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  In many countries women allowed to take maternity leave from their jobs during the first months after the birth of their babies. Do advantages outweigh disadvantages? 很多女性在生产后一个月会休产假,是否利大于弊?(2016年2月27日)


  We can get knowledge from news. But some people even think we should not trust the journalists. What do you think? And what do you think are the important qualities that a journalist should have? 现在人们获取信息的途径都是看新闻和报纸,但他们同时又不确定信息的真实性。我们应该相信记者报道的吗?作为称职的记者应该具备怎样的品质? (2016年3月5日= 2011年6月4日)


  In modern world, it is no longer necessary to use animals for food or use animal products, for instance, clothing and medicines. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 现代社会,没有必要以动物为食物,或使用动物制品,例如服饰药物,是否认同?(2016年3月12日)




  根据题源,现在的考题多重复2011-2014年考题,因此,本篇预测做出调整,以没有考察的热点题目为主,提示加强练笔。 建议同学们研读评分标准、考官范文,积累语料、勤奋练笔。赢在执行,坚持惯性。




  Some people believe that teenagers should concentrate on all school subjects. But, others believe that teenagers should focus on the subject that they are best at or that they find the most interest. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. 有人认为通才教育好,有人认为学校应该教学生感兴趣的课程,讨论两种观点,给出你的结论。


  1. Now, people can use Internet to see historic objects freely. People think we don’t need museum in the future. To what extend do u agree or disagree. 人们可以在互联网上看到历史文物,有人认为我们在未来不需要博物馆,是否认同?

  2. People can perform everyday tasks, such as shopping and banking as well as business transactions, without meeting other people face-to-face. What are the effects of this on individual and society as a whole? 人们可以通过网络进行很多的日常事务,不必见面,影响是什么?


  Some people think that environmental problems are too big for individuals to solve. Others, however, believe that the problems cannot be solved unless individuals take some actions. Discuss both views and give your own opinion? 有人认为环境问题个人无法负责,有人认为环境问题不能被解决除非个人采取行动,讨论两种观点。


  Some people say that the government should pay for the health care and education of its citizens, but other people say that it is not the government’s responsibility. Discuss the two opinions and give your views. 有人认为政府应该给公民的教育和医疗买单,有人认为这不是政府的责任,讨论两种观点,说明你的立场?


  Some people think that museums should be enjoyable places to attract and entertain young people. Others think that the purpose of museums is to educate, not to entertain. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. 有人认为,博物馆应该是快乐的地方,以吸引和娱乐年轻人,有人认为,博物馆的目的是教育,而非娱乐,讨论两种观点,说明你的立场。


  1. Currently,many people fail to balance the work with the other parts of lives, what are the reasons and how to solve it? 现在,一些人难以平衡工作和生活的其他部分,原因何在,如何解决?(2012年3月8日)

  2. An amount of people today change their career and place of residence several times during their lives. Is this positive or negative to development?很多人在一生中不断改变自己的居住地以及工作,是好还是不好?(2013年10月19日)


  1. Some people think that with the increasing use of mobile phone and computer, people are losing the ability to communicate face to face. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 有人认为,手机和计算机的使用增加,人们正在失去面对面交流的能力,是否同意?

  2. Some people think that printed books are no longer necessary in this digital era as all writings can be stored electronically. Others think that printed books still play important roles. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. 有人认为纸媒书籍不再重要,有人认为纸媒书籍依然可以发挥重要作用,讨论两种观点?





  People can live and work anywhere they want to choose, because of improved communication technology and transport. Do the advantages of this development outweigh disadvantages? 交流技术和交通工具的发展,使人们可以工作生活在任何地方,这种趋势是否利大于弊?


