To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Reports show that it is increasingly expensive to keep museums open to the public. Find the best ways to fund them (governments, business, or individuals).
1.Inmodern life, it is no longer acceptable to use animals as food or in other products, like clothing and medicine. To what extent do youagree or disagree?
2.Citydwellers seldom socialize with their neighbors today, and the senseof community has been lost. Why did this happen? And how can this besolved?
3.Somepeople think that getting old is entirely bad, while others thinkthat life of the elderly in modern world is much better than in thepast. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
4.Theworld has many towns and cities constructed in previous centuriesthat were suitable and livable for people in those times. Whatproblems will these ancient towns cause today? And what should bedone to deal with that?
5.Somepeople think they have right to use as much fresh water as theywant, while others believe that governments should strictly controlthe use of fresh water as it is limited resource. Discuss both viewsand give your own opinion.
6.Nowadays,the gap between the rich and the poor is becoming wider in some countries of the world. What problems can this situation cause? Whatsolutions should be taken?
7.People’sshopping habits depend more on the age group they belong to than other factors. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
8.Moreand more people want to buy famous brands of clothes, cars and other items. What are the reasons? Do you think it is a positive ornegative development?
9.Children’seducation is expensive and the governments of some countries pay some of or all of the costs. Do advantages of this outweigh itsdisadvantages?
10.Researchesshow that overeating is as harmful as smoking. Therefore, advertising for food products should be banned, in the same way asthe cigarette advertising is banned in many countries. To whatextent do you agree or disagree?
11.Manyyoung people today know more about international pop and movie stars than about famous people in the history in their own countries. Whyis this? What can be done to increase young people’s interest infamous people in the history of their own countries?
12.Somepeople think the spread of multinational companies and globalization produce positive effects on everyone. To what extent do you agree ordisagree?
13.Inmost cities and towns, the high volumes of road traffic become a problem. What are the causes of that? And what actions can be takento solve the problem?
14.Insome countries, it is illegal for employers to reject jobapplications for jobseekers’ ages. Is it a positive or negativedevelopment?
15.Sciencecan tell us some activities are good for our health, while some are bad. Despite knowing that, millions of people all over the worldcontinue with unhealthy activities. Why is this the case? And how tochange this situation?
16.Somepeople think zoos are cruel and all the zoos should be closed. However, others think zoos are useful to protect rare animals.Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
17.Somepeople think only students who achieve the best results should be rewarded, while others think it is more important to reward studentswho get huge improvement. Discuss both views and give your ownopinion.
18.Somepeople think governments should focus on reducing environmental pollution and housing problems to help people prevent illness anddisease. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
19.Somepeople suggest that a country should try to produce all the food for its population and import as little food as possible. To what extentdo you agree or disagree?
20.Someworking parents tend to send their children to childcare centers because they think their children can get good care there. However,other parents think some family members like grandparents can dothis job. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.