LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||18/OUT/2009 9:19 AM|
|Assunto:||wordy X concise - good short essay|
It is true, in English concision is highly prized. George Orwell wrote a famous essay on good writing. A useful tip therein, both for the native and the ESL writer, is to use anglo-saxon based words whenever faced with a choice.
Why go to university?
There are many reasons for going college or university. One could say that a diploma does not help much in the job market. Earning a diploma can be a benefit even so.
It is commonly seen that brighter people tend to speak up, go after their rights and are never satisfied. Their struggle to be better will always pay off. Also, by going to university one can gain specific knowledge and generally broaden one's horizons.
Although there are private institutions all over
Brazil targeting anyone who has failed to get into the
public universities, some of them are good at providing students
with the necessary tools to be successful. We must bear in mind that though more is needed in public access to education, the hurdles and drawbacks faced by students can be overcome. Effort is its own reward.
By going to university one can not only change one's own life for the better but also the lives of others.
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