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  • IELTS ESSAY on learning a language

    Posted by isha on May 12, 2023 at 8:04 AM

    Some believe that students should begin learning a language very early in school while others think these subjects should be taught later.

    Discuss both sides and give your own opinion.

    Asta replied 3 months, 1 week ago 9 Members · 12 Replies
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  • Arshitha

    Member
    May 12, 2023 at 1:39 PM

    Most people feel that the process of learning a language should be started at the initial stages of schooling, wherein others believe that it can be done later. In my opinion, children should be encouraged to learn a language early in school. This essay examines the pros and cons of both the sides.

    It is said that children are fast learners than adults as their curiosity to know new things fuels the learning process. Since children are moved on to different countries for higher education, learning a language at a young age can be seen as a survival skill for future life. The ability to grasp a language easily lies in the fact that brain forming occurs at an early age. Hence knowing a language other than the mother tongue is an asset and it is better to be taught in the early days of school.

    Some believe that the language-learning process should be initiated in the later days of education. The main reason behind this is that students at a younger age might not be able to pull it off along with their mandatory syllabus. And this can become a burden to the students thereby causing harm rather than good. Also focusing on learning other languages may affect in knowing the mother tongue deeply.

    To conclude, although learning a language at an early age can cause some difficulties, it has an extremely positive impact on a student’s personal and professional life. I strongly believe that this positive side of learning a language at younger age outweighs the other.

    • isha

      Administrator
      May 17, 2023 at 10:45 PM

      Most people feel that the process of learning a language should be started at the initial stages of schooling, while others believe that it can be done later. In my opinion, children should be encouraged to learn a language early in school. This essay examines the pros and cons of both sides.

      It is said that children are faster learners than adults, as their curiosity to know new things fuels the learning process. Since children are moved on to different countries for higher education, learning a language at a young age can be seen as a survival skill for future life. The ability to grasp a language easily lies in the fact that brain formation occurs at an early age. Hence, knowing a language other than the mother tongue is an asset, and it is better to be taught in the early days of school.

      Some believe that the language-learning process should be initiated in the later days of education. The main reason behind this is that students at a younger age might not be able to pull it off along with their mandatory syllabus. And this can become a burden to the students, thereby causing more harm than good. Also, focusing on learning other languages may affect knowing the mother tongue deeply.

      To conclude, although learning a language at an early age can cause some difficulties, it has an extremely positive impact on a student’s personal and professional lives. I strongly believe that this positive side of learning a language at a younger age outweighs the negative.


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  • jyothi vadlamani

    Member
    May 31, 2023 at 6:15 PM

    Many people believe that the process of learning any other language should start from a very beginning stages of the school. In contrary few people also believe that the learning process can be done later.In my opinion children should be encouraged to learn language at a very inital stage in school.This essay shows the pros and cons of both sides.

    It is a known fact that children are quick learners and they tend to grasp much quicker than adults. Learning a second language other than mother tongue is always beneficiary as children are now a days going to different places for further education.Children are more curious to learn different things when compared to adults.But few schools have introduced second language to encourage children in developing their skills.

    Many believe that learning different language process should begin at the later stages of life. The main reason behind this is that students at a younger age might not be able to pull it off along with their mandatory syllabus. And this can become a burden to the students thereby causing harm rather than good.

    To conclude, although learning a language at an early age can cause some difficulties, it has an extremely impactful on student’s personal and professional growth. I believe strongly that learning language will outweigh the positive side on younger age.

    • isha

      Administrator
      May 31, 2023 at 9:34 PM

      Many people believe that the process of learning any other language should start at the very beginning of school. On the contrary, few people also believe that the learning process can be done later. In my opinion, children should be encouraged to learn languages at a very early stage in school. This essay shows the pros and cons of both sides.

      It is a known fact that children are quick learners, and they tend to grasp things much quicker than adults. Learning a second language other than your mother tongue is always beneficial, as children are now going to different places for further education. Children are more curious to learn different things when compared to adults. But few schools have introduced a second language to encourage children to develop their skills.

      Many believe that learning different languages should begin at later stages of life. The main reason behind this is that students at a younger age might not be able to pull it off along with their mandatory syllabus. And this can become a burden to the students, thereby causing more harm than good.

      To conclude, although learning a language at an early age can cause some difficulties, it has an extremely positive impact on a student’s personal and professional growth. I believe strongly that learning a language will outweigh the negative side at a younger age.

      Feedback:

      – Grammatical errors

      – Elaborate and give supporting reasons in the body paragraphs.

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  • Khyathi

    Member
    May 31, 2023 at 7:28 PM

    Few assume that children should be educated a language before head in school while, some say learning these in higher classes is better. This essay discusses, for and against on the above statement.

    Toddlers tend to grasp things easily, they mimic everything they see as they memorize way faster than adults i.e., as people age, the time taken to learn or understand gradually increases, teaching new languages to kids at tender age is beneficial rather in older age. Also, teaching them new languages early will save them time in the future to learn extra subjects. Educating them new skill will increase curiosity in them to learn more.

    Up skilling them early may create a stressful environment leading to mental disabilities and also, they may develop ignorance and lack of interest in learning new things which indirectly effects their academic performance. Leaving the young minds stress free, allowing them to grow in play full and cheer full conditions will help them bloom in the future.

    In my view, teaching children at lower classes is help full in building a strong and confident career. Moreover, new subjects should only be taught until he/she opens their minds freely without feeling stress. One should not force them to learn, instead creating a joy full surroundings will level up their mental capacity making it less hard to seize knowledge, which also results in long term memory. Finally, I conclude that pressurized education beats stress free education either it may be youngers or elders. Tuning younger minds is way easy than the adult minds so, teaching new subjects prior is better than later.

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  • Shree

    Member
    May 31, 2023 at 11:28 PM

    Most people believe that students should be learning a language at a fairly young age in school, yet there are others that think it is better if taught later. In my opinion, learning a language in your childhood is extremely beneficial to your personal development. In this essay I will talk about the pros and cons of both sides.

    It is known that, children are fast learners, and due to this it is advantageous for them to get the hang of a different language. Moreover, the information absorbed by kids is retained in their memory for a long time, and if they are kept in touch with the language, they can vocalize with it in their adult life.

    However, children also pick up their mother tongue easily, as it is spoken by their family members, and this may pose a problem in learning another language. Kids may learn quickly, but there is only so much they can comprehend in their developing brains. For some, it is too big of a task to learn multiple languages, at a young stage and is better if taught later.

    To conclude, not all students have to the ability to grasp more than one language at a young age, albeit for some, it is possible to do so. Learning multiple languages is so important for communication and the fruits of learning a language at early stages, is seen much later in a student’s life.

  • Shree

    Member
    May 31, 2023 at 11:33 PM

    Most people believe that students should be learning a language at a fairly young age in school, yet there are others that think it is better if taught later. In my opinion, learning a language in your childhood is extremely beneficial to your personal development. In this essay I will talk about the pros and cons of both sides.

    It is known that, children are fast learners, and due to this, it is advantageous for them to get the hang of a different language, which they can use when they travel to different foreign countries. Moreover, the information absorbed by kids is retained in their memory for a long time, and if they are kept in touch with the language, they can vocalize with it in their adult life.

    However, children also pick up their mother tongue easily, as it is spoken by their family members, and this may pose a problem in learning another language. Kids may learn quickly, but there is only so much they can comprehend in their developing brains. For some, it is too big of a task to learn multiple languages, at a young stage and is better if taught later.

    To conclude, not all students have to the ability to grasp more than one language at a young age, albeit for some, it is possible to do so. Learning multiple languages is so important for communication and the fruits of learning a language at early stages, is seen much later in a student’s life.

  • Soumya

    Member
    February 14, 2024 at 9:59 AM

    Many people think that languages are not necessary to learn in the beginning period of schooling and can be studied upon later stages. In my opinion, languages are equally important to be learnt in the very beginning stage of student life.

    Communication skills are very important in every stage of our life. Many people are not able to communicate properly as they are not proficient in their languages. As children can learn quickly than adults, it is better to teach them all important languages along with other subjects. Students will enjoy learning new languages and they can catch up it effortlessly. The basics that we learn in childhood will be deep rooted and it will definitely help us to shape our career in an effective way. Many students are struggling to learn languages later as they have not studied it properly in the beginning.

