TOEFL Essay Topic 2 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents are the best teachers. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
I still remember every time when I felt sad because of failure in my studies at middle
I still remember every time when I felt sad because of failure in my studies at middle school , my mother would calm me down and told me it was good since I tried my best. After one is born, the first and nearest teachers are the parents. So parents teach children a lot during their process of growing up. As for me, parents are the best teachers. The reasons are as follows:
First, my parents show me how to be a useful person to the society. My father is a doctor and my mother is a teacher . They are always willing to help others . When I was young, we were often woke up by someone whose relatives caught an urgent illness. My father got up without hesitation and went out to cure them. My mother often taught some students at home who met some difficulties in their studies. My parents were held in great respect. All the above influenced me greatly and I made my decision to grow up to be such a useful person like them. They taught me to study hard to acquire knowledge to serve the people.
Second, my parents do play an important role in shaping my inclination and character. My parents are both optimistic and good at physical education. My father liked to take me out to attend some activities which cultivated my willingness to associate with my friends. To some extent, my strong body is credited to exercise during childhood.
Finally, my parents offer me warmth and care, tell me to have confidence in myself and to be an independent person in the society. They both help me understand the world as it is. Both of them are the dearest parts in my life.