Students should always question what they are taught instead of accepting it passively.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.
The statement argues that students should always be critical about the knowledge they are taught instead of passively accepting it. From my point of view, I concur with this statement, although students may be affected negatively if they excessively question what they are taught.
Admittedly, if students always hold the opposite views about the things they learn, their enthusiasm toward study might be influenced severely. Most students are teenagers and have difficulty to hold their temperament. It is very common that students who criticise what they learn will end up refusing to learn anything. Moreover, some may even blame their teachers for not giving the proper explanations to the knowledge. As a result, students lose their best opportunity to acquire knowledge when they are in schools, and it will have an adverse impact on their future wellbeing.
However, questioning the knowledge certainly helps students to pursue truth. Only by relentless pursuit of the underlying knowledge of each subject they learn, students are able to master more skills and make a contribution to the advancement of our society. For example, Galileo had always been skeptical about what he was taught regarding whether the sun or the earth was the centre of the universe. He didn’t passively accept the geocentric theory, instead, he made a great effort to prove the heliocentric theory and laid a solid foundation to modern astronomy.
In addition, modern society requires people to have critical thinking ability, which is very significant to foster innovation. The flourish of our society in past several decades is based on the prosperity of internet industry, which was advanced by many ingenious people, such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, etc. These people were all critical about the things they were taught in colleges, and such things stimulated them to think differently and develop the world’s leading tech giants. On the contrary, without the critical thinking ability, one can hardly be competitive in future career.
In sum, students do need to pay more attention to improve their critical thinking ability and pose challenges to the things they learn. They can pursue truth during this process and be more welcome in future employment.
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Discourse Markers used:
['but', 'however', 'if', 'may', 'moreover', 'regarding', 'so', 'thus', 'well', 'for example', 'in addition', 'such as', 'as a result', 'on the contrary']
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.224691358025 0.240241500013 94% => OK
Verbs: 0.172839506173 0.157235817809 110% => OK
Adjectives: 0.0938271604938 0.0880659088768 107% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0493827160494 0.0497285424764 99% => OK
Pronouns: 0.0666666666667 0.0444667217837 150% => Less pronouns wanted. Try not to use 'you, I, they, he...' as the subject of a sentence
Prepositions: 0.0987654320988 0.12292977631 80% => OK
Participles: 0.0320987654321 0.0406280797675 79% => OK
Conjunctions: 2.73018794583 2.79330140395 98% => OK
Infinitives: 0.037037037037 0.030933414821 120% => OK
Particles: 0.00246913580247 0.0016655270985 148% => OK
Determiners: 0.0814814814815 0.0997080785238 82% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0197530864198 0.0249443105267 79% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.0172839506173 0.0148568991511 116% => OK
Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 2260.0 2732.02544248 83% => OK
No of words: 358.0 452.878318584 79% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 6.31284916201 6.0361032391 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.34981470047 4.58838876751 95% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.427374301676 0.366273622748 117% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.312849162011 0.280924506359 111% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.245810055866 0.200843997647 122% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.150837988827 0.132149295362 114% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.73018794583 2.79330140395 98% => OK
Unique words: 211.0 219.290929204 96% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.58938547486 0.48968727796 120% => OK
Word variations: 68.3081717732 55.4138127331 123% => OK
How many sentences: 17.0 20.6194690265 82% => OK
Sentence length: 21.0588235294 23.380412469 90% => OK
Sentence length SD: 35.4430192345 59.4972553346 60% => OK
Chars per sentence: 132.941176471 141.124799967 94% => OK
Words per sentence: 21.0588235294 23.380412469 90% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.823529411765 0.674092028746 122% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.94800884956 101% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.21349557522 0% => OK
Readability: 52.3437397305 51.4728631049 102% => OK
Elegance: 1.23076923077 1.64882698954 75% => OK
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.40844674137 0.391690518653 104% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.116587613191 0.123202303941 95% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0488200463396 0.077325440228 63% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.56475974496 0.547984918172 103% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.108764328435 0.149214159877 73% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.154657330998 0.161403998019 96% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.065185404729 0.0892212321368 73% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.295480921088 0.385218514788 77% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.0269142521483 0.0692045440612 39% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.253609741737 0.275328986314 92% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0565564916565 0.0653680567796 87% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 10.4325221239 86% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 8.0 5.30420353982 151% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 0.0 4.88274336283 0% => More neutral sentences wanted.
Positive topic words: 8.0 7.22455752212 111% => OK
Negative topic words: 7.0 3.66592920354 191% => OK
Neutral topic words: 0.0 2.70907079646 0% => More neutral topic words wanted.
Total topic words: 15.0 13.5995575221 110% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Rates: 62.5 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.75 Out of 6
Note: This is not the final score. The e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.