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Computers Games and Outdoor Games

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VARGHESE PAUL

IELTS Essay - Task 02
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? “Live to run but run to live” is perhaps the best thought about physical activities and exercise. Nowadays, indeed it’s a fact that lots of children are spending too much time on computers games, playstations or other electronic equipment of entertainment and in my opinion children should devote their free time for outdoor activities and conventional games instead of spending too much time in front of electronic entertainment. On the first hand, outdoor games always bring numerous benefits for the child’s health. In fact, it trains them in terms of agility and physical endurance. Moreover, it also makes them stronger because of fresh air, physical activity and exposure to the sunlight which is beyond any further doubts, some of the essential things in life. This creates a generation of healthy youngsters which better ability, physique and less prone to diseases. Another crucial benefit of this is undoubtedly that it teaches children to socialize and make friends, making them better, kind and responsible citizens. On the other hand, some types of PC games can be very intelligent and may contain huge educational potential which can encourage youngsters to develop reflex skills, concentration and inspire them to learn new things. However, some video games can be very aggressive in nature which develops nothing but button-pushing skill or aggressive mentality and unfortunately these games are usually highly addictive which may lead to the lack of physical activity. In conclusion, I think that...