TOEFL Essay Topic 66 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Classmates are a more important influence than parents on a child`s success in school. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Family offer us warm and care.When we were little children,parents teach us many things.What parents teach us shape us.It
Family offer us warm and care.When we were little children,parents teach us many things.What parents teach us shape us.It is the basic of success.Parents are the first teacher to us.They are the good teacher to us.They influence us a lot.But,when we go to school.We study more.Sometimes,parents can`t teach us any more.Maybe we know more than parents.If we meet problems,we want to ask our classmates,friends more.Because we know each other. On the other hand,we stay with classmates more time than with parents.So i think classmates are a more important influence than parents on a child`s success in shool.
First,classmates are always the same age.We young people always want to try many new things.We know each other.Parents were born in the last age.They can`t know what we think of.When we want to talk about some problems.We want to talk with our classmates.We can discuss,and find a way to disolve it.We share our mind with each other.We influence each other.
Second,classmates are in the same class.Almost people like competition.One classmate is good.Teacher always praise him or her.Every student will work hard.They want teacher praise them also.And then students in one class will influence each other.They will do better and better. Above all,classmates always stay together.Classmates stay together more time than parents.They study together.Classmates always do the same thing.They do homework together.They do the experiment together.They do the test together.Of course,classmates influence our ssuccess more.
In a word,in school classmates can help us.Classmates can discuss with us.Classmates can make us work hard.They influence our success more than our parents.