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政府の責任

政府の責任かどうかを問う問題は、
アイエルツのライティングでもっともよく出題される問題の一つです。

共通して使えるアイデアがあるとともに、
気をつけたいアイデアもありますので
しっかり繰り返し練習をしておくようにしましょう。

参考記事:
政府がお金を負担するべきと言える3つの状況

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Some people say it is the government’s responsibility to fund school buses, while others think parents should be responsible for bringing their kids to school. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people say governments should build sport facilities for professional athletes. Others believe that such facilities should be open to everyone. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people believe that the government should make university education free for all. Others disagree and say students should pay for their own education. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people think that government should provide education for free on all levels: primary, secondary and tertiary. Others believe that it is the responsibility of individuals to pay for their own tertiary education. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Some people think that drivers should pay for building and maintaining roads, while others think that the government should pay the costs of infrastructure. What is your opinion?

In many countries few people have extremely high incomes compared to the rest of the population. Some believe that this is good, while others say that the government should not allow this to happen. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Many people think that every individual is responsible for their own healthy lifestyle, while others believe that governments should take care of it. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people believe that governments should pay full course fees for students who want to study in universities. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Some people claim that governments should take action to ensure that people have a healthy lifestyle. Others, however, disagree and believe that people should decide themselves which way they prefer to live their lives. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Many countries spend too much money on training of a few individuals for international sports competitions. Some people think that governments should invest more in ordinary people instead. Do you agree or disagree?

In many countries governments spend a lot of money on internet infrastructure. Some say it is reasonable to allocate these funds, but others disagree and say that many more important programs need this money. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Some people believe that the government should spend money on art and education. Others say most schools should be privately funded. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people say that the government should stop TV and newspapers from showing crimes because media coverage of violent crimes is frightening people and encouraging criminals. Do you agree or disagree?

The funds for postgraduate research are limited, and therefore some people think that financial support from the government should be provided. However, only scientific research should be funded, rather than other, less useful subjects. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Some people think that governments must insist on preserving traditional appearance of old buildings undergoing renovation or redevelopment. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?

Some people believe that it is impossible to help everyone in need around the world. That is why governments should only focus on helping people of their own country. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Some people believe that the government should help the unemployed or just laid off from work on a weekly basis. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Some people say that the government should invest in trains and the subway system to prevent traffic congestion in large cities. Others, however, think it should build wider roads. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people believe that governments shouldn’t provide aid to other countries if they have poor and disadvantaged people within their own country. Do you agree or disagree?

Some people believe that free housing should be provided by the government for under-privileged and people who can’t afford to buy a house. To what extent do you agree and disagree with the statement?

Some people feel that there is too much emphasis on getting an education, and that governments should spend money on leisure time activities for young people too. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Some people think that governments should provide subsidies to farmers to produce cheap healthy food. Others think that governments should tax companies producing unhealthy foods. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people believe that the government should pay for and offer housing to people who lost their homes or cannot afford them. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Many people think that the government should spend money to explore life in the outer space, while others think that it’s a waste of public money. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people think that mothers should spend most of their time raising family, and therefore the government should support them financially. Do you agree or disagree?

Some people say that the government should make public transportation free for all users. To what extent do you agree or disagree with it?

Public health is a major issue nowadays. Some people say the government should make laws to restrict fast foods and to change nutrition habits of people for healthier ones. Others argue that this is a totally personal issue and everyone should take care of it on their own. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Scientists point out that our world is experiencing a lot of environmental problems. Some say the government should take preventive steps to avoid them. Others say that the change should be made on an individual’s level, perhaps by changing people’s lifestyle. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people think that the government should increase tax on petrol in order to reduce traffic and pollution. What are the advantages or disadvantages of such a solution?

Some people say that artists should be financially supported by the governments of their countries. However others believe that there are other choices that can be made. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some say that the government should stop supporting the professional sports activities and the cultural performances, and instead begin supporting schools to encourage children to take up sports and arts. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

It’s important for the government to spend more money on promotion of people’s health rather than medical treatment. Do you agree or disagree?

Governments should make more effort to promote alternative sources of energy. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this?

Mothers generally stay home to take care of their children after pregnancy. Do you support the opinion that these mothers should be compensated by the government?