1 The pressure on school and university students is increasing and students are pushed to work hard when they are young. Is this a positive or a negative development?
2 The media should not report details of crimes to the public. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
3 Environmental problems should be solved by the government instead of individuals and private companies. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
4 When people move to a new country, they should accept the local culture as their own.
5 Some people think the traditional culture may be destroyed when it is used as tools to attract tourists. Some others believe that is the only way to save traditions. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
6 Advertising only improves the quantity of products sold rather than the quality of products. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
7 It is more important to pay attention to buildings’ purposes than to their appearances. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
8 Some people think economic development is the only way to measure the success of a government while others think there are other ways, such as national security, art programs or sports facilities. Discuss both views and give your own view.
9 Public libraries should be replaced by computers and the Internet. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
10 Some people think humans can exploit animals for any purpose they need. What is your opinion?