1.Somestudents prefer to have their final grades determined by numerous small assignments, whereas others prefer to have their grades determined by only afew large ones. Which do you prefer and why?
2.An effective leader tries to make others feel they are parts of a decision.
3.If a city has an amount of money, which option listed in the following do you prefer?
Build a public garden to provide quiet environment to benefit all
Build a sports field for students in high school which doesn’t have its own.
4.Governmenthas done enough to educate people the importance of a balanced lifestyle and healthy eating.
5.In the past,people were more interested in improving their neighborhoods than they are today.
6.In the past,young people depended on their parents for making decisions. Today young people are better able to make decisions on their own.
7.It is better to relax by watching TV or reading a book than by doing physical exercises.
8.We should state our honest opinions even though people may disagree with us.
9.In order to succeed in a new job, the ability to adapt oneself to the new environment ismore important than excellent knowledge.
10.People spend too much time communication through social media and text messages.
11.There is noreason to be rude to another person.
12.Technology designed to make people’s life simpler in fact make peoples life morecomplicated.
13.Movies andTV programs made in your own country are more interesting compared to moviesand programs made in other countries.
14.It is as important for older people to study and lean new things as it is for youngpeople.
15.To remain happy and optimistic whenever you fail is more important than to achieve success.
16.It is important to know what is happening around the world, even if it does not affect your personal life.
针对独立写作的常见话题，大致可归成三类：个人类（关于学习、工作、休闲、做人的选择）；古今类（标题中有明显的now… past … 让考生判别往常和过去在某一方面的比较）；决策类（标题中通常有government这个词呈现，讨论政府的投资或者政策，有些标题固然没有government这个词呈现，但假如触及的是有社会影响力的话题，也能够划为政府类，比如 A/D Professional athletes such as the football playerand basketball player deserve high salaries that they are paid.）
交朋友、陪伴家人……. (协作、沟通) …….
质量（自信，独立，坚持，悲观 ) / 兴趣喜好
标题中议论到的比如artists,scientists, athletes 等等
4. 社会 Society
Economy(tourism), culture, safety, improvement …