（1） Some people think that parents should plan their children’s leisure time carefully. Other people believe that children should decide for themselves how to spend their free time, which idea do you agree with? Give reasons for your choice.
（2） Some people think that the family is the most important influence on young adults. Other people think that friends are the most important influence on young adults. Which view do you agree with? Use examples to support your position.
（3） Some people tend to study a subject in a very intensive way over a short period of time, while others tend to study a subject constantly over a long period of time. What do you think is a better way of learning? Explain why.
（4） Should the money invested into a university be used to improve the library or to improve the physical training facilities? What do you think? Why?
(1) Some students participate in school activities such as clubs and sports. Other students do not take part in such activities because they spend more time on their studies. Tell why do you think the two groups of students spend their time differently. Which type of student do you prefer to be? Explain why.
(2) Some people like different friends. Other likes similar friends. Compare the advantages of these two kinds of friends. Which kind of friend do you prefer? Explain why.
(3) Some people pay money for the things they want or need. Other people trade products or goods for what they need. Compare the advantages of these two ways of obtaining things. Which way do you prefer? Explain why.
(4) Some people say that the best way to raise children is to encourage them to be independent thinkers. Others disagree with and say that children need to be taught discipline in order to become successful.
Using specific examples, discuss the