What is/was your favourite/best subject in school?Mine was English, followed by Drama and Commerce. What about you?

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brettd | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

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I did very well in history and it came easily to me, but my favorite subject was English.  I took every English class that was offered, and really enjoyed all of the writing courses.  I had a few very effective teachers in those subjects that made all the difference too.

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rrteacher | College Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

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History, with literature as a fairly close second. When I was younger, I enjoyed the story-telling aspect of history, but now I'd say I enjoy the analytical aspect of it more, in other words, I find "thinking historically" more interesting than simply learning about the past. But history has always been my favorite subject.

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litteacher8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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My favorite subject was always English. I loved reading and writing, and I was good at it. Second was math, because I always enjoyed the idea that following a set process could get me an exact answer. I hated physics the one time I took it, and I always hated everything about PE.
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kiwi | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

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Another vote for English. I have to say I never really thought of it as a subject until sixth form - before then it was just the interesting and exciting bit between the hours I was being told dull stuff...At degree level, I loved each of the options I took, which were mostly literature based, but I did enjoy American law too.

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e-martin | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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I enjoyed English most, but also liked chemistry and philosophy. When I graduated from high school, I thought I'd major in philosophy in college, but ended up as an English major. Literature offers, for me, a bit more daily satisfaction than the study of philosophy.

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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For me, it had a lot to do with whether I liked the teacher or not.  At the secondary level, the work was neither hard enough nor interesting enough for that to be the primary issue.  In other words, even though I now love history, I didn't find it particularly more interesting than, say, chemistry back then.  So it depended mainly on which teachers were most enjoyable.

Content-wise, maybe my favorite was Japanese.

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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My favourite subject has always been Math. Its based on logic. Science was the next.

I opted for Mechanical Engineering as a profession in university which is, to me, nothing but Applied Mathematics and Science.

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wanderista | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 2) Valedictorian

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Commerce is the broader aspect of business, law and economics. It's kind of incorporating all three elements into one subject. So, yes - it's essentially business studies, but I do really enjoy the legal aspect as well. :D

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amne | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Salutatorian

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Mine is also English, followed by Religious studies and French. By the way is commerce, how you say business?

Sorry I live in England and 'Commerce' in French means Business Studies, :)