Monday, 7 May 2012
Essay Topics 2011
2011.1.8： Some people think that robots are very important for humans' future development. Others, however, think that robots are a dangerous invention that could have negative effects on society. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
2011.01.15： Workplace nowadays is trying to employ the equal number of females and males. Do you think it is a positive or negative trend?
2011.01.22： There are an increasing number of anti-social behaviours 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.
2011.1.27： 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 all the information can be seen on television and the internet. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
2011.2.12： Tourism is an excellent way to develop a country, but it also can cause some harm. How can a country ensure tourism benefits its development?
2011.2.17： Some people believe that people who work for arts such as painting, music should be support financially by government. Others think that they should find other support instead. Discuss both view and give your opinion.
2011.2.19： Some people think that women should play an equal role as men in military force or police. Others say that women are not suited for such kind of work. Discuss both side and give your own opinion.
2011.2.26： Many people believe that counties should produce enough food for the whole population and import as little food as possible. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2011.3.5： Some people say that governments should spend money on measures to save languages that are used by very few speakers, while others believe it's a waste of financial resources. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
2011.3.12： Competitiveness is a positive quality that people should have, among most societies. How does competitiveness affect individuals? Do you think it is a positive or negative trend?
2011.3.19 : With computer technology becoming cheaper and more accessible, more adults work from home and more children study from home. Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
2011.4.2 : Cheap flights allow more people to fly by air. Some people think it will cause more pollution and therefore ticket price should be increased. Discuss both view and give your opinion.
2011.4.16 : Many people believe that it is important to protect the environment, but they make no effort to do it themselves. Why don't they do it and do you have any suggestion for individuals to protect the environment?
2011.4.30 : Some 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?
2011.5.7 : Environmental problems are too big for individual countries and individual people to address. We have reached the stage where the only way to protect the environment is to address it at an international level. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
2011.5.14 : Some people believe that greed and selfishness has become the basis of modern society, and we should return to the old traditions of family and community in order to create a better world to live in. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2011.5.19 : The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television in order to decrease the violent crimes in society. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this issue?
2011.5.28 : Many people believe that teachers should also take the responsibility teach students to judge what is right and wrong and behave well, others feel that teachers should only teach academic subjects. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
2011.6.4 : We can get knowledge from news, but some people think we can't trust the journalist. What do you think? What qualities should a journalist have?
2011.6.11 : Some people think that government should only spend money on the construction of public services rather than waste on the arts such as music and painting. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2011.6.23 : In many countries traditional foods are being replaced by international fast foods. This is has negative effects on both families and societies. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2011.6.25 : We are surrounded by all kinds of advertising, which significantly influences our lives. Do the positive effects of advertising outweigh its negative effects?
2011.7.9 : There are many extinct species. 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.
2011.7.16 : In today's world of advanced science and technology, we still greatly value our artists such as musicians, painters and writers. What can arts tell us about life that science and technology cannot?
2011.7.28 ： In schools and universities, some girls tend to choose arts subjects, while boys choose to study science subjects. What are the reasons? Do you think this trend should be changed?
2011.7.30 : Some people think that dangerous sports should be banned, but others think that people should have the freedom to choose any sports. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
2011.8.13 : Some people think that the main purpose of school is to turn children into a good citizens and workers, rather to benefit them as individuals. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2011.8.20 : Some people think that a police force carrying guns will encourage higher level of violence. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2011.8.25 : For some students from poor families, it is a tough mission to attend to college nowadays. Some believe that it is government's obligation rather than individual duty to pay the tuition fees. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
2011.8.27 : The number of people who watch foreign films is much more than people who watch local films, describe the reasons and should the government provide financial support to the local film industries.
2011.9.3 : The qualities of a person needs to become successful in this world cannot be learned at universities or similar academic institutions. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?