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e.g. The workplace nowadays is trying to employ the equal number of females and males. Do you think it is a positive or negative trend?（可延伸到男女生招生问题）
e.g. 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?
e.g. Many people say that we have developed into a “throw-away” culture, because we are filling up our environment with so many plastic bags and rubbish that we cannot fully dispose of. To what extent do you agree with this opinion and what measures can you recommend reducing this problem?
e.g. Fossil fuels, such as coal, oil, natural gas, are used in many countries. But in some countries, the use of alternative sources of energy, including wind and solar power, are encouraged. Is this trend a positive or a negative development?
e.g. Some people think it is acceptable to use animals for the benefit of humans. Other people think it is wrong to exploit animals for human purposes. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
e.g. Far too little has been done to prevent animals and plants from dying out, although people have been aware of this problem for a long time. Why do people do so little about it? Give your suggestions on how to solve this problem.
e.g. Society is based on rules and laws. It could not function if individuals were free to do whatever they want. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
e.g. 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?
e.g. In many parts of the world, children and teenagers are committing more crimes. Why do you think it is the case? How should children or teenagers be punished?
e.g. Some people think the only purpose of prison is to punish crime. Others think it has other functions. Discuss the two views and give your opinions.
e.g. Nowadays, people get information through news and papers, but meanwhile are uncertain about the truth of these news. Should we believe the journalists? What qualities should a good journalist or correspondent have?
e.g. News media is important in our society. Why is it so important? Do you think its influence is generally positive or negative?
e.g. Some people think that the news media nowadays have influenced people’s lives in negative ways. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
e.g. It has been believed that people who read for pleasure have developed imagination and good language skills than those who prefer to watch TV. Do you agree or disagree?
e.g. If a product is of good quality and meets people’s needs, people will buy it. Therefore, advertising is unnecessary and is no more than a type of entertainment. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
e.g. In many countries more and more young people are leaving school but unable to find jobs. What problems do you think youth unemployment causes for individuals and the society? What measures should be taken to reduce the level of unemployment among youngsters?
e.g. Some people think that students benefit from going to private secondary schools. Others, however, feel that private secondary schools can have a negative effect on society as a whole. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
e.g. Some people think it is better for children to begin to learn a foreign language at primary school than at secondary school. What''s your opinion? Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
e.g. It is better for students at university to live far away from home than to live at home with their parents. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
e.g. Full-time university students need to spend a lot of time on study, but it is essential to get involved in other activities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
e.g. Children find it difficult to concentrate on or pay attention to school. What are the reasons? How can we solve this problem?
e.g. Air transport is increasingly used to export types of fruits and vegetables to countries where they cannot be grown or are out of season. Some people say it is a good thing, but other people think it can''t be justified. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
e.g. Food can be produced much more cheaply today because of improved fertilizers and better machinery. However, some of the methods used to do this may be dangerous to human health and may have negative effects on local communities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
e.g. Some people believe that the range of technology available to individuals today is increasing the gap between the poor people and the rich people, while some others say this has an opposite effect. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
e.g. Today, the advanced science and technology have made great changes to people’s life, but