Some people say history is one of the most important school subjects. Other people think that in today’s world subjects like science and technology are more important than history.
Discuss these views and give your opinion.
There are opposing views about the value of learning different disciplines at school. While some advocate the idea that students need to be taught about historic happenings, others attach greater importance to other scientific subjects or the ones focused on technological advances. Admittedly, there are valid arguments on both sides of the controversy which will be elaborated in this essay followed by a reasonable conclusion.
On the one hand, the supporters of history put forward some compelling reasons to justify their point of view. Firstly, what they argue is that going over the past events will give learners a more fertile imagination. In other words, given that the majority of school lessons deal with serious and tedious facts, learning about historical accounts can stimulate learners’ imagination. For example, the intriguing stories behind wars and battles are a good illustration of this justification. Secondly, a sound knowledge of what a country has been through is absolutely necessary for every educated and literate person. To put it differently, regardless of one’s major or specialty, they are expected to have a good understanding of their country’s background.
On the other hand, the opponents assert that in modern era this time and energy should be allotted to scientific fields of study and technological developments. The most rational argument in favor of this assertion is that technology has formed an integral part of everyone’s life. Therefore, being taught how to work with these tools and appliances is of immense value since we cannot survive without them. This is amply illustrated by computer which is of paramount importance and almost every learner uses this device for writing their assignments or doing research on the Internet. Moreover, unlike history which is nothing but abstract knowledge with virtually no real application, science has countless practical uses. More specifically, scientific information can be applied in various real life situations.
To conclude, there are convincing arguments on both sides. However, I am of the opinion that compared with history, scientific subjects can prove more beneficial for schoolers. This is mainly because they are indispensable to modern life and have useful applications in reality.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 564, Rule ID: ABSOLUTELY_ESSENTIAL
Message: Use simply 'necessary'.
...e of what a country has been through is absolutely necessary for every educated and literate person....
Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, firstly, however, if, moreover, second, secondly, so, therefore, while, as for, for example, in other words, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 20.0 13.1623246493 152% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 8.0 7.85571142285 102% => OK
Conjunction : 12.0 10.4138276553 115% => OK
Relative clauses : 9.0 7.30460921844 123% => OK
Pronoun: 24.0 24.0651302605 100% => OK
Preposition: 52.0 41.998997996 124% => OK
Nominalization: 10.0 8.3376753507 120% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1963.0 1615.20841683 122% => OK
No of words: 353.0 315.596192385 112% => OK
Chars per words: 5.56090651558 5.12529762239 108% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.33454660006 4.20363070211 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.09435853956 2.80592935109 110% => OK
Unique words: 218.0 176.041082164 124% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.617563739377 0.561755894193 110% => OK
syllable_count: 612.9 506.74238477 121% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.60771543086 106% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 5.43587174349 74% => OK
Article: 5.0 2.52805611222 198% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 2.10420841683 48% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 0.809619238477 0% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.76152304609 105% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 18.0 16.0721442886 112% => OK
Sentence length: 19.0 20.2975951904 94% => OK
Sentence length SD: 34.3365694268 49.4020404114 70% => OK
Chars per sentence: 109.055555556 106.682146367 102% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.6111111111 20.7667163134 94% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.66666666667 7.06120827912 109% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.38176352705 91% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.01903807615 20% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 8.67935871743 115% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 3.9879759519 125% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 3.4128256513 88% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.181798020729 0.244688304435 74% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.049184229188 0.084324248473 58% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0450911918973 0.0667982634062 68% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.10439398929 0.151304729494 69% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0260933869861 0.056905535591 46% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 14.6 13.0946893788 111% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 43.73 50.2224549098 87% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.44779559118 118% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.9 11.3001002004 105% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.97 12.4159519038 121% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.9 8.58950901804 115% => OK
difficult_words: 119.0 78.4519038076 152% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.5 9.78957915832 117% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.6 10.1190380762 95% => OK
text_standard: 15.0 10.7795591182 139% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 89.8876404494 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 8.0 Out of 9
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