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SCIENCE AND CULTURE

Task 28.Comment on the following statement.

Some people believe governments spend too much money on 'space research while there are still a lot of problems on Earth.

What can you say for and against space exploration?

Write 200-250 words.

Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments “for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

Task 29.Comment on the following statement.

Today some scientists claim that cloning experiments should not be subject to government scrutiny.

What is your opinion? Should governments oversee human cloning research?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

Task 30. Comment on the following statement.

Some people think that graffiti is another form of expressing art; others think that graffiti is vandalism.

What can you say for and against graffiti?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

Task 31.Comment on the following statement.

Some people think that science plays the most important role in the development of our civilisation; others believe that our world would be impossible without poetry.

What is your opinion? Which is more important in our lives, science or poetry?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

SPORTS

Task32. Comment on the following statement.

Lots of people enjoy different sports. However, there are people who think that sport is not really useful.

What can you say for and against doing sports?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan;

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments


Task 33. Comment on the following statement.

Extreme sports have taken off in a big way over the last twenty years. However, quite a few people object to these dangerous sports, highlighting the risk of accident.

What is your opinion? Do you understand people who are fond of extreme sports?

Write 200-250 words.

Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it draw a conclusion

TELEVISION

Task 34.Comment on the following statement.

Some people enjoy watching reality shows. However, others con­sider them a complete waste of time.



What can you say for and against reality TV?

Write 200-250 words.

Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

Task 35.Comment on the following statement.

Many people watch soap operas because they find them enjoy­able and realistic.

What is your opinion of soap operas?

Write 200-250 words.

Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

Task 36. Comment on the following statement.

Television is considered to have great educational power. How­ever, some people think that watching TV is a waste of time. What can you say for and against television?

Write 200-250 words.

Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

Task 37. Comment on the following statement.

A lot of parents believe that their children watch too much TV.

Do you agree or disagree? What is your opinion?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

Task 38.Comment on the following statement.

Violence on TV and crime in society are clearly related.

Do you agree? Do you think that violence on TV should be forbidden?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

TECHNOLOGY

Task 39.Comment on the following statement.

The Internet is without doubt one of the most important inven­tions in history. But is it really as good as it seems to be?

What can you say for and against the Internet?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

Task 40.Comment on the following statement.

Lots of people believe that the invention of the car changed the world. However, some people think that our world would be better without cars.

Do you agree or disagree? What is your opinion?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

TOMORROWS WORLD

Task 41. Comment on the following statement.

There are more good things than bad things about our future.

What is your, opinion? Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the future?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Task 42.Comment on the following statement.

In recent years tourism has really taken off. However, many peo­ple think that tourism ruins everything that it touches.

What can you say for and against tourism?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

Task 43. Comment on the following statement. Travel broadens the mind.

Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

WORK

Task 44.Comment on the following statement.

Should teenagers work part-time to earn money?

What is your opinion? Would you like to work part-time?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion

Task 45.Comment on the following statement. Not all people enjoy a 9-to-5 working day in an office. What is your opinion? What can you say for and against working from home?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— give arguments "for"

— give arguments "against"

— draw a conclusion based on the given arguments

Task 46.Comment on the following statement.

Some teenagers would like to have a highly paid job; others be­lieve that their future job should be interesting and bring satisfaction.

And what about you? What is the most important thing for you in your future occupation?

Write 200-250 words.Use the following plan:

— make an introduction (state the problem)

— express your personal opinion and give reasons for it

— give arguments for the other point of view and explain why you don't agree with it

— draw a conclusion


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