MUHAMMAD SYAFIQ BIN SHAHRUDIN
ENGLISH FOR COMMUNICATION I
I 2012 00000 1 / 901030086617
Studying abroad is better than studying locally.
Knowledge is a power that many people argue that way and indeed is true. Many people move to different parts of the world simply because of thirst of knowledge. For instance, Mahatma Gandhi studied law in South Africa, and returned to his country a scholar, who had a conviction of leading people towards justice. Just like him, many other students have their own reasons for studying abroad for instance, students can learn much kind of skills, widen the knowledge, and the increasing of their job opportunities. Firstly, the student will have chance to improve their language. I think nothing is better than to learn language with the native speakers. So it is very useful to improve their listening and speaking skills. For examples, student that studying in Middle East can quickly learn the Arabic because of the environment force them to do so. If they’re not learning the language quickly, they will have the some difficulties in communications, because most of people in Middle East only speak in Arabic. Only little of them know English. Studying abroad also can give students the survival skills. This skills is very useful and its can`t be teach by a teacher. This surviving skill will make them independent. It’s important to make them independent because they are far from their family, so they can make a decision by them self and they will learn from the decision that they made. In addition, abroad universities have their own educational system. In Malaysia, our educational system is based on examinations, but in foreign countries such as Finland their educational system is base on “test less, learn more”. It also has perfect infrastructure and research facilities. Some courses such as biotechnology may require many facilities for research so at times students prefer going abroad as they believe that they have better...
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