Some people say that in all levels of education, from the primary schools to universities, too much time is spend on learning facts and not enough on learning practiacal skills. Do you agree or disagree?

In a variety of
, many institutions have mostly the structure of teaching on learning facts and lack practical
. I strongly agree with people who says that too much time is spent on learning facts and not enough on learning practical
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all levels of
. Since I was young, I have been taught about the facts and theories on every subject,
, remember everything and, of course, have an examination in order to access the knowledge you gained. Surely, I believe it is important to know the theory of how ‘thing works’.
knowledge encourages understanding, but without hands-on practice, it’s useless.
For instance
, I had been studying the French language in university, I have learned all the basic knowledge,
as grammar and tenses. It is a very good fundamental skill for beginner learners to understand the structure of the language.
, there are few practical classes, when we can develop our
for example
, conversation classes and critical thinking classes.
, I could realize – mainly when I started working – I am lack confidence, the way of thinking and especially vocabulary, so that, I cannot use it appropriately and correctly as a native speaker. That’s why the institution should consider the importance of balance in terms of theory and practical
. In conclusion, a balanced
is essential. I wholeheartedly believe it would be more capable to cope with personal and professional problems and
can raise the level of
to be better.
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Topic Vocabulary:
  • rote memorization
  • practical skills
  • adaptable skills
  • critical thinking
  • balanced approach
  • problem-solving
  • decision-making
  • workforce readiness
  • real-life challenges
  • technological advancements
  • information management
  • creativity hindrance
  • lifelong learning
  • skill development
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