There is little that gives more satisfaction than publishing students’ work ;they are the reason behind all the hard work that means keeping this blog going.
Thank you very much to Raquel de Paz and Lucía Fernández, from the Intermediate Level (B1) for sending their essays.
Education is the single most important factor in the development of a country.
By Raquel de Paz
In my opinion, there is a very important thing in society which helps us to improve: education. A strong education system helps people to improve their knowledge and to be successful in their lives.
Education gives the keys to solve the problems. There is a famous saying which says: “If you give a man a fish you feed him for a day, if you teach the man to fish you feed him for a lifetime”. Firstly, education is essential to our life. Again and again we have to call on to our basic knowledge to understand basic daily information about life. We need it to do the shopping, to understand signs and signals, etc.
Secondly, a good education brings a long number of qualified people with a lot of knowledge on a wide range of subjects and, as a result, these people work in different areas improving technologies and techniques supporting the development of a country.
To sum up, education is a very important factor in the development of a country. Education provides experience, training and personal development and, as a result, more skills, better productivity and greater ability to improve living conditions.
Children watch too much television by Lucía Fernández
Nowadays children spend an excessive amount of time watching television wherever they are, helped by the Internet and mobile phones instead of enjoying other kinds of activities healthier and more educative .
Although many people believe that watching television is a good way of learning new things and an innocent distraction for children, from my point of view,you waste a lot of time doing something unproductive. It’s more like something parents use so as not to be bothered by their children in some situations; for example,when a child is nervous, the parents play cartoons on his mobile and the child then stares at the mobile screen for hours as if he were in another world.
Children should play with each other and develop their imagination in a healthy mood ,but also their parents should help them to achieve it.
To sum up,I think television is necessary and complements other activities, but it should be used with care.