Some people think that all university students should study whatever they like. Others believe that they should only be allowed to study subjects that will be useful in the future, such as those related to science and technology. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. (294 Words, 12 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) … more →

In some countries, many more people are choosing to live alone nowadays than in the past. Do you think this is a positive or negative development? (303 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) In recent years it has become far more normal for people to live alone, particularly in large cities in the developed … more →

More and more people are migrating to cities in search of a better life, but city life can be extremely difficult. Explain some of the difficulties of living in a city. How can governments make urban life better for everyone? (270 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) Cities are often seen as places of … more →

As well as making money, businesses also have social responsibilities. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (282 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) Businesses have always sought to make a profit, but it is becoming increasingly common to hear people talk about the social obligations that companies have. I completely agree with … more →

Many governments think that economic progress is their most important goal. Some people, however, think that other types of progress are equally important for a country. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. (258 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) People have different views about how governments should measure their countries’ progress. … more →

Some people think that instead of preventing climate change, we need to find a way to live with it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (318 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) Climate change represents a major threat to life on Earth, but some people argue that we need to accept it … more →

In many countries, a small number of people earn extremely high salaries. Some people believe that this is good for the country, but others think that governments should not allow salaries above a certain level. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. (269 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) People have different … more →

Extreme sports such as sky diving and skiing are very dangerous and should be banned. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view? (294 Words, 14 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) In recent years, extreme sports have become increasingly popular, and some people argue that governments should prohibit them. I completely disagree … more →

Most people have forgotten the meaning behind traditional or religious festivals; during festival periods, people nowadays only want to enjoy themselves. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? (292 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) Some people argue that we no longer remember the original meaning of festivals, and that … more →

It is inevitable that traditional cultures will be lost as technology develops. Technology and traditional cultures are incompatible. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view? (263 Words, 13 Sentences, 4 Paragraphs, Band 9) Some people believe that technological developments lead to the loss of traditional cultures. I partly agree with this … more →