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Need to inculcate reading habits in children

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Started: 3/2/2009 Category: Education
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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debate.unique

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I don't think there is any need of inculcating reading habits in children. After all, what is the use? Children only waste their time reading books. And as far as learning a language is concerned, one can even learn it by conversing in it and listening to it. Further, there are many other constructive things that one can do during one's free time. So, I don't think that inculcating the habit of reading books is important......
RacH3ll3

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Thanks for starting this debate, however I wish it was longer than one round.

"Children only waste their time reading books."
If a child loves to read but isn't forced to, they may never find out that they love to read, so its not really a waste of time. I love to read and I don't think its a waste of time.

"one can even learn it by conversing in it and listening to it"
In order to learn a language you have to be able to read it and write it, not just speak it and hear it.

Reading helps kids in many ways.

1) people will be reading all their life. when their young, they read in school, when they get a job, they will read, be it report, email, etc. It is better to get good reading skills while you are young.

2) reading helps you become smarter. It increases our vocabulary, and helps us with our memory and reasoning.
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3) If kids are having trouble falling asleep at night, reading helps you relax and fall asleep. It would be hard to relax if you didn't know how to read some words.
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That was my argument but like I said before, too bad we couldn't have more than one round.

Thanks everybody!
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Posted by YoungHoole 7 years ago
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Oh my goodness! One round?! I haven't seen one of those in a long time!! :D
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