2010年1月9日 Some people believe that the charity organizations should give aid to those in greatest need, wherever they live. Some people believe that the charity organizations would better concentrate on helping people who live in own country instead. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. 2010年1月14日 In today’s world, it is private companies rather than government who pay for and carry out most on scientific research. To what extent do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages? 2010年1月23日 The gap between the rich and the poor is becoming much wider, the rich richer, the poor even poorer. What problems can the situation cause and give the solutions. 2010年1月30日 Today there is a great increase in anti-social behavior and lack of respect to others. What are the causes of this? What measures can be taken to reduce this problem? 2010年2月6日 Some people think that politicians have the greatest influence on the world. Other people, however, believe that scientists have the greatest influence. Discuss both of views and give your own opinion.
Air travel only benefits the rich people and the majority of people cannot take any advantage of the development of aircrafts. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年2月20日 Most countries want to improve the standard of living through economic development; however, others think the social value is lost as a result of economic development. To what extent do you think the advantages of economic development outweigh its disadvantages?
2010年2月27日 Technologies have developed very fast in the past 100 years. However, some people think that technological progress has brought negative effects to the humanity. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
2010年3月6日 A recent survey shows that in many countries across the world people are generally living longer. But an increased life expectancy has many implications for the aging individuals and for the society as a whole. What are the possible effects of a longer life expectancy on individuals and the society?
2010年3月18日 Some people think zoos are cruel and all the zoos should be closed. However, some people think zoos are useful to protect the rare animals. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
2010年3月20日 More and more machines are being used in human work. To what extent do
you think the positive impact of this development outweighs its negative impact on individuals or society?
2010年3月27日 Studies show that children spend more time watching TV now than in the past and thus spend much less time doing active and creative things. Why do you think this is the case? What measures and methods can be employed to tackle this?
2010年4月10日 Some people think that the increasing use of the cheap air travel has brought many benefits; others believe this development has drawbacks on the environment and world’s resources. Discuss on both sides. What is your opinion?
2010年4月15日 Some people think that men and women have different qualities. Therefore, some certain jobs are suitable for men and some jobs are suitable for women. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年4月17日 Some people think that governments should take actions to change the way individuals live. Others believe individuals should be allowed to choose their own way of life. Discuss on both sides. What is your opinion?
2010年4月24日 Some people suggest that everyone in the world should own a car, a TV and a fridge. To what extent do you think the disadvantages of such a development
outweigh its advantages?
2010年5月8日 Schools should concentrate on teaching students the academic subjects that will be useful for their future careers. Subjects such as music and sports are not useful. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年5月15日 Nowadays, distance-learning programs are such common thing for us (the study material by post, by Internet), but some people argue that courses can never be taken as good as those by attending in a college or university in person. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年5月20日 Some people think that children should obey rules and listen to their parents and teachers; others believe less control on the part of teachers and parents will help children deal with adult life better. Discuss on both sides and give your opinion.
2010年5月29日 Many young people today leave school with a negative attitude towards learning. Why do you think this is happing? What can be done to encourage a positive attitude to learning in young people?
2010年6月6日 Students from rural areas often find it difficult to get access to university education. Some people believe that universities should make give some special treatment for these students to get college education. To what extent do you
agree or disagree?
2010年6月17日 To what extent do you agree that societies benefit from international tourism and business?
2010年6月19日 An increasing number of people today change their career and place of residence several times during their lives. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?
2010年6月26日 International travel often makes people have some prejudices about the countries they visit rather than making them broad-minded. What are the main causes of this phenomenon? What do you think should be done so that people can get better understanding of the countries they visit?
2010年7月10日 More and more young people hold important positions in government. Some people think it is not suitable but others think otherwise. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
2010年7月15日 Some people think adults should learn practical skills by themselves, while others think they should learn from teachers. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
The movement of people in agricultural areas to cities has become a major trend in recent years. What are some of the problems this has given rise to? Give your suggestions as to how to solve these problems.
2010年7月31日 University students should pay all the costs of their studies because university education benefits only individuals but not the society as a whole. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年8月5日 In many parts of the world children and teenagers are committing more crimes. Why is this case happening? How should children or teenagers be punished?
2010年8月14日 As major cities grow, there appear more problems. What are some of the problems young people living in these cities are facing with this continued growth? How can we solve these problems?
2010年8月21日 Many charities or organizations use a particular day, for example, National Children's Day, Non-smoking Day, to publicize their activities. Why do these organizations use these special days? How effective is this?
2010年8月28日 City planners locate schools, offices, hospitals and homes in specific areas which are separated from each other. To what extent do you think the advantages
of this outweigh its disadvantages?
2010年9月4日 Almost anyone can use a cell phone to answer work calls and home calls at any place 7 days a week. Some people think this development has negative effects on both individuals and society. Do you agree or disagree?
2010年9月11日 Nowadays live animals are used for the testing of newly developed medicines. Some people think this is very cruel and unnecessary. However, others believe that it is justified in the interest of human beings. Discuss these two points of view and give your own opinion.
2010年9月16日 Society is based on rules and laws. It would not function if individuals are free to do whatever they want to. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年9月25日 A recent study shows that children aged between 7 and 11 spend too much time watching television or playing video games. How do you think this problem influence the children, their families and the society? What measures should be taken to solve this problem?
2010年10月9日 Many countries have introduced a law that limits the number of hours employers can have their employees work. Why do you think such a law is introduced? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
2010年10月14日 In some countries, it is illegal for employers to reject someone applying for a job for his or her age, what do you think about it? Is it positive or negative?
2010年10月23日 Pollution and environmental damages result from a country developing and becoming richer. And these problems can't be avoided. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
2010年10月30日 Some people think that by paying taxes they have made enough contribution to their society, others think there are more responsibilities than paying taxes. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
2010年11月4日 Some parents need to spend time on reading or telling stories to Children, while others think Children can read through a variety of sources, such as book, TV and internet by themselves. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
2010年11月6日 Everybody should stay in school until 18. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年11月20日 Some people have benefited from modern communication technology, and some people haven’t benefited from it at all. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this point?
2010年11月27日 In some countries, small town-centre shops are out of business because people are driving to large out-of-town stores. As a result, people without cars have limit access to shops, so more and more people buy cars. Do you think advantages of this development outweigh disadvantages?
2010年12月4日 In the past, important knowledge about culture and history was stored in museums. Nowadays, information is freely available on the Internet, therefore, there is no longer any need for museums. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2010年12月11日 Scientists now find that people have health damage because they eat too much junk food. Some people think the answer to this problem is to educate people to eat less junk food, but some people think education will not work. Discuss these two points and give your opinion. 2010年12月16日 Young people are often influenced in their behaviors and situations by others in the same age. This is called “peer pressures”. Do the disadvantages outweigh the advantages?
2010年12月18日 Some people say that the teaching method with a teacher and students in a classroom will not exist by the year 2050. To what extent do you agree or disagree?