1. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It’s a waste of time for students to take courses outside of their major field.
2. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Students should be allowed to evaluate their professors at the end of every semester. Give reasons and examples to support your explanation.
3. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Children will learn more if the teachers are kind and friendly.
4. Your university decided to allow local communities to listen in the campus, they could enter into the class, but can’t ask questions and don’t have assignments. Do you agree or not agree?
5. Some people like to take less informative but interesting lectures. Others like to take boring but more content rich lectures. Which do you prefer?
6. When having class discussions, some people prefer to give their opinions immediately; while other people prefer to wait and listen to others’ opinions first. Which do you think is better?
7. Do you think it’s necessary for children’s growth for them to live far away from home and stay with relatives or friends during school breaks?
8. Which one do you agree? Children born with talent should be treated in a different way or they should be treated in the same way as average children.
9. Do you prefer to live in a place where the season changes or a place where the seasons are almost the same all year round?
10. Some people like to make their decisions based on personal experience. Other people prefer to ask others for help, such as family and friends. Which do you prefer?
11. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The school should ban all junk food in school.
12. Which kind of roommate do you prefer: a roommate from a foreign country or a roommate from your own country?
13. Some students prefer to do things which they are good at. Some students force themselves to do what they are not good at? Which do you prefer? Why?
14. When having an assignment or project to do, some people prefer to finish it long before the due date; others prefer to start doing it right before the deadline. Which one do you prefer and why
15. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents should not let children choose jobs (such as an athlete or an artist) which are difficult to become successful.
16. Some people think it’s better to take classes in the daytime and have a part-time job in the evening, some people prefer to have a part-time job in the daytime and take classes in the evening. Which do you think is better? Use specific details and examples to explain your answer.
17. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? For the success of business, it is important to be friendly and outgoing.
18. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Employees shouldn’t send personal texts or e-mails during work hours.
19. Some managers tend to check workers’ task closely or frequently; while others tend to check on them rarely or casually. Which do you think is better management?
20. Do you agree or disagree that the boss should keep a close friendship with employees?
2019 年 8 月托福考试改革后独立口语题目汇总
1. To enrich their after-school lives and covering living expenses, many collage students tend to seek part-time jobs. Some universities worry that work might cut into students' study time. Therefore, they set a limit on the numbers of hours per week that students spend on part-time jobs. Do you agree or disagree with this policy? Why or why not? （2019.08.03）
2. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: children at an early age should learn independent living skills.（2019.08.10）
3. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Employees shouldn’t send personal text or emails during work hours. explain why.（2019.08.24 下午）
4. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is disrespectful for tourists to take photos of strangers without their permission.（2019.08.24 上午）
5. Some people prefer to do shopping in large grocery stores or department stores. Others prefer to do shopping in small specialty stores. Which do you prefer and why? Use specific reason and example to support your response. （2019.08.25）
6. Imagine that you have been accepted by two different universities. One is well-known for its excellent academic program, but it’s expensive, while the other one is less well- known, but can offer you scholarship. Which university would you prefer to go and explain why. （2019.09.01）
7. Some people think historical sites should be open to the general public, but some people think historical sites should only be open to experts and researchers. Which do you think is better? （2019.09.07 上午）
8. Some people think parents should allow their kids to make mistakes, but other people think parents shouldn’t do that. Which do you agree?（2019.09.07 下午）
9. Do you agree or disagree. Nowadays many students have laptop. Do you think it is necessary to close the computer lab. Tell the reasons and details（2019.09.21 上午）
10. Which one do you prefer when you have a disagreement with your friends: speaking directly face to face or sending an email and a text message? （2019.09.21 下午）
11. When travelling outside, some people prefer to keep connection with their family members or friends, other people do not prefer to do this, which do you prefer? （2019.09.22）
12. Some people spend their vacation visiting just one place. Others prefer to spend their vacation visiting several different places and spending a shorter amount of time in each. Which do you prefer and why. (2019.10.12 上午)
13. Some companies are controversial and criticized by their business practices. Is it acceptable to get a job in those companies in spite of a good pay? (2019.10.12 下午)
14. Some people want to change their appearance, by surgery. Do you agree or disagree? (2019.10.13 上午)
15. Some people like to work independently an enjoy more freedom, while others like to have a supervisor to tell them what to do. Which do you prefer? Why? (2019.10.19)
16. Some people think that risk-taking activities such as rock-climbing and skydiving require a lot of bravery. While others think this is not brave, but simply foolish. Which view do you agree with and explain why. (2019.10.26)
17. Your community has received money from the government to build a building in an open area. Which would you prefer, a company offering more jobs or a park? Use specific examples and details to support your answer. (2019.10.27)
18. Some schools teach students world history, as much as teach students history of their own country. Which do you agree? (2019.11.02)
19. Do you agree or disagree that school should record large lectures and upload it to the school website (for students to watch)? (2019.11.03)
20. Do you prefer to read positive news or negative news?（2019.11.09 上午）
21. Do you prefer experienced teachers or new teachers?（2019.11.09 下午）
22. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Good luck is as important as working hard in achieving success.（2019.11.10）
23. Do you think we should learn about the news overseas? Why or why not, please use details and example to explain.（2019.11.16）
24. Do you agree or disagree with the statement that it is a great idea to select government leaders from the ordinary people?（2019.11.17）