Nov 29, 2019
Nowadays there is a trend that the media focuses on problems and emergencies rather than positive developments. Some people think it is harmful to individuals and to society. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
1. problems and emergencies /negative stories /negative news /depressing events /unfortunate events
Nov 25, 2019
More and more people are buying ready-to-eat foods instead of cooking for themselves. Does this development have more advantages or more disadvantages?
frozen ready meals
the popularity/prevalence of ready-to-eat foods
Nov 23, 2019
Nowadays the increasing amount of waste is a real concern. Why is this happening? What can be done to solve this?
the growth of waste generation/output
the growing volume of waste generated
Topic Specific Words
be sent to landfill
a publicity campaign
a public awareness campaign
Nov 20, 2019
Housing is essential for people. Some argue that the government should offer free housing for people who cannot afford it. Do you agree or disagree?
to live rent-free
people who cannot afford it
people of low incomes
Nov 16, 2019
Many employers are employing people with good social skills as well as formal academic qualifications. Do you agree or disagree that good social skills are as important as academic qualifications to succeed in a job?
higher education qualifications