Guess what teens love to do most in their spare time. Watching television? Reading magazines? How about playing video games? A documentary shows that the number of youngsters indulged in video games is skyrocketing. In the US, nearly 90% of kids play these games while 5 millions even have gaming add.........Read More
I am writing to express my opinion on the recent increase in cases of children being left unattended by their parents in poor hygienic condition and without food. This is truly a grave problem and one that demands immediate course of action to solve. There are several reasons behind the .........Read More
I-phone and Android cell phone have been all the rage in recent years. Billions of people in the whole world are obsessed by these electronic gadgets--- they are fashionable, multifunctional and interactive. These unique features make them irresistible to nearly all young people in Hong Kong. They b.........Read More
I am writing to express my opinions about which initiative, further space exploration or basic healthcare and education in rural areas, should receive the money raised by our kind students and parents. By considering the needs of people in China and the financial budget of the mainlan.........Read More
I am writing to air my opinion on the latest controversy in the education sector – whether small-class teaching or class reduction should be adopted to tackle the dwindling number of local students. There are different views in society discussing the two possible remedies in terms .........Read More
Topic 2:Dear Editor
I am writing in regards to the imminent drop in school enrolment, and the course of action that should be taken.
Over the past few years, there has been a heated debate over what to do with the dwindling number of school enrolments due to shrinking population. On one hand, educato.........Read More
School enrolment has been declining, thanks to the decreasing birth rate in Hong Kong. While controversies concerning whether small-class teaching or class reduction is a better solution are stirred up, the government advocates the latter for secondary schools. Being a secondary student .........Read More
Dear EditorHong Kong’s population has been shrinking since the past decade, causing a drop in school enrolment. There is now a heated debate over the government’s implementation of small-class teaching or class reduction in schools. I, as a secondary school student, am writing to expres.........Read More
Hong Kong has returned to be a part of China for more than ten years. Still, the majority of people in Hong Kong cannot communicate fluently in Putonghua, the national language of China. In order to improve the situation, there is a suggestion of making Putonghua a compulsory subject in the HKDSE, w.........Read More
These years doctors, lawyers and accountants seem no longer ideal occupations for teenagers. Top models, movie stars and singers are. The star business is an increasingly popular career option among the new generation. The road to a superstar is no easy task, though. With the great market behind, a .........Read More
Famous film star Lau Ka Ling participated as a pseudo-model in her new movie, and according to the news, the look is inspired by Angelababy, one of the most well-known ‘liang-mos’ in Hong Kong. This shows how popular the pseudo-models are right now, and some people are not happy with thi
People who .........Read More
Hong Kong has done much to build its reputation as a modern, cosmopolitan city, but it has not put much effort into preserving or restoring its historic sites. Write an essay discussing the benefits and drawbacks of preserving Hong Kong’s past.
For the last twenty to thirty years, many historic sites.........Read More
Popular is the choice of becoming pseudo-models among young girls. The reason is clear – it is a convenient way to make easy money. Regardless of their academic results, they can effortlessly enter the industry, as long as they look pretty. Yet the trend is not trouble-free. Critics say pseudo.........Read More
With the introduction of the HKDSE, Hong Kong is embracing an education system that is closer to the one in the mainland. Some people suggest making Putonghua a compulsory subject in the HKDSE. Indeed, with the rapid economic growth in China, Putonghua is becoming more and more important with each p.........Read More
Which lesson(s) do you find the least important? Chinese, Physics, or Music? According to the recent survey carried out by the Sports Club, many students in our school do not take physical education (PE) lessons seriously. They either do nothing but sit down and take a rest during the period, or ski.........Read More
A letter to the principal opposing the school’s plan to ban students from having lunch in classroom because many of them put their lunch boxes, drinks and other leftovers in the rubbish bin in their classroom.
Dear Ms. Young
I am writing to share my and my fellow schoolmates’ views on the decis.........Read More
Your school had decided to restrict the internet access to social media sites such as Facebook and Xanga in school areas. Students will not be allowed to browse these websites in library or computer room. As President of your students’ Association, write a letter to your school principal prote.........Read More
It makes me blue to know that Hong Kong is one of the most wasteful cities in the world. As compared with Japan or Taiwan, the local waste disposal policy is far too short-sighted and ineffective. Worse still, according to a recent survey, Hong Kong people are not just wasteful, but are .........Read More
A recent survey shows that Hongkongers produce the most waste and are the most reluctant to change their wasteful behaviors. Write a letter to the Editor in response to the survey results. In your letter, discuss the seriousness of the problem, give ideas on how the Environmental Protection Departme.........Read More
The results of “Ten Model Students” eventually came to light, crowning only six female candidates with no boys, to most people’s surprise. There came allegations concluding that boys are generally weaker than girls in the areas of competition. In my opinion, however, this is entire.........Read More
Dear Mrs. Brown
It is encouraging to know that the school’s fundraising event for China’s development has been a resounding success. Students and parents have donated a large sum of money and they are excited at seeing how it can be used wisely to help the people living in the mainland. .........Read More
Students have been yelling their complaint on heavy school bags for years. Yet, not many constructive responses have been made by society so far. According to a recent news report, the average weight of an S.3 student’s school bag is now 5 kg, while the burden of a primary six stud.........Read More
Have you ever imagined talking textbooks and robot teachers in some sort of futuristic dream? Well, it seems that they are not so far-fetched anymore – at least the talking textbooks part is not.
As concerned with education reforms as it is nowadays, the government is currently experimenting with yet.........Read More