Students are becoming busier and busier. They have more courses to take, more expectations to meet, and more pressure to suffer. But many teachers complain that students are not spending enough time on reading, especially on reading literary works. What is your opinion on this issue? Write a composition of about 400 words on the following topic: Should Students Read Literary Works? In the first pact of your writing you should present your thesis statement, and in the second part you should support the thesis statement with appropriate details. In tire last part you should bring what you have written to a natural conclusion or a summary. Marks will be awarded for content, organization, grammar and appropriateness. Failure to follow the above instructions may result in a loss of marks.
University used to be regarded as a place of reading, and students spent mast of their time reading not only textbooks but also hooks of general interests. But now, faced with intense worry about future job market, students are spending most time on taking useful courses and winning various certificates. Students are reading fewer books about their majors, not to mentions literary works. Many teachers deplore the disappearance of literary works from students' reading list, and l think this can be completely justified. Most students assume reading is a waste of time; but actually reading literary works can help students with their study. For language majors, reading literary works in English gives them more time to use the language, thus helping them learn it better. / For other students of social sciences, literary works can help them understand their majors. / For example, students of history can know more about certain decade from novels, and students of management can Find more examples from many stories. / Even For students of natural sciences, reading literary works can help relax their mind so that they can work better. The second function of literary works is helping students cultivate themselves. / A person who has a balanced knowledge and knows more about human experience is more likely to become one of cultivation. Reading literary works can not ensure a broad scope of knowledge, but also offer opportunities to know about other people's experience, so it can help students to improve their own quality. / Many professors we respected because they show much knowledge both in their own study and in human history and other cultures, and this should be attributed to their broad reading of literary works. Most importantly，reading literary works is necessary for carrying on human culture. / University is respected in human society just because it is a place where human culture is created and tarried an. Knowledge and wisdom in books is actually dead, and only when they are remembered and understood can they be really alive. When reading literary works, students can understand and remember the great ideas and achievement in human culture. / As a professor pointed out, students with little literary knowledge just have an incomplete knowledge and cannot be called a cultured person. If universities cannot produce cultured graduates, they cannot carry on human vulture to the future. To conclude, reading literary works is o1' vital importance because it can help students with their study, their personality development, and continuation of human culture. Given ifs importance, universities should find ways to encourage students to take an interest in this treasure, Let's trope that we can soon find classical novels top the students' reading lists.