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Unformatted text preview: Nguyen Tan Kien Phuoc Composition Assignment 1 ( 1 st Revised Version ) T he P rice of L osing I ntellect For many years, people have been trying to emphasize the importance of intellect to achieve dreams. For a developing country like Vietnam, There is no doubt that knowledge is an unremarkable source for “ the so-called countries of the third world” to stand out , successfully. However, not only Vietnam but many other developing countries can’t 1 can hardly get over the ultimate obstacle named “ b rain drain . ” 2 Failing to r ealize d the crucial role of intellect, Vietnam still stop s itself from going straight to the success, through its policies. 3 rd point of discussion : [ The government doesn’t does not want (1) smart and passionate people to come back and contribute for to our the country . b ecause they are afraid frightened that a new wave of free-minded and intelligent people would stand up against their conservative way of management managing the whole nation . ] 1 st point of discussion : [ The government doesn’t does not want (2) the people 3 / their citizens to ask questions , and force them to solve 4 . b ecause they don’t do not want (3) the people to realize the bitter truth after behind each of the unsuitable polic ies they have issued 5 . They are extremely afraid of admitting their incapability of effectively manage manag ing the whole country , especially at its fatal turning points . ] 2 nd point of discussion : [ They the government don’t does not have a long- term and deep plan of training the youngsters because they don’t do not want (4) to give up their power right now. Because of their policies to limit and stop people from being inquisitive 6 and active, we are facing the worst problem that 1 Avoid using abbreviations and contractions in formal academic writing , please. 2 However , neither Vietnam nor many other developing countries can manage to get over the ultimate obstacle named “ b rain drain . ” 3 the people [plural] all the ordinary people in a country or a state , not the government or ruling class : ▪ The people rebelled. ▪ Rice formed the staple food of the common people . ▪ The party try to portray the prime minister as a man of the people (= someone in power who understands or is like ordinary people ). 4 and force them to solve what? 5 … because they are in urgent need of concealing the bitter truth behind each of the unsuitable policies they have issued. 6 inquisitive 1 asking too many questions and trying to find out too many details about something or someone : ▪ I'd have asked more questions, but I didn't want to seem inquisitive . 2 interested in a lot of different things and wanting to find out more about them synonym curious: ▪ a cheerful, inquisitive little boy none want to face , : the “ b rain drain . ” ] 7 Smart people are leaving our country for a better life in other such countries . as Singapore, U.S the USA and Europ e 8 European nations...
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course ECON 123 taught by Professor Mrews during the Spring '11 term at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

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