Some people think that schools teach everything they need for their
future and they can only learn that in schools. But I agree with the saying “learning
can occur anywhere”. There are still some things people learn outside of schools.
People can gain general knowledge from books and media, can learn how to make
things they want to do from the experts, and can distinguish what is good or bad for
In schools, only the related information about subjects is learnt. In my
experience, when I read a passage about a war in the textbook, I know only about
what happen in the war and the leader of the war but when I read a book of a person
who was fighting in that war, I can know details and feel from another perceptive.
And sometimes, people have to get touch with media to know update news that
schools do not teach. If I want to know about the update weather and different kinds
of news; sports, entertainments, and so on, I cannot look up in the textbooks; I have to
read the newspapers or watch televisions. Thus, outside of schools, people can know
more and get more knowledge.
In subjects school teach, people cannot learn exact work about making
something. For example, I like cooking but I cannot learn it at school; I can only
learn the ingredients to make a meal. But when I learn from my mom, I can actually
try it on my own; can know the different amount of items to add in different kinds
of curries and proper amount of temperature. Furthermore, I could earn my living by
cooking in my own restaurant or in hotels as a chef. So that, If I have an ambition to
learn something I am interested but cannot learn it at schools, I can still learn it or get
experience from people from outside.
In schools, I cannot learn how to communicate with other people
and what kinds of behaviors are good and bad but I can learn it outside of schools;
can learn it from my parents and from seeing other peoples’ behaviors. I...
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