Essays by Takashi Obase
Some people say that the critical skill for success in the world today is the communication skills with others because in this global society it is essential to understand people from different background. Others think a logical way of thinking is also important since today’s world is becoming more and more complex. In my opinion, a person who wants to succeed in this world today should learn not only English but also other foreign languages spoken in a different background. The reason is that the skill is used to communicate with foreign countries when they discuss something, to understand various value and culture in all over the world, and to find a chance to work in unknown places.
A gift (such as a camera, a soccer ball, or an animal) can contribute to a child`s development. What gift would you give to help a child develop? Why? Use reasons and specific examples to support your choice.