In order to attract more tourists, the government could either improve safety by hiring more police or improve its appearance by repairing old buildings and streets. Which way do you think is more effective?
Public museums and art galleries are not needed because people could see historical objects and works by using computers. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Shops should not be allowed to sell any food and drinks that has been scientifically proved to be bad for people's health. Agree or disagree?
The international community must act immediately to ensure that all countries reduce their consumption of fossil fuels, such as gas and oil. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that governments should do more to make their citizens eat a healthy diet. Others believe that individuals must take responsibility for their own diet and health. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
In developing countries, some people think governments should introduce new technology for people in order to improve quality of life, while others believe governments should offer free education. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Governments are encouraging industries and businesses to move from large cities to regional areas. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
It is important for all towns and cities to have large public spaces, such as squares and parks. Is this a positive or negative development?
Some people think getting old is entirely bad. However, others think that life of the elderly in modern world is much easier than in the past. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people think that success in life comes from hard work and determination, while others think that there are more important factors such as money and appearance. Discuss both views give your opinion.
Some people think that all young people should be required to have full-time education until they are at least 18 years old. To some extent do you agree or disagree?
Educating children is expensive and in some countries the government pays some or all of the costs. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages?
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Grandparents cannot give useful advice to their grandchildren because the world of today and the world of 50 years ago are too different.
Employers should give their staff at least four weeks’ holiday. It can make them perform better in their work. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that it is better for peopleto be unemployed than people to be employed but they do not enjoy，to what extent do you agree or disagree?
Many people believe that social networking sites (such as Facebook) have had a negative impact on individuals and society. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement.