Almost every student around the world wishes to pursue his or her education. However, every issue has its pros and cons. In order to making a better decision, one has to explore different aspects of a plan.
Studying abroad lets you experience things you have never faced them before. It gives you the opportunity to communicate with different people who have different religions and speak different languages. This will improve your social skills. In addition, when you graduate from a university in a foreign country, It will make you more prestigious. In work life and in your personal life, It will bring more respect for you. To them, you are a person who experiences a different world with different inhabitants. Needless to say, this prestige will help you to find jobs with more salaries.
On the other hand, when you leave your hometown and migrate to another country to continue your study, some obstacles may show up. For one thing, you must be away from your family and your intimate friends for a while. No doubt, your relationship will fade away if you don't try to keep in touch with them. Moreover, you are exposed to an environment where everybody else acts and behaves different from what you have learned before. They also expect you to express yourself using their culture. Furthermore, your costs most likely are higher and your income is less than in your country. Because you are a foreigner to these new people, you barely find an appropriate job with a high salary at first.
All in all, going abroad in order to continue the education has some advantages and disadvantages. After a thorough consideration of merits and demerits of it, I decide to put all my vigor and pursue my education abroad.
Hmmm . . . okay, so why do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages? That seems to be the question you need to answer in your last paragraph to fully deal with the prompt.
Aha, you are completely right, I don't have reasonably support my idea. Thanks for reminding me.
aside form that, how was my structure, grammar and vocabulary for a TOEFL essay?
Furthermore, your costs most likely are higher and your income is less than in your country: are you sure? for example, a American go to a developing country for study? your statement is wrong, isnt it?
moreover, u dont say about advantages
I think your essay should be more detail supported, some idea is just too general. With details your topic or main idea will be greatly strengthened.
The rest of the essay follows a fairly standard format. You present both the advantages and the disadvantages -- you just never explain why you think the one set outweighs the other.
In my opinion, a TOEFL essay should contain more personal examples. So I feel if you change the word "YOU" that exists in your essay frequently to "me", the essay will be better.
hi, in essay or any academic writing should avoid using some pronoun such as you, we, i as possible
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 362 - What are the benefits and drawbacks of studying abroad
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IELTS Writing Task 2/ IELTS Essay:
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Many students decide to further their study abroad. What are the benefits and drawbacks of studying abroad?
What is your view on this? What do you prefer?
Give reasons for your answer.
You should write at least 250 words.
It must be admitted that education is the first route a student take to build his future. Some students prefer to pursue their study overseas while others want to further their study in their countries. Undoubtedly, studying abroad has its advantages and disadvantages. For many reasons, which will be discussed in this essay, I strongly believe that the advantages are far more than the disadvantages.
One advantage of studying abroad is mingling with the different types of the cultures and customs of that country. To illustrate, when a student travels abroad for study, he will be completely exposed to positive traditions and cultures of such people. Consequently, he will get useful benefits from such customs when he returns to his homeland. One example for that is my friend who, before one year, travelled to a country for the purpose of the study. There, he acquired many positive things from that country such as respect of regulations and the kind treatment of people. Therefore, when he came back to his country, his family was immensely affected by his new positive merits to the point that it begins to apply them.
Another advantage of studying overseas is the massive benefits a student gets in his major. In fact, he will encounter the elite professors and academics from which he will acquire a good knowledge and experience in his field. Accordingly, the student will spend less time studying his major due to those highly educated professors. Hence, it can be said that such student will be highly respected by his people when he returns to his home. Moreover, his immense knowledge and experience will dramatically contribute to the growth and development of his country.
From the other side, it can be found that travelling abroad has minor negative effects on the students; some of which are getting involved in unethical activities or abusing drugs. Those bad things might make the students deviate from their original morals and traditions. However, this mainly depends on the student himself. If he follows these bad routes, he will not concentrate on his study anymore. Therefore, he will acquire the bad habits instead of his golden goal, namely study. Also, his future and previous aspirations will be utterly lost.
In conclusion, studying abroad has its pros and cons. However, as I stated above, that the advantages are the prominent feature. Subsequently, every student, if intended to study overseas, should pick out the good and beneficial merits from that country and extremely abstain from the ugly habits or customs. Accordingly, will get a multicultural educated and prosperous generation of which we will greatly proud.
[ by Abdulaziz Alharthi ]