07.06.09 Some people claim chat public museums and art galleries will not be needed because people can see historical objects and works of art by using a computer. Do you agree or disagree widi this opinion? 1 07.03.31 People can perform everyday tasks, such as siiopping and banking as well as business transactions, without meeting other people face to face. What are the effects of this on an individual and the society as a whole? 248
With the increase in the use of mobile phones and computers, fewer people arc writing ^ letters. Some people think that the traditional skill of writing letters will disappear completely. To what extent do yon agree or disagree? How important do you think is letter writing? 07.02.10 Maintaining public libraries is a waste of money since computer tcclmoiogy can replace their functions. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 3. Environmental Resources (including Animals and Plants) 09.10.31 The environmental problems facing today's world arc so great that there is little ordinary people can do to improve the situation. Governments and large companies should be responsible for reducing the amount of damage being done to the environment. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 09.t0.10 An increase in production of consumer goods results in damage of the natural environment. What arc the causes and possible solutions? 09.08.29 In the past, people used to travel to see the difference from their home country. However, the sceneries in places around the world seem similar nowadavs. What are the causes of these similarities? Do you think that the advantages of these similarities outweigh the disadvantages? 09.06.11 Recently, some foods travel thousands of miles from the farm to the consumer. Some people think it would be better to our environment and economy if people only eat locally produced food. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages? 09.05.30 Fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gas, arc used in many countries, but in some countries, the use ot alternative sources of energy, including wind and solar power, arc encouraged. Is this trend a positive or negative development? 09.02.21 Some people think that environmental problems arc too big for individuals to deal with. Others, however, think that each individual should take some actions. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. 08.09.13 • j Many people think it is very important to protect the environment, but they make no effort to do it themselves. Why does it happen? How can we solve this problem? 249
08.06.14 Many people think cheap air travel should he encouraged because it gives ordinary people freedom to travel further. However, others think this leads to environmental problems, so air travel should be more expensive in order to discourage people from having it. Discuss both sides and give your own opinion.
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