Should casinos be legalized in Thailand?
2. Are beauty contests harmful and degrading to women?
3. Should the government impose restrictions on internet
4. Is there too much sex and violence on television?
5. Should cohabitation be considered acceptable for young
The topics are worded to give competitors a choice of themes.
They are broad enough to allow for creative, imaginative
interpretations. Competitors should be selective and focus
the topic accordingly. Remember the time limit is 5 minutes.
The judges are looking for well-rounded speeches, which
include the competitors own ideas and answers. It is not
simply enough to highlight problems; competitors should
also outline their solutions to the problems. Similarly,
it is not enough to just outline advantages without discussing
disadvantages as well.
The judges are looking for creative, logical ideas and solutions,
use of facts and figures, good presentation skills and sound