A recent study conducted by Zhongshan University has found that the numberof smokers has been increasing sharply over the pastfive years. Researchfindings also reveal that the incidence of smoking-related conditions hassoared. As a result, the ban on smoking has been in the spotlight.
If police in the U.K. are able to go without guns and not have crimegetting completely out of control then they have already set a fine example thatother countries should follow. The fact that they are able to do this is anindication of their ability to control the flow of guns to the general populaceand this makes citizens safer than anything else. To a civilian, taking gunsaway from criminals is more important than giving them to police.
It is reported that a boy in Zhuhai was beaten to death by his father onFather' Day. Ample evidence also shows that children who are frequently abusedby their parents or teachers tend to be introverted, pessimistic, indifferentand even world-weary. Recently, there has arisen a fierce argument on whethercorporal punishment should be abolished. Teachers, parents and experts takediverse attitudes towards this issue.
At the mere mention of women governing the world, most of us may naturallyform an unrealistic picture of a more peaceful world where the sun alwaysshines. The other side of the picture, however, is just to the opposite.
例如在写到先天跟后天哪一个更重要时，“Genius is two percent inspiration and ninety-eightpercent perspiration” is the opinion held by Edison. This remark has beenconfirmed time and again by more and more people.
Globalization-the international spread of products, ideas andinformation-is bringing the world closer together. But globalization is not anew concept. For thousands of years, nations have roamed the earth in search ofnew markets and new sources of raw materials for their own industries.
即从题目给出的话题中找出这个现象产生的原因来扩展背景句。这种方法适合大多数的话题。例如There are social, medical andtechnical problems associated with the use of mobile phones. What forms do theytake? Do you agree that the problems outweigh the benefits of mobilephone?
The late 20th century witnessed the boom of science and technology, whichgave rise to a series of technological innovations, including the mobilephone.
Nowadays, some universities offer students skills that assist them to findemployment, but some people believe that the main function of a universityshould be to provide students with access to knowledge for its sake. What isyour opinion?
As job-hunting has become one of the main purposes of universityeducation,the majority of the universities tend to offer vocational trainings toprepare the students for their future career.
Nowadays, people are facing more and more work-related stress. State thepossible reasons for this phenomenon and make some recommendations about how tocombat it.
本题的话题关于压力，那考生可从当前社会现象来考虑这个问题，考生不难想出当下对压力这一现象的情况，即很多人都在承受着或多或少的压力。可用it isgenerally believed that … 形式主语的句型。
It is generally believed that white-collar as well as blue-collarsworkers are suffering from psychological and physical stress stemming fromwork.
Environmental problem is too big for individual countries and individualpeople to address. In other words, we have reached the stage where the only wayto protect the environment is at an international level. To what extent do youagree or disagree with this statement?
本题话题为环境问题，考生也可用重述法对当前环境问题进行重述，这时，可以用In modern society/ At present,等表时间的介词短语来引导一个叙述句型。
In modern society, environment related issues have confronted ecologicalscientists, government agencies and the general public.
The main purpose of public libraries is to provide books and they shouldnot waste their limited resources and space on providing expensive hi-tech mediasuch as computer software, videos and DVDs. To what extent do you agree ordisagree with this statement?
It is generally believed that public libraries are places with a largecollection of books; however, the digital time has given .it a new means ofstoring and retrieving information.