Some experts believe that it is better for children to begin learning a foreign language at primary school rather than secondary school. Do the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages?

One of the most controversial issues today relates to learning
second
language
for children. In
this
essay, I am going to examine
this
question from both points of view On one side of the argument; there are people who argue that the benefits of learning
foreign
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a foreign language
foreign languages
language
at primary
school
considerably outweigh its disadvantages. The main reason for believing
this
is that if children start learning it at
early age
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an early age
, they will speak
this
language
fluently in the nearest time. It is
also
possible to say that children at
this
stage of age do not have any responsibilities which may effect on their learning
such
as working or social relationships. One good illustration of
this
is in Dubai, children between ten to 18 years old speak English perfectly as they began learning it
at
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in
year one.
On the other hand
, it is
also
possible to make the opposing case. It is often argued that in fact children at
this
age may lose their mother
language
. People often have
this
opinion because children may get confused between their original and
second
language
due to variation of words and grammars, which will not happen at
secondary
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the secondary school stage
school
stage. A
second
point is that when children lose their original
language
, they will
also
lose their culture because their culture has been written
by
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in
their
language
. A particularly good example here is; most of Libyan children in the United Kingdom do not speak Arabic well,
in addition
, they do not know anything about their history and culture. As we have seen, there are no easy answers to
this
question. On balance,
however
, I tend to believe that it is essential to teach children a foreign
language
at primary
school
rather than secondary
school
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The easiest paragraph to write in an essay is the conclusion paragraph. This is because the paragraph mostly contains information that has already been presented in the essay – it is just the repetition of some information written in the introduction paragraph and supporting paragraphs.

The conclusion paragraph only has 3 sentences:

  • Summary
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  • Prediction or recommendation

Example:

To summarize, a robotic teacher does not have the necessary disciple to properly give instructions to students and actually works to retard the ability of a student to comprehend new lessons. Therefore, it is clear that the idea of running a classroom completely by a machine cannot be supported. After thorough analysis on this subject, it is predicted that the adverse effects of the debate over technology-driven teaching will always be greater than the positive effects, and because of this, classroom teachers will never be substituted for technology.

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