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1 Some people claim that public museums and art galleries will not be needed because people can

see historical objects and


works of art by using a computer. Do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
2 People continue to commit crimes even after being punished for it. Why do you think this
happens? How can crime be stopped?

3 Some animal species such as dinosaurs and dodos become extinct because of natural
processes. So, it is not necessary to try and prevent this from happening. Do you agree or
disagree?\\There are many extinct species in the world nowadays. Some people say we should
protect these animals from dying out,while others say we should concentrate more on problems of
human beings. Discuss both opinions and give your personal view.
3In many countries prices of airplane tickets have dropped. Is it positive or negative situation? Write about your
personal experience or knowledge.\\Air travel is cheap these days, allowing ordinary people to travel
further. Some people say that airfare should
be increased because this leads to environmental problems.
Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
4Schools dont give proper health education to young people. Do you agree or disagree
with this statement? Give your own opinion and examples based on your experience.
4 Nowadays the trend of human beings to copy from one another is shown in the popularity of fashion in clothes and other
consumer goods. To what extend do you agree or disagree?

5 Many developing countries are currently expanding their tourist industries Why is this the
case? Is it a positive development?
6Young people who commit serious crimes, such as a rubbery or a violent attack should be

punished in the same way as adults. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
7Nowadays many parents are sending their kids abroad to acquire good education.
Discuss the advantages and the disadvantages of this trend. Give your own opinion.
8Team activities can teach more skills for life than those activities which are played
alone. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
9In some countries boarding schools are getting more popular. Is it a positive or negative development? What are the
reasons behind it?
10In many cities, planners have separated schools, homes, shops, offices in specific areas
which were widely separated from each other. Do you think advantages of this policy
overweigh disadvantages to the city residents?
11It is believed that secondary school children should study international news as one of their school subjects. Others think
that this is a waste of valuable school time. Discuss both views and give your opinions.
12Some believe advertisement is useful and informative. Others think it is false and only
helps to raise prices. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
13In some countries young people at the age of eighteen are considered adults and can
drive a car, vote and get married, while other countries dont allow it. What age do you
think is the best to be considered an adult? Give reasons and examples from your own knowledge and experience.
14Some people believe that cell phones should be for personal use only; others, however,
feel cell phones should be used mostly for work. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
13 A tendency of news reported in the media about problems and emergencies rather
than positive developments is more harmful to the individual and to society. Do you agree or disagree?
14 Some people think news has no connection to people's lives, so it is a waste of time to
read the news on the newspaper and watch television news programs. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
15 Some people think the main benefit of international cooperation is in protection of the environment, while others think that
the main benefit is in the world business. Discuss both views and give your opinion.\\Solving environmental problems should be
responsibility of one international organization instead of state or national governments. Do you agree or disagree?
16Nowadays companies and other organizations are requiring their employees to wear a
uniform. Think about jobs where uniform is important. What are the advantages and disadvantages of wearing a uniform?

17Tourism brings benefits to a country but it also may have harmful effects. How can a country
ensure that tourism benefits its development?
18 Advertising industry has a huge influence on the society. Do you think positive effects of
advertising outweigh negative effects?
19Professional workers like doctors, nurses and teachers make a greater contribution to society and so should be paid more
than sports and entertainment personalities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
20Some people think we should keep all the money we earn and not pay tax to the state. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?
21 Television has had a significant influence on the culture of many societies. To what extent do you think it has positively or
negatively affected cultural development? 22The number of people who watch foreign films is much more

than people who watch local films, describ the reasons and should the government provide
financial support to the local film industries?
23Some people give more importance to artists (painter,writers, musicians) in the current
age of rapidly developing technology and science. What do you think? Do people prefer arts to technology in your view?
24Some people think parents should read or tell stories to their children, others say it is
not important and can be replaced by watching TV and movies instead. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

25 Competition versus cooperation and group work for students. Do the disadvantages outweigh
the advantages?//Competitiveness is seen as a positive feature by manymodern
societies. What impact does it have on an individual? Is it a positive or a negative quality?

26More and more people are becoming seriously overweight. Some people say that the price increase of fattening foods
will solve this problem. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

27People are eating a variety of foods these days which encourages the flow of food
from every corner of the world to a local supermarket. Do you think this is negative or
positive development? Why?
28 Most of the schools are planning to replace sports and exercise classes with more
academic sessions. What is your opinion on this change? How is this change will affect
childrens life in your view?
29 Sports help to a greater extent to build peace in world. Do you agree or disagree?
Give some examples and include relevant experiences in your response.
30Nowadays, children play less with others and this has an impact on their development. What
are the reasons for this? Does it have a good or a bad effect on children?
31Consumers are faced with increasing numbers of advertisements from competing companies.
To what extent do you think are consumers influenced by advertisements? What measures can be
taken to protect them?
32Some people think the foreign visitors should be charged more than the local visitors when they visit the cultural and
historical attractions in another country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

33 Since money for postgraduate research is limited, some people think financial
support from the government should be only provided for scientific research rather
than the research for less useful subjects. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
32Some people believe that the government spends too much money on developing space
exploration technology. There are many others financial needs that the government
should address instead. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
33 There are an increasing number of anti-social behaviors in recent years; People generally believe that the society is to
blame. What do you think the causes are and who is responsible for this?
34 Many people believe it is important to protect environment , but they make no effort to
do it themselves, why don't they and do you have any suggestion for individuals to protect environment?
35 Air transport is increasingly used to export types of fruits and vegetables to countries where they cannot be grown or are
out of season. Some people say it is a good thing, but other people think it can't be justified. Discuss both views and give your
own opinion.
36 Some people think about learning a foreign language but cannot use it frequently.
What are the difficulties that people face while learning a foreign language? What can be done to overcome them?
37 If a product is of good quality and meets people's needs, people will buy it. Therefore,
advertising is unnecessary and is no more than a type of entertainment. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
38 Many people believe that university students should pay tuition fees in full themselves,
because they gain education for their own benefit and not for the society. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

39 Since money for postgraduate research is limited, some people think financial
support from the government should be only provided for scientific research rather
than the research for less useful subjects. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
40 Many people believe that counties should produce food for all population eats and import
food as little as possible. To what extent do you agree or disagree?