Today, there isa general discussion about the issue of cancel the English class in primaryschool, because now people in growing number are beginning to realize that we don’tactually use English that much after we graduate from university, except for Englishteacher or translator. Besides, more and more people are inclined to payattention to traditional Chinese literature and virtues.
People whoagree with cancel the English class argue that there are too many Chinesepeople do not know about Chinese traditional literature and virtues, all theycare about is foreign literature and foreign language. It might lead to a decayof Chinese traditional literature. What’s more, now parents are care too muchfor money making, they ignore the education of Chinese traditional virtues tochildren, lots of young students doesn’t know what exactly it is. People thinkwe should cancel English class and open course of the Chinese traditionalliterature and virtues.
People whoagainst cancel English class hold the opinion that the best age of learningforeign language is in primary school, when people are getting old, age-relateddeclines in memory and the ability to process information quickly. Incidentally,people advocate in line with international standards, since English has beenwidely used as a second language in many countries, we will have a big chanceto use it in some way. Hence, we should learn it when we are young, or we willfind it hard after we grow up.
On the whole, Ithink we should not cancel English class in primary school. As to the Chinesetraditional literature issue, we could open a course about that, so that our elementaryschool students can learn both.