Some people think that computers and the Internet are more important for a child's education than going to school. But others believe that schools and teachers are essential for children to learn effectively. Discuss both views and give your own opinion. 有人认为计算机和互联网对于孩子的教育比去学校有效,有认为老师和学校对于孩子的高效学习更加重要,讨论两种观点?(2009年4月25日)


  Nowadays, computers are used more and more widely in the field of education. In which areas are computers more important and in which areas are teachers more important? 老师和计算机在教育领域各有什么优势?(2007年5月19日)

  In the past, lectures were used as way of teaching large number of students. But some people believe that with the development of technology, using lectures is no longer justified. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 主题演讲还是不是教授学生的有效方式? (2007年7月14日)

  Teachers used to convey information, but now with wide resources of information, there is no role for teachers to play in modern education. Do you agree or disagree? 老师在信息时代是否还有作用? (2008年4月25日)

  Students at schools and universities learn far more from lessons with teachers than from others sources (such as the internet, television). To what extent do you agree or disagree? 是否同意课堂教育比网络教育更有效?(2009年1月15日)

  Many people use distance-learning programmes (study material post, TV, Internet, etc.) to study at home, but some people think that it cannot bring the benefit as much as attending college or university. Discuss both sides and give your own opinion? 远程教育不能带来课堂教育一样的利好,是否认同?(2010年5月15日)



  1. 在线学习,适应特殊群体,例如残疾学习者,忙碌企业家以及生病的学生,因为远程教育不仅仅克服了地域的障碍,也节省了往返的麻烦。

  2. 远程教育提高了学习灵活性,尤其适合喜欢按照自己的节奏安排学习的学生。

  3. 在线教育费用较低。网络资源丰富,音频视频文件根据学生需求选择,同时,教学资源可反复学习。


  1. 课堂教育营造良好的学习氛围,老师的监督和同龄人的压力可以帮助没有自律性的学生专注于学习。相反,网络教育的使人懈怠,失去学习的兴趣和耐心。

  2. 课堂教育中积极的课堂互动,小组讨论,面对面的交流可以激发学习热情,提高学习效率。(例证展开)

  3. 老师不仅仅是传授知识,还能关注学生的道德教育和性格培养,这些是网络教育无法实现的。(细节展开)


  1. teachers = instructors = educators n老师

  2. professionally well-trained adj专业上训练有素的

  3. highly qualified adj 合格的

  4. knowledgeable = learned adj博学的

  5. traditional classroom teaching = conventional education = conventional teaching n传统课堂教育

  6. distance learning n远程学习

  7. distance education = tele-education n远程教育

  8. on-line education n在线教育

  9. impart knowledge into one’s mind v教授知识

  10. disseminate knowledge = pass on knowledge = convey knowledge v 传播知识


  1. Some top educational institutions have chosen to deliver an internet-based program and thus geographical barriers have been lifted. 一些名校提供网络教育,因此学习不再受地域的限制。

  2. On-line education brings huge convenience to those who are eager to update knowledge but are hard-pressed for time, therefore, it is more attractive to busy modern people. 在线教育给时间有限的学习者提供了便利,因此,对于繁忙的学习者极有吸引力。

  点评:bring huge convenience to sb

  点评:update knowledge v充电 (在这个短语前也加汉字)

  3. Having the benefits of obtaining a higher qualification without going to the university campus is attractive to many students, especially those sick or disabled learners. 对于很多人而言,尤其残疾学习者或者生病的学生,不必亲临学校即可获得学位极有吸引力。

  4. Conventional teaching usually means greater cost, while on-line educational programs are affordable, flexible and time-saving. 传统教育费用较高,相反,在线教育价格低廉,灵活省时。

  5. Whether at home or at work, on-line learners can endeavor to achieve their academic qualifications without causing too much disruption to their career or family lives. 无论在家或者职场,在不干扰生活和事业的前提下,远程教育者可以通过努力获得学历。

  6. Apart from affordable, flexible classes and greater convenience, self-learners also have access to the on-line learning resources of many of the world’s top educational institutions. 除了学费低廉,时间灵活,极度方便,自学者可以获得世界名校的优质在线资源。

  7. A number of prestigious universities offer a range of online programs that are highly respected 许多顶尖名校提供多种在线学习项目,而这些网络课程得到大众认同。

  8. Tele-education perfectly fits for adult learners who need to combine their studies with a working life. 很多人需要平衡学业和家庭,因此,远程教育适合他们。

  9. A humorous and learned teacher could impart knowledge into the learners’ minds more vividly and efficiently, which is the most obvious merit of traditional classroom education. 老师幽默博学,传播知识生动高效,这是传统教育最明显的利好。

  10. It is easy for students to resolve their academic problems and dispel their worries by means of resorting to teachers for help or having face-to-face communication. 通过面对面交流以及及时求助于老师,学习者很容易解决学业烦恼。

  11. It is those highly qualified teachers that stimulate the students’ study motivation and assist them fostering sensible learning habit and efficient self-study method. 优秀教师激发人的学习动力,培养他们理性的学习习惯以及高效的学习方法。

  点评:it is …… that …… 强调句

  12. It must be stressed out that consolation and encouragement from the teachers could positively help the students nurture optimistic life outlook, for they have a pool of life experience that could share with their students. 老师的鼓励安慰帮助学习者培养乐观人生观,因为老师可以分享人生经验。

  点评:consolation n安慰

  13. Compared with the tele-education, professionally well-trained teachers know better about the common sense of education, they excel in the specialized knowledge and could summarize the core of knowledge. 对比网络教育,优秀教师了解教育常识,精通专业知识,总结学科精华。

  14. Traditional classroom education not only serves the academic purpose, but also involves moral instructions and the students’ character-training. 传统教育不仅仅是传播知识,还关注学生的道德教育和性格培养。

  15. It is as clear as crystal that those only teachers could enable the students to receive the custom-tailored education. 只有老师才能帮助学生获得因材施教的教育。

  16. The competitive atmosphere and the pressure from the peers could help those who are poor at self-discipline to apply themselves to academic study. 竞争的氛围,来之同龄人的压力可以帮助没有自律性的学习者专注于学习。

  点评:focus on learning = concentrate on study = apply oneself to academic study v专注于学习

  17. The group discussion and the efficient class interaction could stimulate the learners’ study motivation. 小组讨论和课堂互动激发人的学习动力。

  18. Home learners tend to be socially inadequate and lack the necessary interpersonal skills because they are unable to cultivate teamwork spirit, cooperation and competitive consciousness. 网络学习者会变得社交方面力不从心,缺乏必要的人际交往技能,因为他们不能培养团队精神,合作竞争意识。

  19. The merits of traditional classroom education prevail over the convenience of the on-line education. 传统教育的利好超越了在线教育的便利。

  20. Tele-education is an effective supplementary tool to the conventional teaching. 远程教育是传统教育的有效的辅助工具。