Work and Life
Agree/ Disagree

It is more important for the government to spend money on promoting the healthy lifestyle to prevent illness rather than on the treatment of people ...

Mar 2009
Work and Life
Agree/ Disagree

Housing shortage in big cities can cause severe social consequences. Some people think only government actions can solve this ...

May 2006
Work and Life
Problem/Solution

More and more people use private cars instead of taking public transport. What are the reasons for this trend? How can the government encourage ...

Aug 2006
Work and Life
Discuss both views

Many countries spend a lot of money on art. Some people think investment in art is necessary, but others say money is better spent in improving ...

Sep 2007
Work and Life
Agree/ Disagree

Some people say that it is the responsibility of individuals to save money for their own care after they retire.

Aug 2007
Technology and Inventions
Discuss both views

Nowadays, technological developments are causing environmental problems. Many people think that we should live a simpler life while others believe ...

Feb 2009
Technology and Inventions
Agree/ Disagree

Leisure is a growing industry, but people no longer entertain themselves as much as they used to because the use of modern technology has made them ...

Feb 2005
Technology and Inventions
Two-part

There are social, medical and technical problems associated with the use of mobile phones. What forms do they take? Do you agree that the problems ...

Jan 2006
Technology and Inventions
Agree/ Disagree

Earlier technological advances brought more benefits and changed the lives of ordinary people more than recent technological ...

Jul 2006
Education and Learning
Agree/ Disagree

In modern society, many people think primary schools should teach science and technology rather than history and geography, which are useless and ...

Jun 2009
Education and Learning
Discuss both views

Some people think museums should be enjoyable places and entertain young people. Others think the purpose of museums is to educate, not ...

Apr 2009
Education and Learning
Advantage/ Disadvantage

Some teachers say students should be organized into groups to study, while others argue that students should be made to study alone.

Jan 2005
Education and Learning
Discuss both views

Some people think history has nothing or little to tell us, but others think that studying the past can help us better understand the ...

Apr 2006
Work and Life
Discuss both views

In some countries, secondary schools aim to provide a general education across a wide range of subjects. In others, children focus on a narrow range ...

Jul 2007
Work and Life
Discuss both views

Some people prefer to stay in the same type of work all their life, while others prefer to change their jobs from time to time.

Jun 2009