title、theme、topic、subject 和 和 issue的区别：
His poems were published under the title of ‘Love and Reason’.
the title track from their latest CD (= the song with the same title as the disc)
It was the book's eye-catching title that helped me make up my mind to buy it.
This is a picture that requires no title; I think everyone knows what the author really wants to show.
The title of the book is 'Gone with the Wind'.
What's the title of her new play?
'Patience and Sarah' was first published in 1969 under the title 'A Place for Us'.
The official title of the job is ‘Administrative Assistant’.
She has been awarded the title Professor.
She has three world titles.
2.theme [θi:m]：指演讲、文章或艺术作品等的"主题，论题，题目或主题思想"，系正式用词，多指文学、艺术作品的主题，或论文、演说的主题。也指人们为了进行文学或艺术方面的论述而选取的主体，如诗的思想，主张，乐曲的主旋律或绘画的基调，它与subject, topic的区别在于它有时暗示在立意，形式，效果等方面进行了比较，但是：主题歌只能是theme song,还有主体公园theme park.
an overworked theme（老生常谈的题目）指立意上与别的作品相比并无新意。
North American literature is the main theme of this year's festival.
The President stressed a favourite campaign theme─greater emphasis on education.
The naked male figure was always the central theme of Greek art.
The stories are all variations on the theme of unhappy marriage.
The theme of the conference is renaissance Europe...
The novel's central theme is the perennial conflict between men and women...
.the theme from Dr Zhivago...
The BBC used Vangelis's Chariots of Fire as its Olympic theme tune in 1984.
The graduates wrote a number of essays whose theme was man's will-power.
The students are discussing the theme of a novel. 学生们在讨论小说的主题。
Waterfalls are from very early times a favourite theme for the painter. 瀑布很早就是画家喜爱的主题。
Race is a recurrent theme in the work.
Most of the art exhibitions have a pronounced Scottish theme.
an Irish theme pub
theme pub/bar/restaurant, etc.
3.topic："话题，题目，主题，论题"，主要指主题：一篇讲话,文章、论文或研讨的题目 ； 指人们普遍感兴趣或对之持有不同观点，因而可供讨论的题目，也指为了对之进行独特而有创意的论述而选择的话题，可指整篇作品的主旨，也可指某个章节，段落乃至单句包含的要点。英语文章段落往往有主题句,即topic sentence.聊天从唱歌扯到泡扭,这叫不断换话题（change topics）.这些地方都不能换用.
The weather is a constant topic of conversation in Britain…
The main topic of conversation was Tom's new girlfriend.
The article covered a wide range of topics.
The main topic for discussion is political union
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
I have discussed this topic in some detail
The topic of your article is very good, but your spelling and style must be improved.
I cannot remember in a very long conversation what topic has been touched upon and what has not.
The students were asked to write an essay [e`sei ]on one of the assigned [ә`saind] (指派)topics. 要求学生根据指定题目当中的一题写文章。
Baseball is their favourite topic of conversation. 棒球运动是他们最喜好谈论的话题。
The role of women in war has been a hot topic of debate in America since the Gulf conflict.
She would have liked to ask questions, but he had moved on to another topic
The topic of addiction remains something of a taboo
The War will remain a heated topic of debate for some time to come
The topic is not taught in degree courses
When I taught, I would assign a topic to children which they would write about
His articles just stick to the topic.
Sex education in schools was the buzz topic.
In addition to the 81 positive comments, 26 students had neutral, mixed, negative or off topic views.
Teaching methodologies vary according to the topic
He has led up to his favourite topic.
an unpleasant subject of conversation
Let’s change the subject. 让我们改换话题吧。
I have studied the subject. 我研究过这个题目。
I have nothing more to say on the subject.
I wish you'd change the subject (= talk about sth else) .
How did we get onto the subject of marriage?
We seem to have got off the subject we're meant to be discussing.
Climate change is still very much a subject for debate .
He tried to change the subject, but she wasn't to be put off.
When someone rang at the door, he was doing research on the subject matter which would be under discussion in his next day's philosophy class.
He chose "A Reform in Teaching Methods" as the subject of his lecture.
Biology is my favourite subject.
I'll confer with him on the subject.
This subject has no interest for [ to] me.
What you said is irrelevant to the subject.
Their story is the subject of a new book titled 'The Golden Thirteen'.
Neither the subject nor the title of this lecture is of my own choice.
5.issue ['ɪsjuː]: 指有争论、议论，急需讨论研究的热点话题。多指社会或政治方面尚有争论的问题。
a key/sensitive/controversial issue
关键的 / 敏感的 / 有争议的问题
This is a big issue ; we need more time to think about it.
She usually writes about environmental issues.
The union plans to raise the issue of overtime.
The party was divided on this issue.
You're just avoiding the issue .
Don't confuse the issue .
Agents will raise the issue of prize-money for next year's world championships...
I was earning a lot of money, but that was not the issue
The growing problem is underlined in the latest issue of the Lancet
You should raise the issue of gender discrimination with the council.
The candidate addressed the issue of power abuse in his speech.
They began to debate the issues of human rights.
They've published a lot of new books on international issues.
Australia was trying to keep a low profile on this issue.