Most Useless Topics or Subjects In School

yatharthb

The Top Ten

1 Letter Writing

When there are email and phones, who needs a letter - yatharthb

This list reminds me of my Top 10 Most Pointless School Subjects laugh out loud. - Cazaam

2 Religion

We should learn how to not discriminate before going into so much detail about how a certain religion eats its dinner.

3 Languages

I learn Irish, English and choice language (mine is Spanish) at school and I speak Japanese at home. I'm only in first year so Spanish is all new and Irish and Spanish get muddled in my head. Please, please don't do this to us, school. And no one speaks Irish in my area so damn decide what language to teach in schools.

French, Spanish, German... total waste of time, nowadays everybody knows English - yatharthb

What purpose does learning Latin do for me to be a director?

Well if you choose the right language as your subject then it'll help you in life when you have to communicate to someone in that language. - Kwaysar

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4 Geometry

I am not saying that it is boring, it is simply useless in life - yatharthb

Representing the square of 5.872 on the number line is simply useless - yatharthb

Because I can totally see my 30 year old self using 6th year geometry.

Only useful if you want to be a math teacher like I want to be!

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5 History

Why? it's so useless unless you want to be a historian

6 Grammar

No, this is really important. It’s important to know how to properly speak your language. - Hermione_Granger220

Noun, pronoun, figures of speech- how are They important? - yatharthb

7 Drama

Language, letter writing, and grammar? Geometry? Good job trying to find a job.

8 Algebra

I legitimately have NEVER used Algebra outside of a classroom in my entire life. Well, except when I am doing homework. - wubbalubbadubdub

Seriously, who actually uses this in real life?

In what situation in life will I need to use this and how? - Persian

HOW DArE YOU IT IS THe MOST IMPORTANT THiNG IN LIFE TO kNOW! (Throws math like and math stuff off this list) - mathguy37

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9 Latin

A dead language so no one uses it now

I know it because it is simple to me (Iway owknay itway ecausebay itway isway implesay otay emay (Pig Latin(igpay atinlay))) - mathguy37

In Sweden/From Sweden can you get the books: Latin en introduktion and Vivat Lingua Latina. The book Latin For Dummies is still selling world wide. Plus youtube users like latintutorial keeps it alive and artists such as Enya and Evanescence and even Helloween (Laudate Dominum) seems to have/have had quite an inspiration for the originall romance language out of them all. P.S Latin is still used today and I do not mean just in science. You do know right that Italian French, and Spanish (just to mention a few) are all Latin DIALECTS. In Sweden are Swedish, Norwegian and Danish dialects with each other and Skånska is a mix of Danish and Swedish. Quoth John Lennon: Don't hate what you don't understand. P.SS Gutiska Razda (not to be confused with Gutniska Razda, as well as Vandalic) is still being used sooo...

10 Number Systems

Cannot be used in real life

-31/872+8/111 why the hell they exist? - yatharthb

The Contenders

11 Spanish
12 French
13 Gym

This should only be for fat people. - Connor360

14 Biology
15 Civics

Tell me about it. Get me out of this class! I will do what I want for myself don't tell me what to buy and invest in!

16 Health
17 Art
18 Economics
19 Calculus
20 English

There's really no point to this class. The things we learn are rarely ever helpful for the real world.

It's very useful

We don't need it we already know it. it does not takes 12 years to study how to speak fluent english. but I love the stories and the poems

No, it’s important to know how to properly speak your own language, idiots. - Hermione_Granger220

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21 Culture
22 Band
23 Tech
24 Home Economics

Why is this on the list? Home economics are not useless. They're important! People should learn how to cook, shopping, housework, child care, and money management. They all are necessary if they want to live independently one day. They can't rely on unhealthy fast food and junk food all the time. They must cook healthy meals. They will eventually need to buy their own house and cars and pay their own bills. And if they want to have kids one day, they need to learn how to take care of them so they won't be charged with child neglect or abuse.

25 Maths

Just to clear any points, math is essential in the engineering field and sometimes everyday life. - Kwaysar

26 Music
27 Probability
28 Philosophy
29 General Music
30 Chemistry
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