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Are exams a waste of time?

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Postby Guest » Wed Oct 06, 2004 12:48 am

paradise wrote:hi all
i think that exams it is a waste of time because it is as a revision for what u study and at the final exam u will find ur self just only refresh ur mind .

It doesn't make sense.
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Postby Waqar » Wed Oct 06, 2004 1:33 am

To me

Exams are like GIRL FRIENDS,
1. Too many questions.
2. Difficult to understand.
3. More explanation is needed.
4. Result is always failed.


So it is waste of time for me.
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Postby Guest » Wed Oct 06, 2004 1:40 am

Waqar wrote:To me

Exams are like GIRL FRIENDS,
1. Too many questions.
2. Difficult to understand.
3. More explanation is needed.
4. Result is always failed.


So it is waste of time for me.
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:lol: that's funny!
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Postby Peterson » Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:13 am

If there is no exam, how could we know who have learned better than others? Tests are not so scientific to the reflections on the reaults of study, but what other ways can we find to substitue for it?
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Re: exams

Postby Peterson » Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:25 am

costadina wrote:iI believe that whether exams are a waste of time of not depends on how you use them. If you use them to measure a students ability and to find their weak spots in order to help them improve, then they are useful. If you use them as the only way of measuring their competency, then I don't think they are the best way to measure competency. Most students preform badly in exams due to stress. :( ][/i]


Exams is one of the ways to test a learner. We must integrate a student's test result with his/her other performance. It's better to put about 70% in the test and 30% in other performances, say, for English as a Second Languge, the learners have to use English to communicate with their partners besides their paper test.
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Postby shami » Sat Oct 23, 2004 5:58 pm

Hi guys.. :D

well from my own point of view.. i think that exam is just a waste ..indeed ..

ok

exam determins whether or not iam learning ..But it really cause fear to me :cry:

i hate taking exam :(

so as Waqar said it is waste of time
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Postby armmy » Tue Oct 26, 2004 4:45 am

i like exam though the process is very difficult.

by this way i can train myself and live better than before!
the new day is coming when the sun is up!
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Postby biebiebiesnoopy » Sat Oct 30, 2004 10:03 am

well, i don't think exam is a waste of time.
for me, exam is a good method to let me know if i really understand the topic. you know, during lessons, we are used to listening to teachers' lectures and very often, we don't know if we understand the topic. exams can help us to know if we really understand the topic because there is no teacher sitting besides us during the exam and no one will guide us in answering the question. so, if we understand the topic, we will be able to answer all the questions and get a good grade, and vice versa.
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Postby iris198783 » Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:25 pm

Although most of us hate exam,i don't think it is a waste of time.On the contrary,if there is no more exam to test how much we have learnt so far,it will be a waste of time. It is because most of us have laziness, if there is no exam,will we have the self-motivation to study? I doubt. I think exam is just like an engine,one which pushes us to study hard and leading us to the bright future. Therefore, i can say with certainty that exam is needed, it is not a waste of time.
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