0109: Many people argue that society is becoming less and less polite. What is your opinion?
0116: Many museums and historical sites are mainly visited by tourists, not local people. Why is this the case? What can be done to attract more local people?
0123: It is more and more common to read news on the internet. Some think traditional newspapers will still be the most important source to obtain news. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
0130: In most countries, prison is the most common solution to the problem of crime. However, a more effective solution is to provide people with better education so that they do not become criminals. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
0213: In some cities, there are few controls on the design and construction of homes and other buildings, and owners can decide on the styles of their houses. Do the advantages of this outweigh its drawbacks?
0220: Around the world, many historic buildings are in danger of being damaged or destroyed. What are the main dangers they face? How can they be protected?
0227: In many countries, women are allowed to take maternity leave from their jobs during the first month after the birth of their baby. Do the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages?
0305: In recent years, the family structure has changed, as well as the family roles. What are the changes occurring? Do you think these changes are positive or negative? (Socio-cultural Study)
0319: In many cities, old buildings are rebuilt or redesigned in order to modernise them. Are there more advantages or disadvantages in this development? (Cultural Study)
0402: It is impossible to help all people in the world, so governments should only focus on people in their own countries. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Governmental Aids)
0430: In some countries, university students live at home, whereas they go to other cities and do not live with family in other countries. Do you think the advantages for living away from home during university outweigh the disadvantages?
0507: In some countries around the world, men and women are having babies later in life. What are the reasons? Do you think the advantages brought by this outweigh the disadvantages?
0528: Young people increasingly admire media or sport stars even though they often do not set a good example. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?
0618: Cycling is healthier and better for the environment. Why is this the case and how should the popularity of cycling in such places be improved?
0625: Some people believe that public money should be used in promoting healthy lifestyles instead of treating people who are already sick. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
0709: Studies suggest that children nowadays spend more time on TV rather than active or creative things. Why it is the case? What are the suggestions to encourage children to spend more time on active and creative things?
0716: In many countries, governments spend a large amount of money on improving internet access. Why is it happening, and do you think it is the most appropriate use of governmental funding?
0730: Many people say the gap between the rich and the poor is wider, as rich people are becoming richer and poor people growing poorer. What problems could this situation cause? What measures can be done to address those problems?
0730 General: People nowadays spend a long time living and working far away from home. Does this situation have more advantages or disadvantages?
0804 IDP ONLY: In many countries, people wear western-style dress, such as suits and jeans, rather than traditional styles of clothing. What are the reasons? Is it a positive or negative development?
0814: In some countries, the number of people who use bicycle as the main way for transport is decreasing even though cycling has benefits. Why is it the case? What can be done to encourage more people to use bicycle as the main way for transport?
0820: In some cities, people are choosing cars instead of bicycles while in other cities riding bicycles are replacing cars. What are the reasons? Which do you think is the better development?
0820 General: Some people think that private schools should not be allowed as they are giving an unfair advantage. What is your opinion?
0827: With the rapid advancement of communicative technology, such as smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices, some people believe that the disadvantages outweigh the advantages. To what extent do you agree or disagree?