Nowadays, not enough students choose science subjects in university in many countries. What are the reasons for this problem? What are the effects on the society?
some people think educate children of different abilities together will benefitthem. Others think intelligent children should be taught separately and give specialcourses, discuss both side and give own opinion! (因材施教。拓展：學術教育與是非觀教育、是否該學外語、大學生該博學還是更專業、上不上補習班、一起學還是獨自學、老師和家長對孩子的影響、該不該分科、教育競賽還是合作)
University students always focus on one specialist subject, but some peoplethink universities should encourage their students to study a range of subjectsin addition to their own subject. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (通才還是專才。拓展：年輕人就業、成年人教育、游學)
Some people think young people should go to university to further their educationwhile others think they should been encouraged to work as car mechanics orbuilders etc. to serve society. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.(教育的程度。拓展：是否該上大學、大學是否應理論實踐相結合、短期教育與終身教育、學生是否應該打工)
Universities should accept equal numbers of male and female study in every subject.Do you agree or disagree。 (教育平等。拓展：農村學生教育、留學利弊、游學、學習態度、私立學校優缺點、教育投入)
Nuclear energy is a better choice for meeting increasing demand, agree ordisagree? （科技進步。拓展：機器人危險嗎、手機帶來的影響、科技改變工作方式、科技改變生活方式、新技術加大貧富差距、計算機取代教師？電腦互聯網帶來的影響、信會不會消失）
Economic progress is one way to measure the success of one country, while some peoplethink there are other factors. What other factors should be considered? Withinthese factors, do you think anyone is more important than the others? (經濟。拓展：是否應大力發展農業、城鄉差距、國家成功標志、該不該交稅、國家間經濟互助)
Most countries want to improve standard of living through economic development,however, others think social value is lost as a result. Do you think the advantagesof economic development outweigh the disadvantages? (經濟)
Some people think that zoos are cruel and all the zoos should be closed. However,other people think that zoos are useful to protect the rare animals. Discuss bothviews and give your own opinion. (動物保護)
拓展：(動物能否用于藥品)To ban animal experiments would be toparalyse modern medicine , to perpetuate human suffering ,and to endanger humanhealth by allowing products such as insecticides onto the market before testingthem for toxicity .
Some people think pollution and damage of environment are resulted from a countrydeveloping and becoming richer, which this is hard to be avoided. Towhat extent do you agree or disagree?
Environmental problems are too big for individual countries and individual peopleto address. We have reached the stage where the only way to protect the environmentis to address it at an international level. To what extent do you agree ordisagree with this statement?
Some people think they have right to use as much freshwater as they want，others believegovernments should tightly control the use of fresh water as it is limitedresource. Discuss
With the development of technology and science, some people believe that there isno great value of artists such as musicians and painters. What are the thingsartists can do but the scientist cannot? Why should we encourage the art area? （藝術。拓展：）
Some people think that job satisfaction is more importantthan job security. Others think that people cannot expect to enjoy a job and havinga permanent job is more important. Discuss both views and give your opinion. (工作平等。拓展：農民工進城、男女同工同酬、童工、機器代替人工、貧富差距、不同人不同假期、女性領導)
Countries with a long average working time are more economicallysuccessful than those countries which do not have a long working time. To whatextent do you agree or disagree? (工作時長)
Many people believe that counties should produce food for all population eats andimport food as little as possible. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (食品安全。拓展：垃圾食品利弊、均衡飲食與健康、快餐)
Some people think that it is necessary to travel abroad to learn about other countries,but other people think that it is not necessary to travel abroad because allthe information can be seen at TV and the internet. Discuss both opinions andgive your own opinion. (旅游。拓展：游學、海外旅游的優劣勢、旅游與商業、廉價航空、旅行保險)
Throughout the history, people dream to build a perfect societywhile they haven't agreed how the ideal society would be like. What is the mostimportant element you think to make a perfect society? How do people do toachieving an ideal society？
Some peoplebelieve that in order to give opportunities to new generation companies should encouragehigh level employees who are older than 55 to retire. Do you agree or disagree?Why? (老年人。拓展：年輕人是否應該擔任重要職位、長壽、住養老院還是在家、退休生活、長者智慧)
Today's parents spend too little time staying with their children and use televisionto make their children keep quiet. Explain the reason and results by using yourrelevant experience. (兒童。拓展：兒童是否應嚴格要求)
Charities and organizations always give special names to particular days such as'National Children's Day' and 'National Non-smoking Day'. What are the causesof these particular days? How effective are they?
It is suggested that all the young adults should undertake a period of unpaid workhelping people in the community. Does it bring more benefits or drawbacks tothe community and the young people? (志愿者。 )
Some people think that strong tradition can civilize a country and the governmentshould subsidize musicians, artists, actors and drama companies. Do you agreeor disagree with the opinion? What should the government do? (傳統。拓展：多元文化的好壞、該不該入鄉隨俗、如何學習別人的好傳統、國際交流)
the professional workers such as doctors, nurses and teachers should be paid morethan the sports and entertainment personalities. Do you agree or disagree
In many countries traditional foods are being replaced by international fast foods.This is a negative effect on both families and societies. To what extent do youagree or disagree? (傳統習俗。拓展：該不該穿民族服裝、)
The government should control the amount of violence in films and on elevision inorder to decrease the violent crimes in society. To what extent do you agree ordisagree with this issue? (控制暴力。拓展：網絡暴力信息的審查、電影與網絡暴力)
Although it is a freedom to use tobacco(煙草) while some people think it should be made illegal asthe same way as other drugs. To what extent do you agree or disagree？ What’s your opinion? (煙草與毒品。拓展：禁煙的必要性)
Today there is a great increase in anti-social behavior and lack of respect to others.What are the causes of this? What can be done to reduce it? (犯罪。拓展：犯罪全球化、青少年犯罪、重復犯罪、女孩犯罪、教育預防犯罪)
In many cities, planners have separated schools, homes, shops, offices in specificareas which were widely separated from each other. Do you think advantages ofthis policy overweigh disadvantages to the city residents? (建筑與規劃。拓展：古跡保護、住房緊缺)
In modern worlds, the friendships between countries becomes much more importantthan before, because we should confront with a lot of affairs together. to whatextent you agree or disagree(國際關系。拓展：如何幫貧困國家、英語普及是否影響其他語言)
Some people believe that the best way to improve public health is by increasingthe number of sports facilities. Others think that this has little effect and othermeasures are required. Discuss both views and give your opinion.(公眾健康。拓展：病人態度與醫院治療、情緒控制、人類健康)
The private motor vehicle has greatly improved individual freedom of movement. Moreover,the automobile has become a status symbol. Yet the use of private motorvehicles has contributed to some of today’s most serious problems. How can theuse of private motor vehicles be reduced? (交通。拓展：城市自行車、汽車利弊、交通擁堵治理)
Music play an important role in society, others think it is simply a form of entertainmentfor individuals. Discuss both and give your opinion.(音樂。)