See all tags

Language

Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is not important
Studying grammar is a waste of time
The time spent on learning grammar could be better spent on more essential language skills, such as practice in reading, writing, speaking, and giving/receiving feedback.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is useful, but not necessary
Grammar is useful only in some forms of communication
Learning grammar is helpful for learning how to read and write, but it is pointless for learning how to speak effectively.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is important
Grammar helps us to communicate more effectively
Proper grammar is important in helping us to communicate and understand one another. Sentence structure is important in speaking, reading, and writing.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is not important
Studying grammar is not helpful in learning foreign languages
Studying grammar will not help one to speak fluently in another language. Only through practice in speaking the language can one acquire it.
Explore argument
Have emojis changed the world?
No, the impact of emojis is exaggerated.
Emojis are a response to real world events
Emojis are created as a response to real world trends and events
Explore argument
Have emojis changed the world?
No, the impact of emojis is exaggerated.
Emojis are reminiscent of archaic ancient hieroglyphics and their use
Since ancient times, humans have always used images to communicate. The use of such symbols to portray objects and even ideas has been around for tens of thousands of years. Emojis are just the latest iteration of this historic practice. But that does not mean that they are essential; they are a modern manifestation of a written practice which is outdated and does not express things as clearly as a true written language does.
Explore argument
Have emojis changed the world?
No, the impact of emojis is limited to communication.
Emojis have contributed to lower levels of literacy.
2018 Google study showed that more than 33% of UK adults held them responsible for perceived degradation of the English language.
Explore argument
Have emojis changed the world?
No, the impact of emojis is limited to communication.
Emojis are simply non-verbal cues in online communication.
Most of the meaning conveyed in face to face communication is delivered via non-verbal cues. Emojis are the natural graduation of those signs into written language.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is not important
Grammar does not need to be taught because it is intuitive
We already learn proper grammar simply through language acquisition. By practicing reading, writing, and speaking, we learn better how to hone our skills to become more effective at communication. Studying grammar only impedes student progress.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is important
Learning grammar should be a priority
Grammar is the foundation of any language. More time should be spent at the fundamental level of any subject in order to build a proper base upon which to learn the higher level skills.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is not important
Changes in language are not bad grammar
Language is constantly evolving. Legitimate changes in the way we speak and the words we use are often incorrectly labeled as "bad grammar." This is incorrect; we simply need language to adapt to suit our current needs.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is useful, but not necessary
Grammar should be a supplement, not a requirement
While learning grammar can be useful, it should not take up a bulk of students' time because the time could be better spent on more important communication skills. Instead, grammar should be taught only when spare time is found, or even as an elective course.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is useful, but not necessary
Studying grammar gives us insight, but doesn't teach communication
We can learn many things about our language and others by learning grammar, but grammar does not teach us how to communicate with one another. Language enthusiasts may find it fascinating, but it is nonessential to students in general.
Explore argument
Is learning grammar important?
Learning grammar is important
Grammar helps us to learn foreign languages
Understanding our own grammar is essential for learning and adapting to the grammar of other languages. Learning a foreign language's proper sentence structure will help one in forming sentences that are clear and understandable to speakers of said language.
Explore argument
This page was last edited on Thursday, 9 Apr 2020 at 14:46 UTC