Today, teenagers in school nowadays have to study a wide range of subjects. Some people think the teenagers should learn all the school subjects, other think that the teenagers should concentrate in the subjects they are best at or they are interested in. Discuss both views and give your own points.
Nowadays, students are required to have a wide range of knowledge in order to seek a satisfied job or a higher degree. However, some still thinks that the quantity of subjects affect the quality of learning. They believe that it is better for the students to concentrate on several core modules. From my perspective, school is the place to provide students with general knowledge and to foster them a good habit of learning, so it is necessary to conduct the multi-disciplinary exploration. The traditional view argues that students only need to focus on some major subjects, including English, math, P.E., etc. These subjects, to their understanding, are enough to foster the fundamental capabilities. Through learning the language, the teenagers can have better communication skills; through learning the math, the teenagers can have a clearer logic in thinking; through learning the P.E., the teenagers can build up their health. Apart from these, the other subjects may not contribute much. Instead, it is possible to distract the students from learning the core modules.
On the contrary, the opposite side has a wider consideration. They believe that it is the time for the teenagers to expand their vision at school. As a matter of fact, school is the place at which students spend most of their time and they acquire most of their education. So for them, a wider range of subjects provides them more opportunities. On the one hand, they are directly installed with more specialized knowledge. On the other, they may find their interests and foster their personal habits.
In summary, the limited amount of subjects contributes to a more concentrated type of learning experience and a higher ability’ in certain skills, while the multi-subjects exposure is beneficial for the teenagers’ personal hobbies and long-term development.