Too much emphasis is placed on testing these days

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Too much emphasis is placed on testing these days. The need to prepare for tests and examinations restricts teachers and exerts unnecessary pressure on young learners. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Answer 1
Evaluating a student's skill or quality isn't a straight job. People in different countries have separate ways to approach the issues...

This method plays a considerable role in the work of teachers. People can hardly find a better assessment than through testing and examining students, which gives frank and objective results...

Students, particularly the young ones, are worse affected by the enormous number of tests during school time...

The critical role of tests and examinations is undeniable in education systems. However, governments and schools should take advantage of the method appropriately to balance its pros and cons...
Band: 7
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