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Ví dụ #1:

It is inevitable that as technology develops so traditional culture must be lost. Technology and tradition are incompatible – you cannot have both together.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? And give your own reasons.

Ideas for:

● Having less socialcontact

● Lack of warmth and affection e.g. SMS,email

● The growth of massmedia

● Transferring various cultures and customs on a globalscale

e.g. fashion, clothing, eating habits


Ideas against:

●  Technology and traditions arecompatible

●   In many countries people live side by side e.g.Japan

●   Through history technology incorporated into traditional cultures e.g.tractors

●    Technology can preserve traditional cultures e.g. ancient manuscripts

Lưu ý: Ví dụ bên trên đưa ra cái nhìn trung lập.


Ví dụ #2:

Some businesses now say that no one can smoke cigarettes in any of their offices. Some governments have banned smoking in all public places. This is a good idea but it also takes away some of our  freedom.

Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for youranswer.


Reasons for (only):

●              Health dangers to smokers andnon-smokers

●              Financialloss

●              Smokers can still smoke in special areas (smokingareas)

●              Banning smoking is good for publichealth

Lưu ý: Ví dụ trên đưa ra ý kiến cho 1 mặt của tranh luận


Ví dụ #3:

School uniforms should be abolished in allschools.

Discuss to what extent you agree or disagree with this  statement.



1.   Uniforms are expensive so not having to buy them savesmoney

2.   Children can be moreindividual


1.  Uniforms reduce inequality, feeling ofjealousy

2.  Uniforms teachdiscipline


Ví dụ #4:

The internet will bring about a new freedom of information and so narrow the technology gap between developed and developing countries.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?



●               World-wide communicationpossible

●               Greater access to information

●               Makes copyright laws harder to enforce, so harder to keep new technologysecret

●               Difficult tocensor


●               Only the rich can afford to access theinternet

●               Computing skills are necessary to operate the internet, so a new technology gapdevelops


Ví dụ #5:

As public safety is of the highest importance, it is often necessary to test new products on animals. It is better for a few animals to suffer than for human life to be placed at risk by untestedproducts.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?



●               Realistic tests arenecessary

●               Better than animals suffer thanhumans

●               Tests are necessary to find cure, medical breakthroughs


●               Not all animal tests are important

●               Animals haverights

●               Often computer simulations arepossible


Ví dụ #6:

The quality of health care a person receives should not depend on the size of their bank balance. The government is responsible for providing a high level of health care for all its citizens.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?



Health is a fundamentalright

Good hospitals are governmentalresponsibility

A healthy population is vital to nationalinterest


Health is the responsibility of theindividual

Ageing population makes health careimpractical