Hi everyone, I am from Turkey and I have a problem: Yesterday I learned that I got 56 points out of 100 from the writing lesson, which made me sadEmotion: sad(I am a university student) The teacher said that my essay wasn't coherent and that MY ENGLISH WAS POOREmotion: sad I have written another cause&effect essay like that one to learn if my English is really that poor. Please be honest and tell me the truth. I won't be sad if you tell me that my English is bad(Well, I will but it is at least better than THINKING that I have a good English) Thanks all in advance.


CAUSES OF HAVING POOR MARKS AT SCHOOL

Students’ getting poor grades has always been a problem, both for the parents and for the student himself. It is a problem, as students’ fate is built mostly on their grades. The causes of this issue could be categorized under three major groups.

The first and most important reason of having poor grades at school is not studying the lesson. Studying is a must for the student to grasp the information given in the lecture. That is why teachers assign homeworks. Not studying stems from several reasons, one of which is being in an uncomfortable position at home. I know a lot of people who don’t have their own rooms at home. They are forced by the conditions to study in the living room, where lots of attention-dividing items exist. There are also those who don’t study, thinking that it actually is not needed. Whatever the reason may be, students who don’t study usually get poor marks from exams.

The second serious problem is the lack of communication among the teacher and students. To be able to learn, one needs to ask questions. But, in a threatening environment it is hard to talk about the subject, let alone asking questions. For example; a friend of mine told me that they were not allowed to speak in the classes, be it about the lecture or something else. He said that even though he studied his lessons, he didn’t understand them and that he hesitated to ask to the teacher. I don’t know anyone who could be successful in such a situation.

The last reason causing students to get bad grades is having difficulties understanding the lesson. I know a student attending a high school. He gets along perfectly with his mathematics teacher, asks whatever question comes into his mind to him and studies his lessons daily; nonetheless, his marks are nothing but poor. He says that he doesn’t understand mathematics at all.

In conclusion, students get bad marks because of such reasons as not studying the lessons, having problems with the teacher and having problems with the lesson. But, none of these hardships should prevent the pupil from trying harder, since his/her future life is made up of these marks.
Super SonicHi everyone, I am from Turkey and I have a problem: Yesterday I learned that I got 56 points out of 100 from the writing lesson, which made me sadEmotion: sad(I am a university student) The teacher said that my essay wasn't coherent and that MY ENGLISH WAS POOREmotion: sad I have written another cause&effect essay like that one to learn if my English is really that poor. Please be honest and tell me the truth. I won't be sad if you tell me that my English is bad(Well, I will but it is at least better than THINKING that I have a good English) Thanks all in advance.


CAUSES OF HAVING POOR MARKS AT SCHOOL

Students’[you need a simple plural here, not a possessive - delete apostrophe] getting poor grades has always been a problem, both for the parents and for the student himself [ you started with plural students, better to continue with them]. It is a problem, as the students’ fate is built mostly on their grades. The causes of this issue could be categorized under three major groups.

The first and most important reason of [for] having poor grades at school is not studying the lesson. Studying is a must for the student to grasp the information given in the lecture. That is why teachers assign homeworks [homework]. Not studying stems from several reasons, one of which is being in an uncomfortable position [could well be, but perhaps you mean "a difficult situation"]at home. I know a lot of people who don’t have their own rooms at home [repetition of phrase - delete]. They are forced by the conditions [not really necessary - delete] to study in the living room, where lots of attention-dividing [distracting] items exist. There are also those who don’t study, thinking that it actually is not needed. Whatever the reason may be, students who don’t study usually get poor marks from exams.

The second serious problem is the lack of communication among [between] the teacher and students. To be able to learn, one needs to ask questions. But, in a threatening environment it is hard to talk about the subject, let alone asking questions . For example: a friend of mine told me that they were not allowed to speak in the classes, be it about the lecture or something else. He said that even though he studied his lessons, he didn’t understand them and that he hesitated to ask to the teacher. I don’t know anyone who could be successful in such a situation.

The last reason causing students to get bad grades is having difficulties understanding the lesson. I know a student attending a high school. He gets along perfectly with his mathematics teacher, asks whatever question comes into his mind to him and studies his lessons daily; nonetheless, his marks are nothing but poor. He says that he doesn’t understand mathematics at all.

In conclusion, students get bad marks because of such reasons as not [reasons such as not] studying the lessons, having problems with the teacher and having problems with the lesson. But, none [delete unnecessary comma after But] of these hardships should prevent the pupil from trying harder, since his/her future life is made up of these marks [a non-sequitur. Better to say "since his or her future is dependent on passing exams."].

