【英検一級2次対策】スピーチ用トピック99問

はじめに

こんにちは、留学に向けて英検1級を勉強していましたが、2次試験を受けてきました(7/16無事合格!)。そこで今回作成した、スピーチ用トピックリスト99問を公開したいと思います。

勉強法

まずはこちらの参考書をさらっと読んだ後、トピックリストを作成し、レアジョブで練習しました。

スピーチ用トピック99問

下記のリストは、スピーチのトピックのみで、その後の質疑応答は含まれていません(質疑応答はレアジョブの先生に何問か質問してもらって練習)。下記の中から自分が言いやすい30問程度を選び、結論+理由を2つ考え、英語で言えるようにしました

本番では、練習した30問のうちの一つとほぼ同じトピックがあったので、それを選び、練習通り回答しました。

1AdvertisingShould governments enact regulations to limit companies advertising?
2AllergyIs the increasing number of allergy sufferers a cause for concern?
3AnimalCan the use of animals for medical research be justified?
4AnimalDo humans pay enough attentions to the rights of animals?
5Antibiotic drugIs enough being done to deal with the problem of antibiotic drug resistance?
6ArtsAre the arts a good way to promote international understanding?
7ArtsAre enough public funds invested in the arts?
8AsiaWill Asia dominate the world stage in the 21st century?
9AsiaHow will the economic growth of other Asian countries affect Japan in the future?
10BiodiversityAgree or Disagree: It is too late to prevent the loss of biodiversity on Earth.
11BookAre books in danger of becoming obsolete?
12BusinessIs world peace an achievable corporations have become too powerful
13CivilizationDoes history show that people are becoming more civilized?
14Climate changeIs climate change the biggest threat facing human kind?
15Combat sportsShould combat sports such as boxing be banned?
16Cram schoolThe pros and cons of cram schools?
17CriminalsIs too much attention paid to the human rights of criminals?
18CurrencyWould the global economy benefit from having a single world currency?
19DecentralizationShould there be more decentralization of government?
20DemocracyShould democratic nations make greater efforts to spread democracy to other nations?
21DeseaseWill infectious diseases become a greater thread to humanity in the future?
22DevelopmentAgree or disagree: The protest in society benefit the least from economic development
23DevelopmentIs a country’s economic development more important than protecting its cultural heritage?
24DevelopmentIs it possible for developed countries to sustain present standards of living?
25DevelopmentHow can Japan best provide assistance to less developed countries?
26DiplomacyShould Japan prioritize relations with its neighbors or the United States?
27DiplomacyShould Japan play a bigger role in international affairs?
28EducationShould students be asked to evaluate their teachers?
29EducationAgree or Disagree: Technology is undermining the role of teachers in the classroom
30EducationIs single-sex education a good thing in a modern society?
31EducationWhat role should the central government play in determining school curriculums?
32EducationWhich should school emphasize more, competition or cooperation?
33EnglishShould large companies in Japan make English their official language?
34EnglishWill English lead to a monocultural world in the future?
35EnvironmentWhat can be done to make people more environmentally conscious?
36ExpenditureDoes the public have enough say about how government money is spent?
37FakenewsIs society taking the issue of fake news seriously enough?
38FamilyAre family values today as important as they were in the past?
39FamilyShould governments broaden the definition of a family to include non-traditional types?
40Financial industryShould more controls be placed on the financial industry?
41FoodCan the consumption of meat be morally justified?
42Fossil fuelIs the fossil-fuel era coming to an end?
43GenerationsDo the values of today’s company employees differ from those of past generations?
44GenerationsAre the values of young people today different from those of previous generations?
45HardwarkCan hard work and determination be a substitute for natural ability in the working world?
46HistoryCan history education be free from bias?
47HistoryShould the study of history be a higher priority in modern education?
48ImmigrantsShould Japan allow more immigrants into the country?
49IndividualCan the efforts of individuals change society for the better?
50InternetAre the threats to society posed by the Internet being taken seriously enough?
51InternetShould the Internet be censored?
Can censorship be justified in a democratic society?
52InternetDoes there need to be stricter government regulation of the Internet?
53InternetShould more be done to combat extremism on the Internet?
54InternetIn what ways has the Internet made young people more vulnerable?
55JapanHow can Japan improve its international image?
56JournalismHas the quality of journalism declined in the digital age?
57LanguageIs it important to preserve minority languages?
58LongevityIs it good to prolong the life of the dying?
59ManufacturingIs the Japanese economy too dependent on manufacturing?
60MarriagesDo arranged marriages have a place in modern society?
61MediaDoes the media invade the lives of public figures too much?
62MediaDoes the mass media shape public opinion or reflect it?
63Mental healthShould more be done to increase awareness of mental-health issues in Japan?
64NewspapersWill printed newspapers become obsolete in the Internet-driven 21st century?
65OrphansIs adopting orphans from other countries a good thing?
66PoliceAre the police in Japan equipped to deal with the challenges of a modern society?
67PolitenessAre people becoming less polite?
68PoorShould more be done to help the working poor?
69Political activismCan political activism make a difference in the modern world?
70PrivacyDoes the government invade too much in citizen’s private lives?
71PrivatizationIs the privatization of public services food for the general public?
72ReligionCan people have strong moral values without religion?
73Rich and PoorDo the rich have a responsibility to help the poor in society?
74Rich and PoorWill the gap between the rich and the poor inevitably increase in today’s globalized world?
75Rich and PoorIs economic inequality in society inevitable?
76Science fictionWhy are science fiction and historical novels so popular today?
77ScienceAre humans too dependent on science to solve society’s problems?
78Senior citizensAre senior citizens discriminated against in today’s society?
79Surveilance camerasIs the use of surveillance cameras in public places a good thing?
80SexismAgree or Disagree: Sexism has been eliminated from modern society
81SpeciesIs the extinction of some plant and animal species inevitable?
82SpeciesIs enough being done to stop the illegal trade in endangered species?
83Sports Has doping tainted the image of professional sports?
84SuperpowerThe pros and cons of having only one world superpower
85SuperpowerAgree or disagree: China should now be considered a global superpower?
86TerrorismCan terrorism be eliminated?
87The Japan SDFShould the Japan Self-Defense Forces join international peacekeeping operations?
88The OlympicsAgree or disagree: The Olympics have become too commercialized
89The UNWould a unified world government benefit humanity?
90The UNWhat role should the United Nations play in international politics?
91TourismDo the advantages of ecotourism outweigh the disadvantages?
92TraditionIs tradition always worth preserving?
93TVAre TV news programs still relevant in the age of the Internet?
94TVThe pros and cons of TV license fees
95VillegesWhat can be done to stimulate growth in Japan’s shrinking villages?
96ViolenceCan humanity overcome its violent tendencies?
97WarAre war and violence inevitable in human society?
98WaterWhat can be done to help solve the worldwide fresh water shortage?
99WomenAgree or disagree: Japanese companies would benefit from having more women in leadership roles

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