Some people think that parents should not give their children expensive presents. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give your opinion and examples based on your own experience.
40 minutes, 250 words at least.
Introduction: (Introduce the topic and MENTION the reasons supporting your opinion. EXPLAIN them in the body paragraphs.)
The twenty-first century has brought an unprecedented amount of wealth for humanity. Many parents splurge this money on expensive gifts to their children. I think this is not only harmful to the children but also they cannot appreciate a high-priced item.
Body Paragraph 1: (Reason 1 – harmful to the children – with example 1)
Many parents gift expensive goods such as an iPhone or a gold item that harm a kid beyond imagination. Such material possessions prevent children from appreciating more important things such as love and care for a fellow human. They live in a materialistic world devoid of compassion and empathy. Consequently, they are unable to fit in the society as an adult.
Body Paragraph 2: (Reason 1 continue…)
Moreover, gifting expensive items give children an impression that everything can be bought with money. This makes them vulnerable to anything they are not able to purchase or achieve. For instance, there have been numerous cases when children were driven to suicide merely because they could not score good grades in school. On digging deeper, the investigators unearthed that the primary reason for such an extreme step was that the parents had never refused anything to their kids.
Body Paragraph 3: (Reason 2 – Not appreciate an expensive item – with example 2)
Furthermore, children cannot appreciate and utilize expensive items such as an iPhone. Such devices are merely an item to play games and show-off to the peer group. Not only they do not understand how to use it, but also they waste precious time playing games than investing it in more useful activities such as sports. Similarly, a child cannot appreciate the value of a gold item, and he is often trapped in the glitter of such objects.
Conclusion: (Conclude with Future and/or Impact)
In conclusion, to shape a brighter future for their kids and make them responsible citizens, parents should educate their children with the values of love, care, empathy, humbleness, and compassion than gifting them expensive material goods.
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