You are hereIn order to learn language well, we should also learn about the country as well as the cultures and lifestyles of people who speak it. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

In order to learn language well, we should also learn about the country as well as the cultures and lifestyles of people who speak it. To what extent do you agree or disagree?


Naela Mustika Khikmah's picture

By Naela Mustika K... - Posted on 19 November 2013

Essay topic: 

In order to learn language well, we should also learn about the country as well as the cultures and lifestyles of people who speak it. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

It is true that learning new language is not easy for many people. While I accept that people have reasons why they ignore cultures and lifestyles in learning process, I believe that good students should learn not only language itself but also cultures and lifestyles of the country they learn.

People have no desire to gain their knowledge regarding the country, the cultures, as well as the lifestyles of societies in the country because of a lot of reasons. The first, students do not need to study deeply. Language learners just require the language for their business instead of full understanding. For instance, students are required to have listening, writing, reading, speaking as well. The second, most people prefer instant skill than long-time need. It will take much time to add new knowledge such as history of the country, the cultures, and the lifestyles. The third, lazy students have no passion to know more about them because they have to attempt bigger than they do before.

Nevertheless, good students who want to obtain their knowledge comprehensively are suggested to learn how country was created, how citizens interact with others, as well as how people fill their days. While people look for new insight about cultures and lifestyles, they automatically understand more about the language. They can relate the knowledge to the language which they are trying to understand. Therefore, students who want to make literature as their focus must pick cultures and lifestyle lessons on their study because of their obligation in campus life.

Based on what I wrote above, I conclude that many people easily leave cultures and lifestyles because of many reasons. I believe that, people who are expert in language must take courses in order to fulfill their necessity in the language they learn.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Tags
More essays by this user:
Looking for speaking partner/tutor/chat? Join the instant conversation now!
    
Something about you
Choose a nickname and enter at least one ID (Skype, MSN, QQ, ICQ or Yahoo) if you want to be listed!
Registered users only
Loading...
(69 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

Some people think that government should provide assistance to all kind of artist (e.g. painters, musicians, poets), while some others think it is a waste of money. What is your opinion? iccang
Do good exam result at school or college guarantee success in life ? Discuss the advantages that a good education can have on your future. Do you believe that studying hard will bring a better life? Sekar Hanafi
Production of coffee rufik
Average Marriage Age in England and Wales Sari Ramadhani Putri
The bar chart below shows the percentage of unemployed graduates, aged 20-24, in one European country over a two-year period. Vusal347 sticky icon
Professional workers like doctors, nurses and teachers make a greater contribution to society and so should be paid more than sports and entertainment personalities. To what extent do you agree or disagree? leki55555
countries should try to produce all the food and inport as little food as possible. To what extent do you agree or disagree? petitebanie
The graphs below show the changes in literacy rates in an African country between 1950 and 2010.Summarize the following information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant Azizkhan Nightshade
These days couples decide to have children later in their life. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? How is it affecting the family life and society? william00100
now a days families are not as close as they used to be in past what are the causes and solutions to solve this problem? gagandeep gill

Term
Greater use of public transport reduces congestion and pollution.Discuss dhruv546 IELTS Writing Task II
Write complaint letter to the airline manager regarding the behavior of one of staff members on your flight. In your letter- Give full details of your flight.- Say what the problem with the staff member was.- What would you like the manager to do regardin marzieh IELTS
Being a celebrity – such as a famous film star or sports personality – brings problems as well as benefits. Do you think that being a celebrity brings more benefits or more problems? Peter Kingston sticky icon IELTS
In many countries there has been an increase in social problems involving teenagers in recent years. Many people believe that this is due to modern lifestyles because parents spend more and more time at work and have less time to supervise their children. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Technological progress in last hundred years; some think it has negative effects on people’s lives To what extent you agree or disagree? JeffWu sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The diagram shows how salt is removed from sea water to make it drinkable.Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant. Azizat IELTS
The table below gives information about the underground railway systems in six cities.Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant. wibbyaldryan IELTS
The pie charts below show units of electricity production by fuel source in Australia and France in 1980 and 2000. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features ,and make comparisons where relevant. Kal-El IELTS Writing Task I
Is hard work the key to success or is talent also important! Nur Restuningsih IELTS
The charts below show the results of a survey of adult education. The first chart shows the reasons why adults decide to study. The pie chart shows how people think the costs of adult education should be shared.Summarise the information by selecting and r naresh dubaka IELTS

Term
Some people say that the Olympic games don’t have a role to play in the 21st century. Do you agree or disagree? Give your own opinion. Justin IELTS Writing Task II
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say language courses using the internet and allowing you to talk to somebody is a good way to learn. Others, however, believe that study in classrooms is still the best way of learning. Give your opinion on these views and include your own exp lrana32 IELTS Writing Task II
Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Climate change is now an accepted threat to our planet, But there is not enough political action to control excessive consumerism and pollution. Do you agree? WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say language courses using the internet and allowing you to talk to somebody is a good way to learn. Others, however, believe that study in classrooms is still the best way of learning. Give your opinion on these views and include your own exp drjowelynt sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Last week you were on a flight to London. Unfortunately, when you left the plane, you left a bag. You did not remember about the bag until you got to your hotel.Write a letter to the airline. Explain ●what has happened,●describe the bag and its contents a Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Climate change is now an accepted threat to our planet, but there is not enough political action to control excessive consumerism and pollution. Do you agree? nguyenkhaccuong IELTS Writing Task II

Some people believe that vegetarian diet is the best diet for a variety of reasons, but others strongly oppose this view. Discuss both views and give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say language courses using the internet and allowing you to talk to somebody is a good way to learn. Others, however, believe that study in classrooms is still the best way of learning. Give your opinion on these views and include your own exp drjowelynt sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Many people spend a lot of time using communication technology. What are the reasons for this? What is the impact on the relationships with their families and other people? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Last week you were on a flight to London. Unfortunately, when you left the plane, you left a bag. You did not remember about the bag until you got to your hotel.Write a letter to the airline. Explain ●what has happened,●describe the bag and its contents a Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The Reason Why I Like Education drjowelynt IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say that the Olympic games don’t have a role to play in the 21st century. Do you agree or disagree? Give your own opinion. tsushama IELTS Writing Task II
essayE-rater's picture

flaws:
No. of Different Words: 145 200

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 6.5 out of 9
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 15 15
No. of Words: 297 350
No. of Characters: 1480 1500
No. of Different Words: 145 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.151 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.983 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.51 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 110 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 85 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 57 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 26 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 19.8 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 7.968 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.733 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.359 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.533 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.074 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 4 5