In today_s globalisation era where we live, plenty of countries offers
adolescents international exchange
which are considered by some educational experts to be beneficial for
. From my perspective, there are both benefits and challenges that
trend brings to
youngsters that will be outlined in
On the one hand, nobody can deny that studying abroad has certain drawbacks. The
one is homesickness,
to say, studying abroad,
might miss their parents and relatives. Another downside of studying at a foreign
is the language barrier. To be more precise, having difficulty communicating with other foreign
, the young people may feel fear and frustration. Culture shock is the other problem that
may have when they are exposed to unfamiliar culture and tradition.
, all these problems may lead to the depression of
, even unfortunately sometimes to their suicide.
is proven by the statistics which stated that a much more percentage of adolescents who are studying in international
seek the assistance of psychologists owing to the above-mentioned mental issues.
, some downsides of studying at international schools should not be ignored.
, it is commonly accepted that there are huge advantages to
international educational visits. Because
can communicate face-to-face with foreign peers and with people around them, they may easily absorb foreign languages.
, their horizon will be widely broadened
of learning a new culture, tradition and history of the country where they study.
, different styles of teaching and strategies of foreign pedagogues, especially of those who are from developed countries may bring productivity to the learning of
of a deeper understanding of subjects.
but not least, being from away their parents,
adolescents will have the opportunity to live independently which in turn, may make them more confident and independent. Take budget management skills as an example,
may be learnt by
because they manage autonomously and carefully all their daily expenses.
, the aforementioned
have countless profits for the younger generation.
In conclusion, exchange
which are offered by overseas countries have both positives and negatives for the youth, but I believe the former far exceeds the latter. But it must be put into consideration that international
authorities should create a safe and effective learning environment for
to decrease these drawbacks.
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