You are hereSome people think museums should be enjoyable places to attract and entertain people, but others think the purpose of museums is to educate, not to entertain, discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Some people think museums should be enjoyable places to attract and entertain people, but others think the purpose of museums is to educate, not to entertain, discuss both views and give your own opinion.


helia123's picture

By helia123 - Posted on 06 May 2012

Essay topic: 

Some people think museums should be enjoyable places to attract and entertain people, but others think the purpose of museums is to educate, not to entertain, discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Museums in a country are a symbol of history and traditional cultures of that country. It is indisputably taken for granted that histories, as we all have probably heard, not only can be considered as an inseparable section of a country, but also make a fundamental contribution to people to be aware about their old cultures. There are numerous people believing that museums should be more attractive and interesting to persuade people to visit them, but the rest are of the point of view that they are not built to entertain people and the goal of them is to teach nations. Researchers say that although the aim is to educate, but attracting individuals play a constructive role to encourage them to visit museums.

At first place, I would like to mention on of the main reasons of museums should be only a place for educate such as the high values of histories that is in every museum. As an illustration all museums are a collection of historical importance in a country and visitors undoubtedly go there to get familiar with their old cultures as well as their ancestors lifestyle.

However there is a reverse side to this coin, the ones who agree with the idea of museums should be entertaining, usually admit that people especially young generation, commonly tend to be in a fun environment to spend their leisure time. In seems fair to assume that everyone spends a wealth of time in a university, which is a serious place and he/she needs to be on places that absorb him/her. Insofar as museums be frigid and just for educate, people would not go there.

To sum up, all these stories come down to the fact that despite of informing and educating people, at the first people should decide to go to the museums and it needs some way to persuade them to go and after that get informed.

Average: 6.4 (5 votes)
Tags
This essay topic by other users:
Post date Users Rates More about the essay Sticky
3 years 45 weeks ago zhuxiaozhao
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...
(153 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

There are social, medical and technical problems associated with the use of mobile phone. What forms do they take? Do you agree that the problem out weight the benefits of the mobile phone? fitriarkham
Technology has facilitated our lives so much and given us a lot of freedom. Some people believe that this freedom has caused more problem for us. What is your view? Tessy James sticky icon
As computers are being used more and more in education, there will be soon no role for teachers in the classroom. Do you agree or disagree? rawbin
The three diagrams below show the development of, and plans for, the coastal zone of Brightsea. Summarise the information by choosing and reopting the key features, and make any relevant comparisons. tiads sticky icon
More and more city workers are deciding to live in the country and travel into work every day. The result is increased traffic congestion and damage to the environment.What measures do you think could be taken to encourage people not to travel such long d Aijan Jumabayeva
The table below gives information on consumer spending on different items in five different countries in 2002.Summirise the information by selecting and reporting the main features,and make comparisons where relevant. bamsifiore
Some people prefer to spend their lives doing the same things and avoiding change. Other, however, think that change is always a good thing. Kholid Abdullah
In many countries children are engaged in some kind of paid work. Some people regard this as completely wrong, while others consider it as valuable work experience, important for learning and taking responsibility.What are your opinions on this? ariel1984
Some people believe that visitors to other countries should follow local customs and behavior .Others disagree and think that the host country should welcome cultural differences.Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. Dilbar
Keeping animals in captivity is cruel. There is no reason for zoos to exist in 21st century. How far you agree and disagree with this opinion? Give your answer and include any relevant examples from your knowledge or experience. broerjuang

Term
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
GENERAL TRAINING WRITING TASK 1You are working for a company. You need to take some time off work and want to ask your manager about this.Write a letter to your manager. In your letter-Explain why you want to take time off work-Give details of the amount sliwer IELTS
The pie charts below show units of electricity production by fuel source in Australia and France in 1980 and 2000. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features ,and make comparisons where relevant. Kal-El IELTS Writing Task I
Children today are too dependent on computers and electronic entertainment. It would be better for them to be outside playing sports and taking part in more traditional pastimes than spending all day indoors.Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Omar Sheta IELTS Writing Task II
The graph below shows UK acid rain emissions, measured in millions of tonnes, fromfour different sectors between 1990 and 2007 RamdhanHidayat IELTS
Writing task I (General)You were hurt in a minus accident inside a supermarket, and you wish to complain to the supermarket.Write a letter to the manager of the supermarket. In your letter :* Say who you are.* Give details about the accident.* Suggest how TEST-English School IELTS
The tables below show people's reasons for giving up smoking and when they intend to give up.summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisions where relevant andaihiep IELTS
Some people feel that entertainers (e.g film stars, pop stars, musicians or sports stars) are paid too much moneyDo you agree or disagree.Which other type of job should be highly paid. wuk IELTS
Many countries are currently witnessing an increase in criminal activity among young people. Discuss reasons for this phenomenon and suggest ways to deal with the problem. ajiaji IELTS Writing Task II
Argumentative Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using the Internet alfitrah8.5 IELTS

