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.
Some people think that classmates are a more important influence than parentson a child`s success in school. I am
Some people think that classmates are a more important influence than parents
on a child`s success in school. I am disagree with this idea. Parents are our first teachers and our first friends who show the way how to live.
Firstly, people learn everything from their parents at the beginning of their lifes.For example, they teach us to walk, they teach us to bath.And every behaviour of us has an important influence of them because of the knowledge that we get from them.We can not learn more things from our parents than the things from our classmates.So, our success in school contains the first education in family that influence the success.
In addition to that, if we have problems with our parents, our classmates can not help us very much.But if we have problems with classmates, which influence our success, parents can help us how to cooperate with it.for example, they can talk us to find the solutions like a friend and if the problem is bigger they can talk with the management of the school.
Finally,if we can not get good grades in school,parents can help us economicaly.For example, we can have private lessons from private teachers to get a better situation in school.
In conclusion, parents have a more influence than classmates.We learn the way of being successful from them.Classmates are the friends of us who can not always help childs to solve problems that the child have.