1.If your friends’ family member were sick, what would you do to comfort him?
2.Some schools require students to evaluate their professors. Talk about the advantage and disadvantage of doing this.
3.University students encounter many difficult challenges in their studies. Which challenge do you think is the most difficult one and how do you deal with it?
4.Final is coming, and your friend often oversleeps and misses the class. Will you help your friend to study while you also have a lot of exams?
5.A lot of experienced and inexperienced climb mountains every year, which one of the following adjectives would you use to describe this experience? Adventurous, frightening or foolish?
6.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?
7.The university international office is going to hold a social event. Which one of the following choices do you think is the best?
1)international food fair
2)international music festival
3)international film festival
8.There is going to have students’ TV show. Which show would you like to watch? Please Give your reasons.
1)Interview school leaders
2)Students’ debate on political and social topics
3)Comedy about school life
9.Some professors prefer to give regular quizzes. Some prefer to give surprising quizzes. Please talk about the advantages and/or disadvantages of surprising quizzes.
10.Your school decides to stop investing in a student club. Which one do you think they should give up, the hiking club or the speech and debate club?
11.Describe an occasion in your country where people give gifts to each other and a kind of gift that’s common.
12.Talk about the advantage and disadvantage of being active on social media.
13.Your friend is about to drop out of campus. What kind of advice would you like to offer to him?
14.Which of the following classes is the most attractive to students?
2)History of rock music
15.What activity do you think can cultivate children's sense of responsibility?
16.If you are a teacher of a tutor group and you are going to take students to a study trip, where would you take them to?
1)A science museum
2)A local farm
3)A theater performance
17.If you are the group leader of a photography club, which of the following three activities would you choose for your club members?
1)Taking them to a photography exhibition
2)Reading an essay about photography
3)Going on a field trip to take photos
18.Teachers now tend to give students group assignment instead of individual assignment. Talk about the advantage and disadvantage of it.
19.When going to college, which do you think is the most important factor to consider when looking for an apartment?
1)Friendliness of roommates
2)Near stores and restaurants
3)Size of the room
20.What are the advantages of moving to a new place to study and work?
1.Do you agree or disagree that it's acceptable for students to disagree with their instructors?
2.Do you think the boss should supervise his employee when they are working, or give his employee more freedom in work?
3.Which do you think is more important: spend more time accompanying your families or work and study?
4.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Professors should not let the students record their lectures.
5.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents should not let children choose jobs (such as an athlete or an artist) which are difficult to become successful.
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.Some people believe that the library should be a place for students to have meetings and discussions; while others believe that the library is supposed to be a quiet place where students can focus on their study. Which one do you prefer and why?
8.Do you agree or disagree that to succeed we need to make enemies?
9.Do you agree or disagree that one of the best ways to learn about a country is to watch its TV shows?
10.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? With the popularity of the technology that focuses on entertainment, people read fewer books than before.
11.Your school is planning to ban library computers from accessing social media websites. Do you agree or disagree with such a plan?
12.Some people prefer sending messages; while others prefer making phone calls directly. Which one do you prefer?
13.When you disagree with your friends or family on certain things, would you like to convince them or let them keep their own opinion?
14.Some teachers prefer to answer students’ questions while they are delivering a lecture. Some teachers prefer to answer their questions when the lecture is over. Which one do you prefer? Why?
15.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? All students should attend social activities such as join a club or a sports team in school.
16.Some people prefer live music; while others prefer recorded music. Which do you prefer and why? Please include reasons and examples to support your response.
17.Some kids like to play games outdoors, and some kids like to play inside their house. Which did you prefer when you were a kid? Why?
18.Your community has received a large amount of donation, should it be used to construct a playground for children or build a garden for the community?
19.Imagine that you have been accepted by two different universities. One university is well-known for its excellent academic program, but it’s expensive; while another is less well-known, but has offered you with scholarship to pay for your intuition fee. Which university would you prefer, explain why.
20.Do you think it is reasonable to give a lower grade to the assignment that hand in after deadline?
1.A lot of high school students now cheat in homework assignments, by asking other students for answers. Which of the following do you think is the most efficient way to stop?
-asking parents to help stop the students from cheating
-penalty or punishment to the students
-asking teacher to create homework assignment that cannot be easily cheated
2.Most adults believe that modern children (5-10 years old) behave worse than those in the past. What action parents should take do you think will have the most positive effect on children to help them be have better like respecting and treating others kindly?
1)limit the types of the TV programs and movies they watch
2)spend more time talking with children
3)supervise and monitor children while they are playing with their friends
Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
3.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Universities should require every graduation students to take public speaking courses. Give specific examples and details to support your answer.
4.Which area the government should fund to improve children’s education?
1)hiring more teachers to teach in a small class
2)preschool education before kindergarten
3)providing some training courses so that teachers can be more professional
5.Which one do you think is the most important factor that affect the lasting time of friendship?
1)help each other when one is in emergency
2)have the same interests
3)trust each other completely