  Online shopping is now replacing shopping in store. Do you think it is a positive or negative development? 在线购物正在代替实体店购物,是否认为这种趋势是利大于弊?(2014年11月22日)


  Some people think the main reason for success is hard work and determination. While other people think factors like money and personal appearance are also important. Discuss both views and give your own opinions. 有人认为成功来自努力和决心,有人认为财富和美貌对于成功更加重要,讨论两种观点。(2014年2月15日)


  Some people think that young people should hold positions of power in the government, others disagree. Explain both sides of the argument and explain your personal preference. 有人认为年轻人应该在政府中担任要职,有人反对,讨论两种观点。(2014年7月12日= 2012年7月10日)


  Some people think that the government has the duty to ensure its citizens have a healthy diet, while others believe it is individuals’ responsibility. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. 有人认为政府有责任保障公民的健康饮食,有人认为这是个人的责任,讨论两种观点。(2014年7月19 日)


  Scientists believe that eating fast food is harmful to one’s health. Some people think that education can help them change that bad habit. Others, however, argue that education does not work. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. 科学家认为吃快餐有害健康,有人认为教育可以帮助人们改变这个不良习惯,有人认为教育不起作用, 讨论两种观点。( 2010年12月11日)


  Some people think that sending criminals to prison is not the best method of dealing with them. Education and job training are better ways to help them. Do you agree or disagree? 有人认为:将犯罪分子送入监狱不是最好的解决犯罪问题的方法,教育和工作培训是更好的方法,是否同意?


  Nowadays, customers are facing increasing advertisements with the competition of different companies. To what extent do you think customers are influenced by advertisements? What measures can be taken to protect the customers? 现在广告愈来愈多,广告在多大的程度上影响了消费者,如何保护消费者?


  Mobile phones and the internet are very useful. However, it is rare for the old people to use them. In what ways can mobile phones and the internet be useful to the old people? What could be done to encourage the old people to use mobile phones and the internet? 老人很少使用手机,手机和互联网对于老人有何用途,如何鼓励老人使用手机? .


  A study shows that a lot of children, from the age 7 to 11, spend too much time watching television or playing video games. How do you think this problem influence the children, their families and the society? What measures should be taken to solve it? 研究显示,7岁到11岁的年轻人花费太多时间看电视,玩游戏,这对于孩子,家庭和社会的影响何在?应该如何解决?


  1. Some people say that professional workers such as doctors, nurses and teachers make greater contribution. So they should be paid more than those sport and entertainment persons. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 有人认为专业人士应该比文体明星高薪,是否认同?

  2. Someone believes that a tax-payer has done his part as a citizen. However, someone believes that a citizen should assume other responsibilities. Discuss both views and present your opinion. 有人认为纳税者就已经尽到了公民责任,有认为认为公民应该承担其他责任,讨论两种观点? (2010年10月30日)


  World’s natural resources such as oil,forests and fresh water are consumed at an ever-increasing rate, what are the causes and how to solve it? 世界的自然资源例如石油,森林,淡水在日益减少,原因何在,如何解决?


  Some school leavers go to travel or work for a period of time instead of going directly to university. Discuss disadvantages and advantages for their studies. 很多学生在上大学之前会工作旅行一段时间,讨论其利弊(间隔年话题)


  Some countries have introduced a law to limit working hours for employees. How can this law be introduced? Do you think it is a positive or negative development? 一些国家立法去限制员工的工作时间,原因何在?你认为这种做法是消极的还是积极的?


  There are social, medical, and technical problems associated with the use of mobile phones. What forms do they take? Do you agree that the problems outweigh the benefits of mobile phone? 手机带来和其相关的社会,医疗和技术问题,问题何在?是否认为手机弊大于利?




  薛鹏(@雅思小鹏哥),新东方网专栏作家,长春市作家协会会员。高中时代出版诗文集《选择坚强》,每年创作20万字原创语料库以及范文。吉林大学外国语言学及应用语言学硕士。17年英语教学经验 (7年新东方雅思托福SAT教学经历),前长春新东方功勋教师,多次培训出雅思和托福高分学员(雅思写作8.0分,托福写作29分)。




  教学理念:Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.(教育不是注满一桶水,而是点燃一把火)











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