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You will have 20 minutes to plan, write and revise an essay about the topic below. Your response will be judged on how well you develop a position, organize your ideas, present supporting details, and control the elements of standard written English. You should write 200-300 words.

Essay 0004

Updated at: 2018-11-28 新题 预测 机经题

Do you think that formal written examinations are a good way to assess knowledge at schools?(笔试是评估知识的好方式吗)
正方: feel greatly motivated to achieve success in studies
 Try to outperform their competitors —> bring a sense of achievement and fulfilment —> boost students’ confidence and self-esteem —> bring both tangible and intangible benefits for students in general

反方: lead to stressed-out students
 Work prolonged hours —> feel highly stressful because of lack of recreational hours —> have limited opportunities to take a break from the rigors of the academic world —> are highly likely to develop mental health issues including depression