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The difference of age gap is greater between parents and their children. Do you think the advantages of this outweigh disadvantages?
In some countries there are not enough recycling of waste materials (eg. Paper, glass and cans). What are the reasons and solutions?
Today, people in many countries can live and work anywhere they choose, because of improved communication technology and transport. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages?
In recent years, the pressures placed upon students in schools and university is increasing and they are pushed to work hard from a young age. Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
In many countries, more and more men are staying at home to look after their children when women work full-time. What are the reasons? Is it a positive or negative development?
The government is spending a lot of money in improving Internet services. Why is this happening? Is it an appropriate way to spend public money?
Some people think that supermarkets and manufactures should take responsibility to reduce the amount of packaging while others think consumers should not buy the products with much packaging. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
With growing population in cities, more and more people live in a home with small or no outdoor areas. Is it a positive or negative development?
In some countries around the world, men and women are having babies late in life. What are the reasons? ls it a positive or negative development?
When designing a building, it is more important for a building to serve a purpose than to look beautiful. How do you think?
Some people think that cultural traditions will be destroyed when they are used as money-making machines aimed at tourists, other people believe that it is the only way to save such conditions in the world today. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Many of today's urgent problems can only be solved by international cooperation. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
The mobile phone use is as antisocial as smoking. Smoking is banned in certain places so mobile should be banned like smoking. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people suggest that people at old age should continue to work. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays some countries encourage people to buy more and more products, which is good for the economy, while others believe it is bad for society. Discuss both</