Thursday, October 2, 2008

Our Eighth Discussion

Warm-up: Use a Venn Diagram to Compare/Constrast two VOANews Videos:
Chinese Food Safety Chief Steps Down In Milk Scandal
More Countries Banning Chinese Milk
(See 10/01/08 blogpost)

Today's discssion questions are take from TOEFL Writing Topics

14. Should students be required to attend classes or should classes be optional for students?

33. 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?

50. Face-to-face communication is better than other types of communication, such as letters, E-mail, or telephone calls.

79. Is it more important to be able to work with a group of people on a team or to work independently?

118. Compare the advantages of having friends who are different from you with the advantages of having friends who are similar to you.

120. Do you agree that different clothes influence the way people behave?

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