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Nowadays, English is the common language all over the word.

Some topic for IELTS or TOEFL exam

Topics in the following list may appear in your actual
test. You should become familiar with this list before
you take the computer-based TOEFL test. Remember
that when you take the test you will not have a choice
of topics. You must write only on the topic that is
assigned to you.

Topics in the following list may appear in your actual

test. You should become familiar with this list before

you take the computer-based TOEFL test. Remember

that when you take the test you will not have a choice

of topics. You must write only on the topic that is

assigned to you.

1. People attend college or university for many different reasons (for

example, new experiences, career preparation, increased knowledge).

Why do you think people attend college or university? Use specific

reasons and examples to support your answer.

2. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents are

the best teachers. Use specific reasons and examples to support

your answer.

3. Nowadays, food has become easier to prepare. Has this change improved

the way people live? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

answer.

4. It has been said, “Not everything that is learned is contained in

books.” Compare and contrast knowledge gained from experience

with knowledge gained from books. In your opinion, which source

is more important? Why?

5. A company has announced that it wishes to build a large factory near

your community. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this new

influence on your community. Do you support or oppose the factory?

Explain your position.

6. If you could change one important thing about your hometown,

what would you change? Use reasons and specific examples to

support your answer.

7. How do movies or television influence people’s behavior? Use reasons

and specific examples to support your answer.

8. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Television

has destroyed communication among friends and family. Use

specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.

9. Some people prefer to live in a small town. Others prefer to live in a big

city. Which place would you prefer to live in? Use specific reasons and

details to support your answer.

10. “When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has

nothing to do with success.” Do you agree or disagree with the

quotation above? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your

position.

11. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Universities

should give the same amount of money to their students’ sports activities

as they give to their university libraries. Use specific reasons and

examples to support your opinion.

12. Many people visit museums when they travel to new places. Why

do you think people visit museums? Use specific reasons and

examples to support your answer.

13. Some people prefer to eat at food stands or restaurants. Other people

prefer to prepare and eat food at home. Which do you prefer? Use

specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Some people believe that university students should be required to

attend classes. Others believe that going to classes should be

optional for students. Which point of view do you agree with? Use

specific reasons and details to explain your answer.

14. Neighbors are the people who live near us. In your opinion, what are the

qualities of a good neighbor? Use specific details and examples in your

answer.

15. It has recently been announced that a new restaurant may be built

in your neighborhood. Do you support or oppose this plan? Why?

Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

16. Some people think that they can learn better by themselves than with a

teacher. Others think that it is always better to have a teacher. Which do

you prefer? Use specific reasons to develop your essay.

What are some important qualities of a good supervisor (boss)? Use

specific details and examples to explain why these qualities are

important.

17. Should governments spend more money on improving roads and

highways, or should governments spend more money on improving public

transportation (buses, trains, subways)? Why? Use specific reasons and

details to develop your essay.

18. It is better for children to grow up in the countryside than in a big

city. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to

develop your essay.

19. In general, people are living longer now. Discuss the causes of this

phenomenon. Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay.

We all work or will work in our jobs with many different kinds of

people. In your opinion, what are some important characteristics of

a co-worker (someone you work closely with)? Use reasons and

specific examples to explain why these characteristics are important.

20. In some countries, teenagers have jobs while they are still students. Do

you think this is a good idea? Support your opinion by using specific

reasons and details.

21. A person you know is planning to move to your town or city. What

do you think this person would like and dislike about living in your

town or city? Why? Use specific reasons and details to develop your

essay.

22. It has recently been announced that a large shopping center may be built

in your neighborhood. Do you support or oppose this plan? Why? Use

specific reasons and details to support your answer.

23. It has recently been announced that a new movie theater may be

built in your neighborhood. Do you support or oppose this plan?

Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

24. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? People should

sometimes do things that they do not enjoy doing. Use specific reasons

and examples to support your answer.

25. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Television,

newspapers, magazines, and other media pay too much attention to

the personal lives of famous people such as public figures and

celebrities. Use specific reasons and details to explain your opinion.

26. Some people believe that the Earth is being harmed (damaged) by human

activity. Others feel that human activity makes the Earth a better place to

live. What is your opinion? Use specific reasons and examples to support

your answer.

27. It has recently been announced that a new high school may be built

in your community. Do you support or oppose this plan? Why? Use

specific reasons and details in your answer.

