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Should grade 12 University level English be a requirement for entry into all university programs?

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Little girl reading. From: ParentMap

Kids today grunt and groan about having to take English, with reading and writing, but, this is the one class that will serve them best throughout their university degree.

I believe that grade 12 University level English should be a requirement for entry into all university programs. University students are required to communicate both verbally and in written forms with professors and peers. Students have to be able to read and understand complicated and scientific notes/philosophical notes for research and for papers.

Courses require in-depth knowledge about grammar, punctuation and the ability to get your opinion across. In order to do well in university and succeed students need to be able to hand in written assignments.Without grade 12 English, University students would crash and burn. The question is, would students would crash and, burn or crash and burn. I wouldn’t know because I haven’t taken grade 12 English before!

Everyone taking grade 12 English as requirement puts students on equal footing by setting a standard across the board. This gives professors the ability to mark all students in the same manner and assure that students are able to hand in work that is legible, and gets their point across effectively, all while keeping a formal tone.

Not having gr 12 English can cost you in the end, university costs thousands of dollars per year. Not having grade 12 English essentially means you are throwing your money away. The students that have taken it, on the same assignment will receive more marks in the grammar, punctuation and formatting sections.

In the long run, it affects their earning potential and job opportunities. If one person hands in a resume that is poorly written and one person hands in a well punctuated and put together resume. What chance do you think the poorly written resume has over the well written one? Let me know in the comment section below!

Make sure that friends and Family take gr 12 English seriously, to make sure that they don’t end up like the people who made this sign!

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Grade 12 English not required!