Some people believe that if the police force carries guns, it would encourage a higher level of violence in the society. To what extent do you agree or disagree？
In many parts of the world children and teenagers are committing more crimes. Why do you think it is the case? How should children or teenagers be punished?
Some people think most crimes are the result of circumstances like poverty and other social problems. Others believe that they are caused by people who are bad in nature. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some people who have been in prison become good citizens later. Some people think that they are the best people to talk to school students the danger of committing a crime. Do you agree or disagree?
Some people believe that the best way to build a happier society is to ensure that there are only small differences between the richest and the poorest members. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
It is important for all towns and cities to have large public outdoor places like squares and parks. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In many countries today, both men and women need to work full time. Therefore, some people think men and women should share household tasks equally (e g. cleaning and looking after children). To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Employers should give its staff at least four weeks of holidays a year to make employees do better in their jobs. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
The major cities in the world are growing fast and many problems occur. What are the problems that young people live in cities are faced with？ What solutions do you suggest？
In recent years, young people in many countries choose to live by themselves. What are the reasons and is it positive or negative for the development of the society？
Some people think it is more important to plant more trees in open area in towns and cities than provide more housing. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Older people who need employment have to compete with younger people. What problem does this cause and what are the solutions？
Because of traffic and housing problems in the cities，the government encourages business move to the rural area. Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
As well as making money, businesses should also have social responsibilities. Do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays, most people learn academic study in university, but others think we should encourage to learn vocational skills more, do you agree or disagree?
In some countries, secondary schools aim to provide a general education across a range of subjects. In others, children focus on a narrow range of subjects related to a particular career. Which do you think is appropriate in today’s world?
Some people think that the governments of developing countries should introduce new technology to improve the quality of life, while some people believe that the best way is to develop education. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
The best way to teach children to cooperate is through team sports at school. What extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people say that arts subject such as painting or drawing should not be made compulsory for high school students. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people believe that the range of technologies available to individuals will increase the gap between the rich and the poor. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people believe that students at schools and universities can learn more from teachers than from the internet. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays, people in some countries can choose to live and work anywhere they want because of the improvement of the transportation and communication technologies. Discuss the benefits and the drawbacks of the phenomenon.
Some people believe that it is neither possible nor useful for a country to provide university places with high proportion to young people. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people believe that rich countries provide poorer countries with other types of help rather than financial aid. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
The development of technologies is causing environmental problems. Some people believe that the solution is for everyone to adopt a simpler way of life while others say that technologies can solve these problems. Discuss the both viewpoints and give your own opinion.
Today, most of people understand the importance of protecting the environment, while some people think individuals are too weak to take actions and make a difference. Discuss why do such people hold this opinion and tell what should be done to solve the problem.