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25歳男性の勉強全般に関する日記。英語系が多めです。

英検1級2次試験:Will the gap between the rich and poor inevitably increase in today’s globalized world?

Will the gap between the rich and poor inevitably increase in today’s globalized world?

(グローバル化が進んだ今日において、貧富の差は必然的に増えるか?)

 

I’m of the opinion that the gap between the rich and poor inevitable increase in today’s globalized world.

I have two reasons to support my opinion.

 

First, companies in developed countries are nowadays trying to exploit cheap labor forces. Since the world is becoming more globalized, large corporations are expanding their businesses overseas. These companies, for instance, have built factories in developing countries, and as a result, many people are forced to do demanding tasks at low pay. Whereas, since the labor cost is very cheap, these companies make huge profits.

 

Second viewpoint is digital divide. In developed countries, since most households are connected with the Internet, they can have an access to various kinds of information and education. As a result, they are more likely to gain high-paying job opportunities. On the other hand, in some developing nations, the Internet connection environment is not developed adequately. Under the situation, citizens can’t gain knowledge about how to improve economic conditions, and they won’t be able to escape from poverty.

 

In conclusion, I believe that the gap between the rich and poor inevitably increase in today’s globalized world. (187 words)

 

【内容の要約】

結論:Agree

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本日(3/3)練習をしたスピーチトピックは以下の通りです。

苦手なトピックはで示します。

・Should hunting for sport be banned?

・Is the privatization of public services good for the general public?

・Agree or disagree: The news media should be regulated by the government

・Can business be ethical and profitable?

・Are the values of young people today different from those of previous generations?

・Which is a greater threat to society, crime or environmental pollution?

・Should the study of history be a higher priority in modern education?

・Agree or disagree: Classical literature still has a place in the modern classroom

・Agree or disagree: Art only has value as entertainment

・Do the strengths of multicultural societies outweigh the weaknesses?

・Will there be a world without religious conflict?

・Can Japanese agriculture industry survive in today’s globalized society?

・Is it acceptable to treat water as a private commodity?

・Should more be done to increase awareness of mental-health issues in Japan?

・Agree or disagree: Urbanization has gone too far

・Will the gap between the rich and poor inevitably increase in today’s globalized world?

・Should animal testing be banned?

・Agree or disagree: Improving space-related technology is a good investment

・Can society eliminate its dependence on fossil fuels such as oil and gas in the near future?

・Agree or disagree: All nuclear power plants should be shut down