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Some people say air travel only benefits rich people. Do you think the advantages outweigh disadvantages? 2010 1 23
The gap between the rich and the poor is becoming wider. technological progress in the last century has brought negative effects upon society. 2010 2 20
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Today there is an increase in anti-social behavior and lack of respect to others among young people. 3. The rich is growing richer and the poor is growing poorer. however.2. as aresult.
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. 3. Discuss both views and give your opinion. To what extent do you agree ordisagree? 2010 2 11
Some people say politicians promote the development of society.
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Some people hold that despite the remarkable achievement of technology.
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. What are the possible effects of longer life expectancy for individuals and society? 2010 3 18
Some people think that zoos are cruel and all zoos should be closed. Discuss these two points of view. others think that this may make it harder for children to deal with difficulties in their later life in adulthood. Discuss these both views and give your opinion. However. some people think zoos are useful to protect rare animals.2010
Survey shows that many people are living longer. which would be helpful for their future careers. What impacts could this bring onto individuals and society? 2010 3 27
Studies suggested that children now spend more time on watching TV than they did in the past and spend less on doing active or creative things. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 2010 5 15 ( 2008 10 23 )
Nowadays. Why do you think this is case? What measurement and methods can be used to handle this? 2010 4 10 ( 2008 6 14 )
Some people think that the increase of cheap air travel has brought about many benefits while others argue that this development has its drawbacks to the world s environment and resources. 2010 3 20
More and more works are now done by machines. increased life expectancy has many implications for the aging individuals and for society as a whole. To What extent do you agree or disagree? 2010 4 17
Some think governments should change the way individuals live while others believe they should choose their lifestyles by themselves. and subjects like music and sport are not useful. However. 2010 5 29
Many young people today leave school with a negative attitude towards learning. What s your opinion? 2010 4 15
Some people think that men and women have different qualities and therefore some certain jobs are suitable for men and others are suitable for women. Discuss both views and give your opinion. but some people argue that they are not as good as attending a college or university in person. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 2010 5 20 ( 2008 6 21 )
Some people think that children should obey rules that parents and teachers want them to do. 2010 4 24
It has been suggested that everyone in the world want to own a car. Do you think disadvantages of such a development outweigh advantages? 2010 5 8
Some people consider that school education should be concentrated on academic subjects. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
it creates prejudice rather than broadens our mind. some organizations and charities publicize their activities by introducing special days every year like National Children's Day and Non-smoking Day. international tourism is the biggest industry in the world. Is this positive or negative to development? 2010 6 26
Nowadays. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 2010 6 17
Airtravel and telecommunications brought about increasing contacts and closer relationships with foreigners. Some people think it is not suitable but others think otherwise. Why do you think this is the case and how can we solve this problem? 2010 7 10
More and more young people hold important positions in government. 2010 7 15
Some people think adults should learn practical skills by themselves. To what extent do you agree? 2010 8 5
In many parts of the world children and teenagers are committing more crimes. Unfortunately. To what extent do you agree that societies benefit from international tourism and business? 2010 6 19
An increasing amount of people today change their career and place of residence several times during their lives. Do you agree the advantages of this policy overweigh the 6
. Why do they introduce special days and what effects does this have? 2010 8 28
In many cities.this is happening? What can be done to encourage a positive attitude to learning in young people? 2010 6 5 2008 9 27 )
Students from poor background such as rural areas often find it difficult to access to university education. homes. which were widely separate from each other. offices. Why is this case happening? How should children or teenagers be punished? 2010 8 14
What problems for the young people living in major city are caused by the city development? How to solve? 2010 8 21
Nowadays. planners locate schools. while others think they should learn from teachers. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. Discussboth views and give your own opinion. 2010 7 17
The movement of people from agricultural areas to cities to work can cause serious problems in both places. and shops in specific areas. so people think universities should make it easy for them to study at. What are the serious problems and what measures can be taken to solve this problem? 2010 7 31
University students should pay all the cost of their studies because university benefits individuals more than the society as a whole.
Do you agree or disagree? 2010 9 25
Children nowadays spend too much time on watching television and playing video games. and society. Discuss both of these views and give you own opinion. think it's not right to do that. while others think parents need not do that. 7
. people without cars have limited access to out-of town stores. Discuss both views and give your opinion. 2010 11 04
Some people think parents should read or tell stories to children. As a result. Some think this cannot be avoided. or 7 days a week. Without laws and rules people might do anything they want. Do you agree or disagree? 2010 9 11
Some people think it's necessary to use animals for testing medicines intended for human use. Report the measures to solve the problem. Others. however. 2010 10 9
Some countries have introduced a law to limit working hours for employees. To what extent do you agree ordisagree? 2010 10 30
Some people think paying taxesi s a big enough contribution to their society. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Technologically disadvantaged population/// serve those underserved 2010 11 27
In some countries. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. Why is this law introduced? Do you think it is a positive or a negative development? 2010 10 14
In some countries.disadvantages? 2010 9 4
Anyone can use a mobile phone to answer the work call and home call at any place. as children can read books. while others think people have more responsibilities as members of society than only paying taxes. but some people have not benefited from it at all. 2010 11 06
Everyone should stay in school until they reach the age of 18. Is this a positive or negative development? 2010 10 23
Pollution and other environmental problems are resulting from a country's developing and becoming richer. it is illegal for companies to reject job applicant for their age. watch TV or movies by themselves. 2010 9 16
Society should be based on laws and rules. Some people think this development has negative effects on both individuals and society. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 2010 11 20
Some people have benefited from modern communications technology. families. small town-centre shops are going out of business because people tend to drive to large out-of-town stores. Describe the effects on children.
preserving and exhibiting 2010 12 11
Scientists say that junk food is harmful to people's health. Do you agree or disagree?
. documenting.and it may result in an increase in the use of cars. while others say education does not work. Discuss both sides and give your own opinion. 2010 12 16
Young people are often influenced in their behaviors and situations by others in the same age. This is called peer pressure". Do the disadvantages outweigh the advantages? 2010 12 18
Some people think typical teaching of a teacher and students in the class will not exist by the year 2050. Do you think the disadvantages of this change outweigh its advantages? 2010 12 04 2007 6 9
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? Collecting. Some say the way to ask people to eat less fast food is to educate them.