    However, many people have a concern that language learning would be a burden for their children, if there are several subjects. They believe that languages can be taught later, instead main focus should be on other mandatory subjects. They are not realising the importance of languages. In rural area, people restrain their children from learning second languages as they are more into their native languages. They usually connect languages with their culture. They often think that speaking in foreign language will gradually change their children’s attitude and culture.

    All in all, my opinion is to teach languages as early as possible. I believe that language is a barrier for effective communication and it should be trained well, as other subjects during initial stages of our schooling.

  • Praveen Kumar

    Member
    February 14, 2024 at 8:05 PM

    Generally, most of the people have an opinion that students should learn languages at early stages of schooling while few others have a feeling that it can wait little longer. In my opinion it is always better to teach languages at their preliminary stages of education. Anyway, we will look at perspective in this essay to gain more clarity.

    It is well known that childrens are willing and can learn, grasp at a good pace compared to the others and this capability aid them in succeeding the circumstances. Along with that there is a common saying that whatever we learn at the early childhood will be stick with us ever and I strongly hold on to this fact based on my own experience from life. For an instance I can still recall the nursery rhymes at present also without any flaw.

    On the other side few individuals clearly stand with an outlook that languages can be taught at later stage without any hindrance. As they believe other subjects are more essential compared to the languages, students are forced to skip the other. Nowadays it is very common approach that parents and school authorities are considering technical skills are more vital instead of languages and that influence is playing a critical role on this shift. While we are living in a time where technology leads the world and society is forced to follow the trend, which restrain us from blaming those who keep language as the least priority.

    Anyway, language is the primary medium which assist us to convey our ideas to the world. It is miserable being in a state where one having enormous knowledge and skills, however failing to convey it due to the inability in language. This should be addressed at any cost by providing adequate training on language sooner or later in the phase of curriculum.

    • isha

      Administrator
      February 15, 2024 at 8:51 AM

      Generally, most people have the opinion that students should learn languages at the early stages of schooling, while few others have a feeling that it can wait little longer. In my opinion, it is always better to teach languages at their preliminary stages of education. Anyway, we will look at perspective in this essay to gain more clarity.

      It is well known that children are willing and can learn, grasp at a good pace compared to others, and this capability aids them in succeeding under the circumstances. Along with that, there is a common saying that whatever we learn in early childhood will stick with us forever, and I strongly hold on to this fact based on my own experience in life. For instance, I can still recall the nursery rhymes at present without any flaw.

      On the other side, a few individuals clearly stand by the idea that languages can be taught at later stages without any hindrance. As they believe other subjects are more essential compared to the languages, students are forced to skip the other. Nowadays, it is very common for parents and school authorities to consider technical skills more vital than languages, and that influence is playing a critical role in this shift. We are living in a time where technology leads the world and society is forced to follow the trend, which restrains us from blaming those who keep language as the least priority.

      Anyway, language is the primary medium that helps us convey our ideas to the world. It is miserable to be in a state where one has enormous knowledge and skills, however failing to convey it due to an inability to speak. This should be addressed at any cost by providing adequate training on language sooner or later in the curriculum phase.


      – The essay is clear and coherent.

      -Grammatical errors. Use punctuation marks.


      Bands – 2.5/6

  • Manish

    Member
    February 26, 2024 at 2:29 PM

    Language is the most fundamental aspect of education. It should be taught early on in schools or not, is a debatable topic.

    A lot of opinion suggests, teaching a language in childhood in school days should be compulsory, students are more capable of absorbing a new language when they’re young. As they grow older, they become more accustom to speaking and writing in their mother tongue and thus learning a entirely new language relatively late can be daunting.

    Another way to look at it is that, language learning takes time and efforts, so while young kids might have sufficient time to learn a language, they might lack the applicational use of it. Eg. A student who learns french at the university level is more likely to study or work abroad with the newly acquired language skills sooner, whereas a student has no practical implications of such nature in short term when he learns a language early.

    In my opinion, languages should be taught early in the careers. Learning a language especially early, has a lot of benefits. Firstly, you have more time to work on the foundations of a language. When we’re young, we might not have a clear objective or motive for learning a language or might find it a bit challenging to set up the enviournament that allows them to learn, grow and nurture themselves in that language, but the long term results of it is rewarding. They will be much more confident and competent compared to their peers. Also their level of fluency and overall command on the language will be far better. And therefore, I suggest that the languages should be taught early.

  • Asta

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    April 4, 2024 at 4:32 PM

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