28. Some people spend their entire lives in one place. Others move a number

of times throughout their lives, looking for a better job, house, community,

or even climate. Which do you prefer: staying in one place or moving in

search of another place? Use reasons and specific examples to support

your opinion.

29. Is it better to enjoy your money when you earn it or is it better to

save your money for some time in the future? Use specific reasons

and examples to support your opinion.

30. You have received a gift of money. The money is enough to buy either a

piece of jewelry you like or tickets to a concert you want to attend. Which

would you buy? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

Businesses should hire employees for their entire lives. Do you agree

or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

answer.

31.  Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Attending a live

performance (for example, a play, concert, or sporting event) is more

enjoyable than watching the same event on television. Use specific reasons

and examples to support your opinion.

32. Choose one of the following transportation vehicles and explain why

you think it has changed people’s lives.

• automobiles

• bicycles

• airplanes

Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Do you agree or disagree that progress is always good? Use specific

reasons and examples to support your answer.

Learning about the past has no value for those of us living in the

present. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and

examples to support your answer.

33. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? With the help of

technology, students nowadays can learn more information and learn it

more quickly. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

The expression “Never, never give up” means to keep trying and

never stop working for your goals. Do you agree or disagree with this

statement? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

answer.

34. Some people think that human needs for farmland, housing, and industry

are more important than saving land for endangered animals. Do you

agree or disagree with this point of view? Why or why not? Use specific

reasons and examples to support your answer.

What is a very important skill a person should learn in order to be

successful in the world today? Choose one skill and use specific

reasons and examples to support your choice.

35. Why do you think some people are attracted to dangerous sports or other

dangerous activities? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

answer.

36. Some people like to travel with a companion. Other people prefer to

travel alone. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons and

examples to support your choice.

37. Some people prefer to get up early in the morning and start the day’s

work. Others prefer to get up later in the day and work until late at night.

Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

choice.

39. What are the important qualities of a good son or daughter? Have

these qualities changed or remained the same over time in your

culture? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Some people prefer to work for a large company. Others prefer to work

for a small company. Which would you prefer? Use specific reasons and

details to support your choice.

40. People work because they need money to live. What are some other

reasons that people work? Discuss one or more of these reasons. Use

specific examples and details to support your answer.

41. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Face-to-face

communication is better than other types of communication, such as

letters, email, or telephone calls. Use specific reasons and details to

support your answer.

42. Some people like to do only what they already do well. Other people

prefer to try new things and take risks. Which do you prefer? Use

specific reasons and examples to support your choice.

43. Some people believe that success in life comes from taking risks or

chances. Others believe that success results from careful planning. In your

opinion, what does success come from? Use specific reasons and examples

to support your answer.

44. What change would make your hometown more appealing to people

your age? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

opinion.

45. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The most

important aspect of a job is the money a person earns. Use specific reasons

and examples to support your answer.

46. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? One should

never judge a person by external appearances. Use specific reasons

and details to support your answer.

47. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? A person should

never make an important decision alone. Use specific reasons and

examples to support your answer.

48. A company is going to give some money either to support the arts or

to protect the environment. Which do you think the company should

choose? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

49. Some movies are serious, designed to make the audience think. Other

movies are designed primarily to amuse and entertain. Which type of

movie do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

answer.

50. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Businesses

should do anything they can to make a profit. Use specific reasons

and examples to support your position.

51. Some people are always in a hurry to go places and get things done. Other

people prefer to take their time and live life at a slower pace. Which do

you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

52. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Games are

as important for adults as they are for children. Use specific reasons

and examples to support your answer.

53. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents or other

adult relatives should make important decisions for their older (15 to 18

year-old) teenage children. Use specific reasons and examples to support

your opinion.

54. What do you want most in a friend — someone who is intelligent, or

someone who has a sense of humor, or someone who is reliable?

55. Which one of these characteristics is most important to you? Use

reasons and specific examples to explain your choice.

57.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Most experiences

in our lives that seemed difficult at the time become valuable lessons for

the future. Use reasons and specific examples to support our answer.

58.Some people prefer to work for themselves or own a business.

Others prefer to work for an employer. Would you rather be self-

employed, work for someone else, or own a business? Use specific

reasons to explain your choice

59. Should a city try to preserve its old, historic buildings or destroy them and

replace them with modern buildings? Use specific reasons and examples to

support your opinion.

60. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Classmates

are a more important influence than parents on a child’s success in

school. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

61. If you were an employer, which kind of worker would you prefer to hire:

an inexperienced worker at a lower salary or an experienced worker at a

higher salary? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

62. Many teachers assign homework to students every day. Do you think

that daily homework is necessary for students? Use specific reasons

and details to support your answer.

63. If you could study a subject that you have never had the opportunity to

study, what would you choose? Explain your choice, using specific reasons

and details.

64. Some people think that the automobile has improved modern life.

Others think that the automobile has caused serious problems. What

is your opinion? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

answer.

65. Which would you choose: a high-paying job with long hours that would

give you little time with family and friends or a lower-paying job with

shorter hours that would give you more time with family and friends?

Explain your choice, using specific reasons and details.

66. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Grades

(marks) encourage students to learn. Use specific reasons and

examples to support your opinion.

67. Some people say that computers have made life easier and more

convenient. Other people say that computers have made life more complex

and stressful. What is your opinion? Use specific reasons and examples to

support your answer.

68. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The best way

to travel is in a group led by a tour guide. Use specific reasons and

examples to support your answer.

69.Some universities require students to take classes in many subjects. Other

universities require students to specialize in one subject. Which is better?

Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

70.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Children

should begin learning a foreign language as soon as they start school.

Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.

71. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Boys and girls

should attend separate schools. Use specific reasons and examples to

support your answer.

72. Is it more important to be able to work with a group of people on a

team or to work independently? Use reasons and specific examples to

support your answer.

73. Your city has decided to build a statue or monument to honor a famous

person in your country. Who would you choose? Use reasons and specific

examples to support your choice.

74. Describe a custom from your country that you would like people

from other countries to adopt. Explain your choice, using specific

reasons and examples.

75. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Technology has

made the world a better place to live. Use specific reasons and examples to

support your opinion.

76. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Advertising

can tell you a lot about a country. Use specific reasons and examples

to support your answer.

77. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Modern

technology is creating a single world culture. Use specific reasons and

examples to support your opinion.

78. Some people say that the Internet provides people with a lot of

valuable information. Others think access to so much information

creates problems. Which view do you agree with? Use specific

reasons and examples to support your opinion.

79.A foreign visitor has only one day to spend in your country. Where

should this visitor go on that day? Why? Use specific reasons and details

to support your choice.

80.If you could go back to some time and place in the past, when and

where would you go? Why? Use specific reasons and details to

support your choice.

81. What discovery in the last 100 years has been most beneficial for people

in your country? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

choice.

82.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Telephones

and email have made communication between people less

personal. Use specific reasons and examples to support your

opinion.

83.If you could travel back in time to meet a famous person from history,

what person would you like to meet? Use specific reasons and examples

to support your choice.

84.If you could meet a famous entertainer or athlete, who would that

be, and why? Use specific reasons and examples to support your

choice.

85. If you could ask a famous person one question, what would you ask?

Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

86.Some people prefer to live in places that have the same weather or

climate all year long. Others like to live in areas where the weather

changes several times a year. Which do you prefer? Use specific

reasons and examples to support your choice.

87.Many students have to live with roommates while going to school or

university. What are some of the important qualities of a good

roommate? Use specific reasons and examples to explain why these

qualities are important.

88. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Dancing

plays an important role in a culture. Use specific reasons and

examples to support your answer.

89.Some people think governments should spend as much money as

possible exploring outer space (for example, traveling to the Moon and to

other planets). Other people disagree and think governments should

spend this money for our basic needs on Earth. Which of these two

opinions do you agree with? Use specific reasons and details to support

your answer.

90.People have different ways of escaping the stress and difficulties of

modern life. Some read; some exercise; others work in their

gardens. What do you think are the best ways of reducing stress?

Use specific details and examples in your answer.

91.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Teachers should

be paid according to how much their students learn. Give specific

reasons and examples to support your opinion.

92.If you were asked to send one thing representing your country to

an international exhibition, what would you choose? Why? Use

specific reasons and details to explain your choice.

93.You have been told that dormitory rooms at your university must be

shared by two students. Would you rather have the university assign a

student to share a room with you, or would you rather choose your own

roommate? Use specific reasons and details to explain your answer.

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Collected by Thang T. Dinh , MD, RPS of ENT department, HUE Central Hospital.

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