TOEFL Essay Topic 178 - The 21st century has begun. What changes do you think this new century will bring? Use examples and details in your answer.
This year is 2002 and the year 2003 will come soon. The 21st century has begun. There will be a
This year is 2002 and the year 2003 will come soon. The 21st century has begun. There will be a lot of changes in this new century just like the changes in 20th century. In my opinion, the biggest change in this century will be that the world will get smaller and smaller.
Internet and computer were coming in 20th century. It makes the communication more convenient. No matter where you are, an e-mail from sending to receiving just need one minutes. The Internet pager can have immediate communication and also can see each other`s image though the Internet. It makes the world geting smaller because we will never need to wait one or two weeks to waiting for our love`s letter or message.
The new words add into each language with the similar pronunciation. The different language is alway a problem for the world people`s communication, especially the pronunciation. However, the new words` adding is making the pronunciation for each language similar and similar. Besides that the translater become much smaller and much easier to use. The communication become more easier, the world become more smaller.
In addition, the transportation between each country is more faster and faster. In the 19th century, people from China to U.S.A need three months; in the 20th century, people from China to U.S.A need one day. In the 21st century, I believe, with the technology`s improve, the speed of the transportation will be even faster than right now. At that time, people will visit another country quit often than right now.
In the 21st century, the world will be getting smaller and smaller. People do not need to worry the communication, language, and transportation`s questions.