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- 「Yes or No」で答えて、「その理由」を続ける
Do you think traveling by train is better that traveling by car?
→Traveling by train is better for the environment. Also, trains usually run on time.
→It is more convenient to travel around by car. Also, it’s easy to take many things with you.
（1）Do you think students should do more to help the environment?
→It’s important to learn about helping the environment. They should do more volunteer activities like collecting cans for recycling.
→They are already doing a lot of things for the environment. For example, some schools clean up the beach in their town.
（2）Do you think more people will go to computer schools to learn how to use computers in the future?
→It’s easier to learn how to use computers with teachers. Computer skills are very useful to have.
→ It’s usually expensive to go to computer schools. Also, people learn how to use computers by themselves.
（3）Do you think more people from foreign countries will visit Japan in the future?
→More foreign people are interested in Japanese culture. They want to visit famous places in Japan.
→It’s very expensive to travel around Japan. Most people prefer to go somewhere cheaper.
（4）Do you think more people will use electric cars in the future?
→Electric cars are better for the environment. More and more people care about environmental problems.
→Electric cars are too expensive for most people. Also, electric cars can’t travel long distance.
（5）Do you think more Japanese sports players will go abroad to play for foreign teams?
→Japanese sports players have better skills than in the past. Also, they can get more money by playing overseas.
→Some players think it’s difficult to live in a foreign country.
（6）Do you think more people will go to fitness clubs to exercise in the future?
→More and more people think they should exercise. Also, fitness clubs offers many interesting activities.
→It’s usually expensive to use fitness clubs. People can exercise in the park for free.
（7）Do you think people will spend more time watching TV in the future?
→There are more and more kinds of programs on TV. Also, people can watch TV shows on their cell phones.
→Many people are getting too busy to watch TV. Also, they’d rather use the Internet in their free time.
（8）Do you think there will be more shops at train stations in the future?
→It’s easy for people to do their shopping at train stations. They can save time by shopping there.
→Many stations don’t have enough space for shops. Also, some stations don’t have many travelers.
（9）Do you think it is a good idea to study while listening to music?
→People feel better when listening to music. I think some people can study more easily in this way.
→Students should study in a quiet environment. Listening to music doesn’t help them study at all.
（10）Do you think that, in the future, more restaurants will stay open for 24 hours a day?
→People are getting busier and busier these days. Some of them don’t have time to eat until late.
→There are not many customers late at night. Also, staying open all night uses a lot of energy.
（11）Do you think fast-food restaurants will become more popular in the future?
→People can save time by eating at fast-food restaurants. Their lives are becoming busier and busier.
→Many people think that fast food is unhealthy. People today are trying to be more careful about their health.
（12）Do you think more foreigners will visit Japan in the future?
→Japan has a lot of good places for sightseeing. Also, many travel companies offer tours of Japan.
→Traveling in Japan is usually expensive. Also, some foreigners are unfamiliar with Japanese food.
（13）Do you think it is important for people to eat breakfast?
→Eating breakfast gives people energy to start the day. It’s necessary for staying healthy.
→Eating healthy food is more important. It does not matter what time of the day it is.
（14）Do you think more people will buy used clothes, such as used jackets and shirts in the future?
→Used clothes are much cheaper than new ones. Also, many used clothes look new.
→Many people don’t like to wear old clothes. Also, popular fashions change almost every year.
（15）Do you think it is better for junior high schools to offer school lunches to students?
→I think school lunches are healthy. Also, parents don’t have time to make lunch for their children.
→It’s better for students to bring their own lunch. They can eat what they want.
（16）Do you think it is a good idea to use the Internet to study English?
Yes. →People can learn English by watching videos online. It’s more interesting than just reading books.
No. →I think it’s better to learn English with teachers. They can answer any questions you have.
（17）Do you think computers will be used in more classes at school in the future?
→Students will be able to look up information online. I think this will make classes more interesting.
→Students already use computers a lot at school. For example, they use them for presentations in different classes.
（18）Do you think museums should be places that students can visit for free?
→Students can learn a lot of things at museums. For example, they can see pictures by famous painters.
→Museums need money to hold new events. Also, tickets at many museums are not expensive.
（19）Do you think that reading comic books is good for children?
→There are comic books about history, science, and so on. Children can learn many things through these comic books.
→Reading comic books is a waste of time. Children should spend their time studying for school.
（20）Do you think students today have enough time to relax?
→I think students have a lot of free time after school. Many students play computer games or enjoying sports every day.
→Students have a lot of homework to do. Also, they are busy with club activities after school.