Hi, I really want to help you as the best as I could. But, I am not a native speaker of English and honestly, I am not very good in English. But, I have some ideas about this topic that I want to share with you, my dear friend (^^,) – (guys, please help me too..hehe~)

Causes of having poor marks at school.

  1. Beginning: “Education made us what we are” said by a magnificent French philosopher named Helvétius. In view of that, if students get poor marks at school, does it mean the education system provided by the government is mediocre? Let’s ponder deeply about this thought. However, there are various reasons why students get poor marks at school.
  1. Lack of reading for supplementary information and general knowledge – students who learn subjects such as basic economy and geography cannot depend fully on lectures and text books-they have to search for additional facts- for instance, world population is increasing from day to day-problems will occur during examination if they are still using the same text book with previous syllabus- therefore, students have to read additional books such as encyclopaedia and surf the internet to get the latest information and knowledge in upgrading their poor marks at school.
  1. For problem-solving subjects such as physics and mathematics, practice makes perfect-this is because you have to understand the formulae that you use when calculating mathematical problems-students who get poor marks at arithmetical subjects evidently prove that they are deficient in practice
  1. For linguistic subjects such as English, students have to do more discussion with their schoolmates in proper English and try their best to minimize the grammatical mistakes-besides, during discussion, students are able to exchange ideas and get the optimum result of their revision-gradually, they can speak and write just like top scorers and succeed in the examinations with flying colours- thus, one of the reasons why students get poor marks at linguistic subjects such as English could be they are extremely shy to discuss with their peers in proper English
  1. Conclusion: As the saying goes, “nothing ventured, nothing gain”. Students have to work hard and smart if they really want to ameliorate their poor marks during examinations at school. Succinctly, students have to put more effort to get hold of good grades at school.
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Super SonicHi everyone, I am from Turkey and I have a problem: Yesterday I learned that I got 56 points out of 100 from the writing lesson, which made me sadEmotion: sad(I am a university student) The teacher said that my essay wasn't coherent and that MY ENGLISH WAS POOREmotion: sad I have written another cause&effect essay like that one to learn if my English is really that poor. Please be honest and tell me the truth. I won't be sad if you tell me that my English is bad(Well, I will but it is at least better than THINKING that I have a good English) Thanks all in advance.


CAUSES OF HAVING POOR MARKS AT SCHOOL

Students’[you need a simple plural here, not a possessive - delete apostrophe] getting poor grades has always been a problem, both for the parents and for the student himself [ you started with plural students, better to continue with them]. It is a problem, as the students’ fate is built mostly on their grades. The causes of this issue could be categorized under three major groups.

The first and most important reason of [for] having poor grades at school is not studying the lesson. Studying is a must for the student to grasp the information given in the lecture. That is why teachers assign homeworks [homework]. Not studying stems from several reasons, one of which is being in an uncomfortable position [could well be, but perhaps you mean "a difficult situation"]at home. I know a lot of people who don’t have their own rooms at home [repetition of phrase - delete]. They are forced by the conditions [not really necessary - delete] to study in the living room, where lots of attention-dividing [distracting] items exist. There are also those who don’t study, thinking that it actually is not needed. Whatever the reason may be, students who don’t study usually get poor marks from exams.

The second serious problem is the lack of communication among [between] the teacher and students. To be able to learn, one needs to ask questions. But, in a threatening environment it is hard to talk about the subject, let alone asking questions . For example: a friend of mine told me that they were not allowed to speak in the classes, be it about the lecture or something else. He said that even though he studied his lessons, he didn’t understand them and that he hesitated to ask to the teacher. I don’t know anyone who could be successful in such a situation.

The last reason causing students to get bad grades is having difficulties understanding the lesson. I know a student attending a high school. He gets along perfectly with his mathematics teacher, asks whatever question comes into his mind to him and studies his lessons daily; nonetheless, his marks are nothing but poor. He says that he doesn’t understand mathematics at all.

In conclusion, students get bad marks because of such reasons as not [reasons such as not] studying the lessons, having problems with the teacher and having problems with the lesson. But, none [delete unnecessary comma after But] of these hardships should prevent the pupil from trying harder, since his/her future life is made up of these marks [a non-sequitur. Better to say "since his or her future is dependent on passing exams."].

Great!!

So chariness you are, I've learn something too
I completely agree with you. i have learned from mistakes and the way they are corrected. But what does "non-sequitur" mean?
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That's when you say something that is not connected to what came before it.

For example:

My sister is coming home for a visit.

The sky sure is a pretty color blue today. (This is a complete non-sequitor. Maybe the person was thinking "It's a nice day for her drive home - in fact, it's a nice day for anything. Just look at the sky... "The sky sure is a pretty color blue today." But what the person ends up saying is not connected to what the other person said.)





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