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University tutors

Before freshemen step into the campus of a university, there might be a provision in their mind, an imagination of what the university should be like derived from the indirect information sources such as newspapers, televisions and their high school teachers. However, the picture they depict usually fails to match the reality in university. In […]

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Words of encouragement

Different languages have different kinds of expressions to encourage people. However, “never, never give up” would be one of the most common and popular expressions across various cultures and languages. I am also familiar with the expression in my first language Japanese. From my personal experiences, I would disagree with the statement for two reasons, […]

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Teachers’ salary

Some people think teachers should be paid more when their students learn well while others think teachers should be paid based on stable salary system. If asked, both sides would provide logical reasons to support their stances. Personally, I disagree with the statement that teachers should be paid according to how much their students learn. […]

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Teaching each other

Some people think that the parents will influence their child more than classmates of their child for success in school. But I strongly believe that child will be influenced by their classmates for following reasons. First of all, children will spend more time with their classmates than the parents of the child. It means that […]

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Study abroad

In this globalized world, students can choose the school even in other country. Although the reasons greatly differ from person to person, I would like to make my argument from two perspectives: the demand for a person who speaks two more languages and broadened perspective which gung-ho is coming to have. First and primary reason […]

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Education and attending classes

Nowadays, people place high values on their education and attending classes is becoming a common part of our life. However, it remains controversial whether a class should contain more discussion or lecture. As far as I’m concerned, I prefer classes with more lectures. Firstly, I hold that lecture is the most efficient way for the […]

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Boys and girls should attend same schools

I disagree with the statement that boys and girls should attend different schools, and I have several reasons to support my opinion. I believe that in essence, co-ed institutions are more suitable for today’s modern society than single-gender schools, are more practical in a financial sense, and can produce graduates who are more well-rounded with […]

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Examples to support

Ever since the civilization, people pay increasingly more attention to get better education. In contemporary society, the debate over whether better facilities or famous teacher can make more contribution to the development of students is heating up. At the sight of this view, I think twice and decide to vote for hiring famous teachers. First […]

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Challenging courses in college

Although some individuals insist that it is better to take the most difficult or challenging courses in college in spite of receiving not the highest grade, I personally disagree with this idea. I feel this way for two main reasons, which I explore in the following essay. Firstly, it is very important for students is […]

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Size of class

In Japan, where I currently live, some people think that it is not essential that the number of students in a class is small. However, I definitely prefer the idea that hiring a lot of teachers to reduce the number of students in a class. To give the most rational explanations to my answers, I […]