View and Counterview


1. Village life is better than city life.

Views
  • Villages have much lesser pollution and more greenery, hence cooler climate.
  • Village life is slow, monotonous and non - trendy.  
  • Better medical facilities and educational facilities are being offered in villages.
  • Villages offer man the sight of natural landscapes and sceneries.
  • Villages remain stagnant(stable)  over a period of time.
Counterviews
  • City life is a fast changing life, adaptable and trendy.
  • City life offers a person more opportunities for growth and development.
  • Man can make rapid progress in a city.
  • Social life and entertainment is better and wider.
  • In a city there are better medical and educational facilities.


2. We should ban computers for two days. Express your views and counterviews.

Views
  • Facilitate personal interaction with people.
  • Use strategies used in the days when computers did not exist.
  • Leads of personal networking.
  • Loss to sedentary (Sitting continuously in front of Computer/TV) lifestyle.
Counterviews
  • Work will get affected.
  • There will be economic loss.
  • There will be no connectivity.
  • Emergencies will suffer.


3. Debate on ‘Old persons are burden to the society”.

Proposition
  • Old persons have already formed a pattern of life and are unwilling to change or modify or adjust.
  • They have fixed ideas and are not ready to accept any new ideas that does not fit into their mindset.
  • Their experience cannot be applied to present day situations.
  • They lack knowledge of the changing lifestyle.
Opposition
  • Old people have rich and rewarding experience of life.
  • They teach us values
  • They guide us to solve problems.
  • They offer us support and encouragement.
  • They shower us with love and affection.


4. The present education system is a burden on the student.

Views
  • The syllabus is too vast and varied.
  • The difficulty level is too high.
  • The quantum of evaluation and assessment is too much.
  • There is no scope for personality grooming.
  • The system focuses mainly on the rote (memorization technique)  learning.
Counterviews
  • The units per lesson are shorter and simpler to understand.
  • Assessment and evaluation is done in a phased(gradual) manner.
  • Oral testing and evaluation has been provided.
  • Fear of rigorous (Severe, strict, hard) examinations is eliminated.


Home work
Examinations are the best form of evaluation.
Life in Mumbai is too stressful.
Modern technology has made our living simpler and easier.
Money is the root of all evil.