1.Which of the following period of life do you think is the hardest? Childhood, teenager, adulthood?
2.Describe a change in your school that was initially considered by students as having negative effects on their life but later proved to be positive?
3. What do you think is the best way for the tourists to know a city?
1) Taking an organized tour
2) Visiting the museums in the city
3) Walking down the city streets
4.Your friend has to work a lot. Please suggest a hobby help him spend his weekend in a more delightful way. Explain why. Please include details and examples in your explanation.
5.What activity do you think can cultivate children's sense of responsibility?
6.Which of the following three activities do you prefer to do with a group of people rather than alone: Eat a meal, listen to music or do homework?
7.What do you think the government should do to decrease the usage of cars or other vehicles and solve the traffic problems?
8.Talk about one of the many characteristics your country has which you consider different from the features of other countries.
9.If a foreign friend is going to visit your hometown and doesn't know what to pack. What suggestions do you have for him?
10.Your community center now offers classes on the weekends for free. Which of the following classes will you choose to take?
1) financial course to help you manage money;
2) car maintenance and repair;
3) review of Latin-American music.
11.Your friend is about to drop out of campus. What kind of advice would you like to offer to him?
12.Your friend is going to a new school to study. What suggestion would you give him to help him blend in?
13. Which one of the following should a city invest?
14.Your friend always feels nervous when speaking in front of a large group of people. What suggestions would you give to your friend to overcome this fear?
15.What kind of strategy do you use to handle an overwhelming amount of work?
16. Which of the following three would you choose to do during vacation? Working as a librarian, painter in an art center, or life guard in the natatorium?
17.If your university is going to invite someone to give a speech, who do you think they should invite? A businessman, a scientist or a politician?
18.If you have a chance to learn new things, what do you want to learn: play a sport, fly a plane, play a new instrument?
19.Which of the following has the greatest impact on students' life?
1) electronic books
2) smart phones
3) online courses
20.What should parents do to help their children to succeed in school?
1.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents should not allow their children to participate in any form of sport (football, basketball, ice hockey...) in order to protect their health from any form of injury.
2.Do you agree or disagree that teachers should encourage students to have discussions during class? Give specific reasons and details in your response.
3.Agree or disagree：children are leading much easier lives than adults.
4.Do you agree or disagree that students would learn more if the teachers assign them with more schoolwork?
5.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Technology devices distance people far more now than before.
6.Some people like to take less informative but interesting lectures. Others like to take boring but more content rich lectures. Which do you prefer?
7.Do you agree or disagree that it is important for young people to learn skills like cooking, sewing and caring for others?
8.Agree or disagree: when reaching 65 years old, people should not be allowed to work any more?
9.Some people prefer to start their homework ahead; while others only get down to it before the due day. Which do you think is better and also why?
10.Some students prefer to take a test where they must write an essay to a question. Other students prefer to take a test with objective questions. Which type of exam question do you prefer? Give reasons and examples in your explanation.
11.Do you agree or disagree with the statement that children under the age of 18 should be allowed to vote?
12.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Organizing time is challenging and important for college students.
13.Some people prefer to celebrate special occasions like birthdays with their friends. Others prefer to be alone at such occasions. Which do you prefer?
14.Do you agree or disagree that to succeed we need to make enemies?
15.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: For the success of business, it is important to be friendly and outgoing?
16.Someone choose to work in a small company or organization with a few workers. Others prefer to work in a large company or organization with thousands of employees. Which do you think is better?
17.Do you prefer listening to music or doing nothing when you go from a place to another?
18.Some people like to share their thoughts through publications like newspapers and blogs. Others prefer to only share them with friends. Which one do you prefer?
19.What is your opinion on the following statement: students should be allowed to take snacks and beverage into classrooms?
20.If there's something you want to buy, do you prefer saving money yourself to buy it or ask someone to borrow some money to buy it?
1.All university students should be required to take basic science courses even if it is not the field of their study.
2.Teachers should be paid at least as much as doctors, lawyers or business leaders are paid.
3.Some people believe going on field trips is better for children’s education (eg. going to museum), while others think it is better for children to study in the classroom at school. Which one do you prefer and explain why.
4.Which is better for children's education: 9-month study and 3-month break or 11-month study and 1-month break?
5.Parents must have strict rules to help their children to be successful.
6.If you are selecting a leader for a student organization, honesty is the most important to consider in deciding whom to vote for.
7.In order to succeed, it is better to be like others rather than different from everybody else.
8.Some people always follow their dreams even if the dreams are ambitious. Some think we should focus on achieving realistic goals. Which do you agree with?
9.A challenging and interesting job is better than a job with long vacations.
10.It is better to spend money on traveling and vacation than save money for the future.
11.As modern life becomes more complex, it is essential for young people to have the ability to plan and organize.
12.When people spend a lot of time watching sports on television or following their favorite team, it has negative effects
on their lives.
13.Playing sports teaches people important lessons about life.
14.In order to attract more tourists, the government should improve the safety by hiring more police or improve the cityscape by improving old buildings and streets.
15.The government, instead of individuals, should cover Internet fees. The Internet is as important as other service such as
building roads so that the government should make Internet access to all the citizens at no cost.
16.People are more willing to help those who they don't know than they were in the past.
17.Which way do you think is the best way for a student to make new friends?
-joining a sports team;
-participating in community activities;
18.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?If you and someone have been friends for a long time, you continue your friendship even if he or she does something you don't like.
19.It is better to finish a project completely and then do another project than do two or more projects at the same time.
20.Although science and technology will continue to improve, the most significant improvement for the quality of people's lives has already taken place.