TOEFL Essay Topic 87 - What discovery in the last 100 years has been most beneficial for people in your country? Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice.
Author: ANONYMOUS | Date: September 8, 2006 | Score: 5
I think the most important discovery that has been the most beneficial for people in my country is the invention of Internet. So far as I can tell, the Internet has been beneficial to people around the globe. My view is a commonsense one, based on the fact that the Web is a vast storehouse of inf...
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Television advertising is ubiquitous. Everywhere we go we are confronted with the TV advertising. While it is impossible to shield children from advertising, TV advertising directed toward young children should be prohibited because children is too young to evaluate these messages properly and this advertising often causes the conflicts between children and their parents.
The first reasons that advertisements aimed to young children should be banned is because these children are too young to evaluate the messages they are receiving on television. For example, if a young child is attracted by toys such as a remote control car which will easily break, they just want it without being able to discern that they are of poor quality or the price is too high. The children may burst into tears if the parents do not buy the toy for children. And the parents will waste their money for the toy with poor quality. Therefore, young children should not watch TV advertising.
the advertisements aimed at young children is likely to cause conflict between children and their parents. For example, after seeing the advertisments for an ice cream cone, they beg their parents for it. If parents choose not to buy it for their children’s good, the children would cry and whine. As a result, the children become just angry to their parents, thus disrupting the harmony of the family.
TV advertising directed toward children has its place in society, but these advertisments should be prohibited because these children are too young to assess advertising messages and the advertising may lead to conflict between children and their parents.Read more