The trend of the proportion of older people is increasing steadily.Is it positive or negatibe to society?
In some cultures,the old age is highly valued while in other cultures youth is highly valued.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some people think it is government's responsiblity to provide financial support to old people after they retire while others think individuals should save money for themselves.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
There are more young criminals nowadays.What are the causes?How should we improve this situation?(母题)
Some people think all lawbreakers should be taken into prison,others believe that there are better alternatives.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Young people who commit serious crimes should be punished in the same way as adults.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some think most crimes are the result of circumstances e.g.poverty and other social problems.Others believe that most crimes are caused by people who are bad by nature.Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
It is better for people to be unemployed rather than to be employed without a job they enjoy.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people argue that job satisfaction is more important than job security.Other people think one should hold a permanent job.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
A large number of young people cannot find a job after leaving school.What problems will youth unemployment cause for individuals and society?What measures should be taken to reduce the level of umemployment among young people?
some people think young people should be free to choose his or her job,but other people think they should be realistic and think more about their future.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
In today's world of advanced science and technology,we still greatly value our artists such as musicians,painters and writers.What can arts tell us about life that science and technology cannot?
Some people think the government should spend more money on public services rather than waste money on arts(music and painting).To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In recent years,responsible tourists have paid attention to preserving both the culture and the environment of the places they visit.Some people think it is possible to be a responsible tourist.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Many parents these days work in other countries,taking their families with them.Do you think the advantages of the development outweigh its disadvantages?
Some languages are increasing in use while many others are declining.Do you think this is a positive or negative development?
Many countries spend a lot of money preparing competitors to take part in major sports competitions such as the Olympics,the football World Cup.It would be better to spend this money encouraging children to take up sports from a young man.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Holding Olympic Games is an exciting event.Some people think it has positive effects while others argue it is a waste of money.Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Currently,anyone can post information on the Internet.Therefore,most information on the Internet might be inaccurate.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays,people all over the world are watching foreign films much more than locally produced films.Why?Should government give more financial support to local film industry?
The spread of multinational companies and globalisation produce positive effects for everyone.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Environmental problems are too big for individual countries and individual people to address.We have reached the stage where the only way to protect the environment is to address it at an international level.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Many people think cheap air travel should be encouraged because it gives ordinary people freedom to travel further.However,others think this leads to environmental problem,so air travel should be more expensive in order to discourage people from having it.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Nuclear energy is the best source of power in meeting ever-increasing energy needs.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think they have right to use as much fresh water as they want,while others believe governments should strictly control the use of fresh water as it is the limited resource.Discuss both views and give your own opinion.