The Advantages and Disadvantages of Studying Abroad Essay

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Studying Abroad Nowadays, it is common that many students choose to study abroad. More and more students go studying abroad after completing Secondary school exams (GCSE, O-Level, SPM, etc.). Some people say ‘Yes’ they should do that, while some people say ‘No’. In this essay, I’m going to tell you the advantages and disadvantages of studying abroad. First of all, studying abroad will certainly help to improve students’ English. In Malaysia, most of the people are speaking Malay. Nobody will force you to speak English so your English cannot be improved. Nevertheless, in the foreign country such as England, all the people there are speaking English and nobody will talk to you using Malay. Besides, we can learn the more advanced technology or medicine if we are interested in them. If we intend to study these subjects in the future, studying abroad is a nice choice. When students are studying abroad, they are exposed to an English-speaking environment. They have to communicate with native speakers in daily lives, using English anytime. Through communication, students could develop confidence in speaking English. After practicing day by day, their English must have been improved. Secondly, students could experience foreign culture. They could witness the local festival celebrations, try the local cuisine and visit the local scenic spots. These experiences will broaden students’ horizons and benefit their career. Not only watching on TV and the Internet, students could experience by themselves. Students nowadays should no longer focus on their surrounding only, but on different parts of the world. Another advantage of studying abroad is the students can learn to be independent. In the foreign country, nobody wakes you up, helps you to wash clothes, tidies up the bedroom and cooks for you. Everything needs to be done by
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