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People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history or schools should take a more global view of these subjects.

People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, or take a more global view of these subjects.

People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, or take a more global view of these subjects.

Is that right?

People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history or to take a more global view of these subjects

People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history or take a more global view of these subjects

People have different views about school should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history or take a more global view of these subjects.

Correction * about weather

Hello sir,
My question is while the reading text,we mostly grab plenty of new words which we never seen before. could you tell me how we can learn them i mean whether its good to right down these words along with meaning and make sentence every single word on your own or have you any specail approch for this question.like how i can improve myself

Thank you

people have different views about whether school should prioritize the teaching of national and literature and history or a more global view of these subject.

People have different views whether schools should prioritize theteaching of national and literature and history, or take more a global view of these subjects.

Prople have differnt views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national and literature and history, or a more global view of these subjects*

People have different views about whether school should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history or taking views of these subjectd globally

WMk

My answer is to read more on the same topic and you will encounter the same words again. I think research shows that you need to meet the same word about seven times in order to memorize it, preferably in meaningful contexts, such as a police interview, or when talking to your mother-in-law. ;=)

Yup it might be thanks for your advice i'll be try this approch


@CSAJ

People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history or take a more global view of these subjects.

People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, OR focus more on a global view of these subjects.

Hello Sir,
while I read these sentences, I saw the difference between it. However, I do not know whether I can use the comma before "or" or not.
Simon's sentences are:
A) I am considering whether to get a job instead of going to university.
People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, instead of taking a more global view of these subjects.
Thank you.

People having different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, or take a more global view of these subject.

@ Huong

A comma is sometimes used before 'or', about ten percent of the time. Put it in if needed to make the sense clear. A comma is intended to guide the reader, particularly if reading aloud, and usually indicates a small pause.

People have different views whether school to prioritize teaching national literature and history or take a more global view on these subject?

Moynul:

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=different+views+on+whether+to%2Cdifferent+views+*+whether&year_start=1960&year_end=2008&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t2%3B%2Cdifferent%20views%20%2A%20whether%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3Bdifferent%20views%20on%20whether%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bdifferent%20views%20about%20whether%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bdifferent%20views%20of%20whether%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bdifferent%20views%20regarding%20whether%3B%2Cc0

People have different views about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, or take a more global view of these subjects.

Could we not use 'global approach' both to avoid repeating 'view', and also because it is slightly more accurate: people have views, schools would have an approach to teaching history.

FROM SIMON:

Here's the sentence using "or":

People have different opinions about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history OR TAKE a more global view of these subjects.

Note: the comma after "history" is optional in both sentences.

...

Csaj,

Yes, you could certainly write "global approach to" instead of "global view of".

Update: I decided that it was easier to change the first "view" to "opinion" (People have different opinions). The second "view" expresses the idea of "perspective" rather than "opinion". I was thinking about schools' perspective, or the way they regard or look at those subjects, which is not exactly the same as the way they approach (teaching) them. "View" and "approach" are therefore equally appropriate, but they communicate a different meaning.

Thank you Csaj. However, i always confuse using the coma. Would you mind explain for me the way I use "such as". Do we whether to use the coma after "prefer to do" or not.

For example: people can choose a mix variety of things that they perfer to do, such as sports, entertainments, or place to eat out, and many more.

In addition, in writing task 2, we should or shouldn't use the semicoma???

Thank you so much.

Huong

http://ielts-simon.com/ielts-help-and-english-pr/2012/04/students-questions-2.html

http://ielts-simon.com/ielts-help-and-english-pr/2012/04/ielts-grammar-punctuation.html

Simon says: "Don't use colons or semi colons. Natives only rarely use them, and there is no benefit for you trying to use them. When I see them in the test, they are almost always used in the wrong place"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punctuation_of_English

-> people can choose a mix variety of activities that they prefer to do, such as sport, entertainment, or eating out, and many more.

Sport and entertainment are often uncountable in British English. https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/sport
https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/entertainment

-> I am always confused about when to use commas.[note spelling: 'coma' is an induced sleep in hospital]
cf https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/coma

[Actually I use colons, and sometimes semicolons in notes, comments, and (terse) business emails for lists etc. but examiners are looking for your ability to competently use conjunctions instead. Also, I write software and they are very frequent and important so you get used to where they are on the keyboard.]

Thank you so much Csaj, I will try my best to learn :)

People have different opinions about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, instead of taking a more global view of these subject

People have different opinions about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, or take a more global view of these subject

People have different opinions about whether schools should prioritise the teaching of national literature and history, or take a more global view of these subjects.

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