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  1. Topic 1161 - Many people believe that global environmental problems should be dealt with internationally rather than domestically.What is your opinion? Read | Write
  2. Topic 1222 - Some people think that money spent on space exploration is a waste and could be better used to fund other urgent problems in society.To what extent do you agree? Read | Write
  3. Topic 1009 - Write a report to your sponsoring agency describing the accommodation problems faced by foreign students in Britain/US/Australia, etc. Make any necessary recommendations. Read | Write
  4. Topic 1049 - The rising levels of congestion and air pollution found in most of the world cities can be attributed directly to the rapidly increasing number of private cars in use. In order to reverse this decline in the quality of life in cities, attempts must be made to encourage people to use their cars less and public transport more. Discuss possible ways to encourage the use of public transport. Read | Write
  5. Topic 1231 - Modern technology is now very common in most work places.How do you think this has changed the way we work?Do you think there are disadvantages to relying too much on technology? Read | Write
  6. Topic 1044 - In some countries the average worker is obliged to retire at the age of 50, while in others people can work until they are 65 or 70. Until what age do you think people should be encouraged to remain in paid employment? Give reasons for your answer. Read | Write
  7. Topic 1271 - You are studying a short course in another country. Your accommodation was arranged by the course provider. There is a major problem with the accommodation. Write a letter to the course provider. In your letter:*Say what the problem is. *Describe the accommodation you thought you were getting. *Ask the provider to solve the problem. Read | Write
  8. Topic 1053 - To what extent should university courses be geared to the economic needs of society? Read | Write
  9. Topic 1020 - Does modern technology make life more convenient, or was life better when technology was simpler? Read | Write
  10. Topic 708 - You are an university student who are living in the accommodation at the campus. One day you find something wrong with your accommodation. So you write a letter to the House Officer to tell them what happened, the reason you think, what you decide to do, and whether if it is right. Read | Write
  11. Topic 1137 - Education should be accessible to people of all economic backgrounds. All levels of education, from primary school to tertiary education, should be free.To what extent do you agree with this opinion? Read | Write
  12. Topic 1126 - The role of education is to prepare children for the modern world. Schools should cut art and music out of the curriculum so that children can focus on useful subjects such as information technology.To what extent do you agree? Read | Write



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October 15, 2016