Term
Fresh water has always been a limited resource in some parts of the world. Today, however, growing worldwide demand has made this a global problem.What are the causes of the increased demand, and what measures can governments and individuals take to respo prathapreddy sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
People naturally resist making changes in their lives.What kind of problems can this cause? What solution can you suggest? Ramin mm IELTS Writing Task II
There are many different types of music in the world today. Why do we need music? Is the traditional music of a country more important than the international music that is heard everywhere nowadays? hariakia IELTS Writing Task II
Without capital punishment (the death penalty) our lives are less secure and crimes of violence increase. Capital punishment in essential to control violence in society. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? TuralHazrat IELTS Writing Task II
The table below gives information on consumer spending on different items in five different countries in 2002. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relavant. Write at least 150 words uday.narang IELTS Writing Task I
Part-time employment – application letterYou are looking for part-time employment.Write a letter to an employment agency. In your letter•introduce yourself•explain what type of work you are looking for•say what experience and skills you have carl IELTS Writing Task I
Write a letter to the publisher in a newspaper, asking to advertise a meeting of people from different countries you are organizing. Explain where, when and why. prathapreddy IELTS Writing Task I
Some people argue that it is more important to have an enjoyable job than to earn a lot of money. Others disagree and think that a good salary leads to a better life. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. Alciozzo sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The table below gives information about rail transport in four countries in 2007. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant Alciozzo sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Should Parents encourage their Children to play outdoor sports instead of Computer games? Do you agree or Disagree? ptpielts sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II

Some people argue that it is more important to have an enjoyable job than to earn a lot of money. Others disagree and think that a good salary leads to a better life. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. Alciozzo sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The table below gives information about rail transport in four countries in 2007. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant Alciozzo sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Should Parents encourage their Children to play outdoor sports instead of Computer games? Do you agree or Disagree? ptpielts sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
There is a growing demand for freshwater nowadays and this is becoming aglobal problem. Discuss the possiblecauses for it. What measures can betaken by governments and individuals toovercome this problems? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Your company sent you on a training in another country , in the end of the training you get a certificate , you’ve lost it .Write letter to the responsible tell him/her:- How you lost your certificate.- Why you need the certificate now.- What you need him prathapreddy sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Global warming is one of the most serious issues that the world is facing today.What are the causes of global warming and what measures can governments and individuals take to tackle the issue? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Fresh water has always been a limited resource in some parts of the world. Today, however, growing worldwide demand has made this a global problem.What are the causes of the increased demand, and what measures can governments and individuals take to respo prathapreddy sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Last weekend you were at your friends house and you forgot your watch somewhere at their house.Write a letter to thank himTell him that you forgot your watch at his house.write other things you want to tell him ptpielts sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
In the past, sporting champions used to be motivated primarily by the desire to win the match or to break world records. These days, they are more likely to be motivated by the prize money and the opportunity to be famous.What message does this send to yo mcristinabianca sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Television has had a significant influence on the culture of many societies. To what extent would you say that television has positively or negatively affected the culture development of your society. Amandeep97 IELTS Writing Task II
essayE-rater's picture

Sentence: Museums in a country are a symbol of history and traditional cultures of that country.
Description: The fragment a symbol of is not usually preceded by are
Suggestion: Possible agreement error: Replace a with the

Sentence: There are numerous people believing that museums should be more attractive and interesting to persuade people to visit them, but the rest are of the point of view that they are not built to entertain people and the goal of them is to teach nations.
Description: The fragment but the rest is not usually followed by are
Suggestion: Possible agreement error: Replace are with is

Sentence: As an illustration all museums are a collection of historical importance in a country and visitors undoubtedly go there to get familiar with their old cultures as well as their ancestors lifestyle.
Description: The fragment a collection of is not usually preceded by are
Suggestion: Possible agreement error: Replace are with is

flaws:
No. of Different Words: 166 200
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.7 0.12

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 6.5 out of 9
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 3 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 10 15
No. of Words: 320 350
No. of Characters: 1446 1500
No. of Different Words: 166 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.229 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.519 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.653 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 95 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 73 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 44 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 31 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 32 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 10.918 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.7 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.393 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.634 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.186 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 4 5