Today, more and more students are deciding to move to a different country for higher studies. Do you think that the benefits of this outweigh the problems?
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
Should education and healthcare be free of charge and funded by the government, or should it be the responsibility of the people to pay for these services?
Nowadays young people lack an understanding of how to manage their finances after they finish high school. Explain why they do not know how to manage money and how this can be changed.
Some people think that it is better to educate boys and girls in separate schools. Others, however, believe that boys and girls benefit more from attending mixed schools.
Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
Today more people are travelling than ever before. Why is this the case? What are the benefits of travelling for the Traveler?
Some people feel that entertainers (e.g. film stars, pop musicians or sports stars) are paid too much money.
Do you agree or disagree? Which other types of jobs should be highly paid?
Some people prefer to live in a house, while others feel that there are more advantages to living in an apartment. Are there more advantages than disadvantages of living in a house compared with living in an apartment?
Being a celebrity – such as famous film star or sports personality – brings problems as well as benefits. Do you think that being a celebrity brings more benefits or more problems?
Some people think that the teenage years are the happiest times of most people’s lives. Others think that adult life brings more happiness, in spite of greater responsibilities.
Discuss both views and give your own opinion.