The world of work is changing rapidly, so people cannot always depend on their jobs. Analyze the reasons of such phenomenon and offer the measures to solve it.
Some people think universities should provide knowledge and skills related to future career; others think the true function of the university is to give access to knowledge for its own sake. What is your pinion of the main function of the university?
Some people say the government should pay for the health care and education, but others say that it is not the government’s responsibility. Discuss and give your opinion.
Individuals can do nothing to improve the environment, only governments and large companies can make a difference. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
People think the public library will be replaced by the computer. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think schools should select pupils according to their academic ability, and others believe pupils with different abilities should be educated together. Discuss both views and give your opinion. Use an example to support your idea.
More and more people use the mobile phone or computer to communicate, and no longer write letters to each other. Some people think the skills of letter writing will soon disappear completely. Do you agree or disagree? How important do you think letter-writing is?
It is now possible to perform. everyday tasks as banking, shopping and business transactions without meeting people face-to-face. What is the effect it may bring on the individual and the society as a whole?
The society would benefit from the ban on all forms of advertising because it serves no useful purposes and can even be damaging. To some extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
Customers are faced with increasing amounts of advertising due to the competition among companies. To what extent do you think consumers are influenced by advertisements? And what measures can be taken to protect their interests?
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Air transport is increasingly used to export fruits and vegetables to other countries where they cannot be grown or are out of season. Some people believe that this is a good thing, but others consider this use of air transport can’t be justified. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
The unpaid community service should be a compensate part in high college programs (such as helping your neighbour or teaching the children sports or working for the charity).To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays, computer is used more and more in education. Do you think in which areas computer is more important and in which areas teachers are more important？
Many developing countries are increasingly expanding their tourism industry. Why is this the case? Is it a positive development?
Nowadays, some people claim that public museums and art galleries will not be needed because people can see historical objects and works by using computer. Do you agree or disagree?
In many countries, traditional foods are being replaced by international fast foods. This is having a negative effect on both families and societies. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In some countries, schools aim to provide a general education across a range of subjects. In others, children focus on a narrow range of subjects related to a particular career. For today’s world, which of these systems is more appropriate?
Lectures were used in the past as an old way of teaching a large number of students. As new technology is now available for education, some people suggest that there is no justification for lectures. To what extent do you agree or disagree?