1.Multicultural societies, where people of different ethnic groups live together, can bring more benefits than drawbacks to a country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2.Some people want government to spend money on life on other planets, however, others think it is a waste of public money when the earth has so many problems. Discuss these two views and give your own opinion.
3.Some people believe the purpose of education is to prepare people to be useful members for society. Others say that the purpose of education is to achieve personal ambitions. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
4.People's shopping habits depend more on the age group they belong to than any other factor. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
5.Machines have replaced physical work in many industries. Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
6.These days, people in many cities know little about their neighbors and do not have a sense of community. What do you think are the causes and what solutions can you suggest?
7.Some people think that cultural traditions will be destroyed as they are used as money-making attractions, while others think it is the only way so save them. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
8.In some countries, more people choose to live by themselves in recent years, why is the case? Is it a positive or negative development for society?
9.More and more people buy and use their own car. Do you think the advantages of this trend for individuals overweigh the disadvantages for environment?
10.Many young people leave school with a negative attitude towards learning. What are the reasons? How can we encourage young people to study?
11.Some people think teaching children different abilities together benefits everyone; others think intelligent children should be taught separately and given special treatment. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
12.When new towns are planned, it is important to build more public parks or sports facilities than shopping centers for people to spend their free time. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
13.Some people believe that parents should take punishments for the crime of their children. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
14.In many countries, people decide to have children at a later age than in the past? Why? Do advantages of this development outweigh disadvantages?
15.Some people think that "vertical "City is the best, where people live and work in tall buildings. Others think that "horizontal" City is better, where there is few tall buildings. Discuss both views and give your opinion.