✔️(GT)More and more people give money as a gift rather than buy some items. What is the reason for this? Is it a negative or positive trend?

✔️(Ac) Behaviour and lifestyles vary from country to country. Some people believe that visitors to other countries should follow local customs and behaviour. Do you agree or disagree?

✔️Nowadays anyone can use a mobile phone to answer work and personal calls at any place or 7 days a week. Does it have more positive or negative effects on individuals and society?

✔️An American film actor John Wayne said: ‘Tomorrow is the most important thing in life’. How important is it for individuals and countries to think about the future rather than focus on the present?

✔️(Ac) An increasing number of people are choosing plastic surgery. Why do people choose to change the way they look? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?

✔️(GT) Some people think that what is learnt at school isn’t useful, and what is learnt outside of school is most important for life. Do you agree or disagree?

✔️(Ac) Online communication is becoming more common than meeting face to face. Do the advantages of this development outweigh the disadvantages?

✔️(Ac) Today, advanced science and technology have made great changes to people’s lives, but artists such as musicians, painters and writers are still valued. What can the arts tell us about life that science and technology cannot?

✔️Some people think that every child should learn to play a musical instrument. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

✔️Many people think there is a general increase in anti-social behavior and a lack of respect for others. What are the causes of this? What solutions can you suggest?