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：学术教育与是非观教育、是否该学外语、大学生该博学还是更专业、上不上补习班、一起学还是独自学、老师和家长对孩子的影响、该不该分科、教育竞赛还是合作)
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? (通才还是专才。拓展：年轻人就业、成年人教育、游学)
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：是否该上大学、大学是否应理论实践相结合、短期教育与终身教育、学生是否应该打工)
Universities should accept equal numbers of male and female study in every subject.Do you agree or disagree。 (教育平等。拓展：农村学生教育、留学利弊、游学、学习态度、私立学校优缺点、教育投入)
Nuclear energy is a better choice for meeting increasing demand, agree ordisagree? （科技进步。拓展：机器人危险吗、手机带来的影响、科技改变工作方式、科技改变生活方式、新技术加大贫富差距、计算机取代教师？电脑互联网带来的影响、信会不会消失）
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? (经济。拓展：是否应大力发展农业、城乡差距、国家成功标志、该不该交税、国家间经济互助)
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? (经济)
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. (动物保护)
拓展：(动物能否用于药品)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? （艺术。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：农民工进城、男女同工同酬、童工、机器代替人工、贫富差距、不同人不同假期、女性领导)
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? (工作时长)
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、均衡饮食与健康、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：游学、海外旅游的优劣势、旅游与商业、廉价航空、旅行保险)
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：年轻人是否应该担任重要职位、长寿、住养老院还是在家、退休生活、长者智慧)
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. (儿童。拓展：儿童是否应严格要求)
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? (传统。拓展：多元文化的好坏、该不该入乡随俗、如何学习别人的好传统、国际交流)
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? (传统习俗。拓展：该不该穿民族服装、)
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：网络暴力信息的审查、电影与网络暴力)
Although it is a freedom to use tobacco(烟草) 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? (烟草与毒品。拓展：禁烟的必要性)
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、重复犯罪、女孩犯罪、教育预防犯罪)
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? (建筑与规划。拓展：古迹保护、住房紧缺)
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(国际关系。拓展：如何帮贫困国家、英语普及是否影响其他语言)
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.(公众健康。拓展：病人态度与医院治疗、情绪控制、人类健康)
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：城市自行车、汽车利弊、交通拥堵治理)
Music play an important role in society, others think it is simply a form of entertainmentfor individuals. Discuss both and give your opinion.(音乐。)