direction: currently, many universities and colleges develop optional courses of diverse kinds for students. you are required to write a composition of about 120 words on the following topic.
the role of optional courses
nowadays, universities and colleges have witnessed a host of?creative optional courses springing up, bringing a heated discussion on its role in higher education.
as far as i am concerned, the necessity of optional courses is self-evident. initially, optional courses could be considered as an enrichment and expansion of the curriculum system, adding flexibility and possibility to go beyond the limitations?of the existing course arrangement. furthermore, with different selective courses, students’ various individual learning needs and tastes will be catered for, due to which both their interests and abilities can be further cultivated in the long run. last but not least, many an instructor in universities can bring their own strengths into full play?by means of setting up optional courses, where they are able to sharpen their teaching insights and advance in education wisdom.
given?the reasons aforementioned, optional courses have substantial benefits, meaning that they will continue to remain an essential constituent in universities’ curriculum structure.
③?语法和词汇方面，多运用了暑期班中讲过的常识点（非谓语动词），以及触摸过的词汇：enrichment and expansion, beyond, selective等。
a host of?许多的，许多的
spring up 呈现，呈现
self-evident (adj.) 不言自喻的
enrichment and expansion 丰厚与拓宽
curriculum system 课程体系
go beyond the limitations 跨越捆绑
cater for the needs 满足所需
in the long run 长远来看
bring one’s strengths into full play 发扬或人的优势
given (prep.) 鉴于