You are hereCompare the advantages and disadvantages of three of the following as media for communicating information. State which you consider to be the most effective.-comics-books-radio-television-film-theatre

Compare the advantages and disadvantages of three of the following as media for communicating information. State which you consider to be the most effective.-comics-books-radio-television-film-theatre


amelia's picture

By amelia - Posted on 20 March 2013

Essay topic: 

Compare the advantages and disadvantages of three of the following as media for communicating information. State which you consider to be the most effective.
-comics
-books
-radio
-television
-film
-theatre

Among the six choices of media for communicating information, I choose television, books and radios as the three that I will be discussing about. I will be including the advantages, disadvantaged as well as which I consider to be the most effective in my paragraphs below.

Firstly, I will be discussing about television. The advantage of television is it is a media that is suitable for all age groups. For instance, children like to watch cartoons, teenagers like to watch dramas, middle-aged people and aged people like to watch variety shows like cooking, fashion designing and singing competitions as well as the news. The disadvantage is it may result in some children and teenagers picking up bad habits or interpret wrong ideas from the shows and follow them.

Secondly, books. The advantage of using books as a media to communicate information is it will benefits those who like to read. However, this can be a disadvantage too, as not all the people enjoys reading. Lastly, radio. The advantage is most working class people likes to listen to radio when they are on their way to work, and through radio, audiences also get to know about what is happening around the world without watching the news. However, the disadvantage is most children and teenagers prefer to listen to their favourite idols music rather than listening to radio. Therefore, the audience group for books and radio will be much smaller when compared to television.

In conclusion, I find that television is the most effective media for communication information, as it had a larger group of audience. It also brings joy to the audience at the same time when communicating information, and this may help audiences to remember the information given better.

Average: 6.1 (15 votes)
Tags
This essay topic by other users:
Post date Users Rates More about the essay Sticky
46 weeks 14 hours ago hamedpa
Read full essay
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...
(96 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

Term
Water is a natural resource thatshould always be free.Governments should ban the saleof bottled water.To what extent doyou agree or disagree? drjowelynt 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
Some say that it would be better if the majority of employees worked from home instead of travelling to a workplace every day.Do you think the advantages of working from home outweigh the disadvantages? fialka IELTS
Argumentative Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using the Internet alfitrah8.5 IELTS
Nowadays companies and other organisations are requiring their employees to wear a uniform. Think about jobs where uniform is important. What are the advantages and disadvantages of wearing a uniform? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
TV: could you be without it? Discuss MOJIONO IELTS
When a country develops its technology, the traditional skills and ways of life die out. It is pointless to try and keep them alive. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion. Mita Puspasari IELTS
Some people think that in the modern world we have become more dependent on each other, while others think that people are now more independent.Discuss both views and give your own opinion. mrmo2610 IELTS
IELTS essay: the advantages and disadvantages of pocket money essayking IELTS
Some people believe that children’s leisure activities must be educational, otherwise they are a complete waste of time.Do you agree or disagree?Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your experience. hamedpa IELTS

Term
You stayed in hospital due to illness and received professional care and treatment. After returning home, write a letter to express your appreciation of the professional service of the doctor and nurse. Srinivas sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
The pie charts show the electricity generated in Germany and France from all sources and renewables in the year 2009. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Some people believe that national sport teams and individual men and women who represent their country should be financially supported by the government. Others think they should be funded by non-government ways (such as business, scholarship). What is yo Hao sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The chart shows components of GDP in the UK from 1992 to 2000. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
The diagram shows how tea leaves are processed into five tea types. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
More and more people are working at home rather than in the workplaces. Some people say this will bring benefits to the workers and their families, but others think it will bring stress to the home. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. Hao sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The following bar chart shows the different modes of transport used to travel to and from work in one European city in 1960, 1980 and 2000. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
The table illustrates the proportion of monthly household income five European countries spend on food and drink, housing, clothing and entertainment. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Some people believe children spending time on TV, video and PC games are good, but others believe that is bad. Talk about these two views and give your own opinion. Hao sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The bar chart shows the monthly spending in dollars of a family in the USA on three items in 2010. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I

In many countries,children are engaged with some kind of paid work.Some people regard this completely wrong, while others consider it as value able work experience important for learning and responsibilities.Discuss both sides with your opinion. toorbrothers sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The chart shows components of GDP in the UK from 1992 to 2000. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
The diagram shows how tea leaves are processed into five tea types. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
A growing number of people feel that animals should not be exploited by people and that they should have the same rights as humans, while others argue that humans must employ animals to satisfy their various needs, including uses for food and research.Dis eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The idea of having a single career is becoming an old fashioned one. The new fashion will be to have several careers or ways of earning money and further education will be something that continues throughout the life. Nida Masood sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The pie chart shows the percentage of persons arrested in the five years ending 1994 and the bar chart shows the most recent reasons for arrest. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
More and more people are working at home rather than in the workplaces. Some people say this will bring benefits to the workers and their families, but others think it will bring stress to the home. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. Hao sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Many old buildings are protected by law because they are part of a nation’s history. However, some people think old builds should be knocked down to make way for new ones because people need houses and offices.How important is it to maintain old buildings agienugroho91 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that the main factors influencing a child’s development these days are things such as television, friends, and music. Others believe that the family still remains more important.Discuss both opinions and give your opinion. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The following bar chart shows the different modes of transport used to travel to and from work in one European city in 1960, 1980 and 2000. eddysuaib sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
essayE-rater's picture

Sentence: The advantage of television is it is a media that is suitable for all age groups.
Description: The fragment a media that is not usually followed by is
Suggestion: Possible agreement error: Replace is with are

Sentence: The advantage of using books as a media to communicate information is it will benefits those who like to read.
Description: A modal auxillary is not usually followed by a noun, plural, common
Suggestion: Refer to will and benefits

Sentence: However, this can be a disadvantage too, as not all the people enjoys reading.
Description: The fragment people enjoys reading is rare
Suggestion: Possible agreement error: Replace enjoys with verb, base: uninflected present, imperative or infinitive

flaws:
No. of Words: 289 350
No. of Different Words: 146 200

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 6.0 out of 9
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 3 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 15 15
No. of Words: 289 350
No. of Characters: 1410 1500
No. of Different Words: 146 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.123 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.879 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.844 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 92 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 71 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 57 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 42 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 19.267 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 10.03 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.8 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.33 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.524 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.115 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 4 5