positive or negative trend?

Sep 2018

Education and Learning
Advantage/ Disadvantage

Some teachers think that international student exchange programs would be beneficial for all teenage school students.
Do you think its advantages will outweigh the disadvantages?

Sep 2018

Education and Learning
Agree/ Disagree

Scientific research should be carried out and controlled by governments rather than private companies.
Do you agree or disagree?

Feb 2018

Computers and the Internet
Advantage/ Disadvantage

Research shows that business meetings, discussions and training are happening online nowadays. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?

Jan 2018

Media and Advertising
Agree/ Disagree

The media should include more stories which report good news.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

May 2018

Computers and the Internet
Agree/ Disagree

Maintaining public libraries is a waste of money since computer technology can replace their functions. Do you agree or disagree?

Jan 2018

Travel and Tourism
Agree/ Disagree

Nowadays, international tourism is the biggest industry in the world. Unfortunately, international tourism creates tension rather than understanding between people from different cultures.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

Jun 2018

Others
Advantage/ Disadvantage

Large shopping malls are replacing small shops. Do you think it is a positive or negative development?

Jun 2018

Work and Life
Advantage/ Disadvantage

In many places, people’s lifestyles are changing rapidly, and this affects family relationships.

Do you think the advantages of such developments outweigh the disadvantages?

Jun 2018

Others
Agree/ Disagree

Traffic and housing problems could be solved by moving large companies, factories and their employees to the countryside.

Do you agree or disagree?

Jun 2018

Education and Learning
Discuss both views

Many people say that universities should only offer places to young students with the highest marks, while others say they should accept people of all ages, even if they did not do well at school.

Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Jul 2018

Technology and Inventions
Agree/ Disagree

The range of technology available to people is increasing the gap between the rich and the poor. Others think it has an opposite effect.

Discuss both views and give your opinions.

May 2018