Before reading compassion, I considered myself a compassion person, however this book has helped me recognize areas that I need work on. The book has challenged me and also encouraged me as well. For example, I had the opportunity to prepare a lesson at my practicum for the holiday program with one of the teachers. Through that interaction with the teacher, the preparation for the lesson could have been finished in ten minutes or less, however it took more than an hour. It was a challenge working with someone who was difficult to understand because English is not her first language.
I wrote this essay because I wanted to know how my grandma's life influences mine, and I wanted my readers to know that even the differences could become one's inspiration and supports. At first, I had a hard time to pick a role model, because I had so many of them that I didn't know which one would be suitable to write about. However, after reading Raymond Carver, Mentor, I thought I could write about people who are close to me. For this reason, I chose my grandma. While I was writing this essay, what’s interesting was I realized that my grandma's life is completely different from mine.
From “The Cat in the Hat” to “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”, Dr. Seuss inspires people of all ages through his humorous approach to life and its many challenges. His story, “The Lorax” even takes on a more ethical approach by describing how businesses and large factories are destroying the environment and kicking many animals out of their homelands. While it was written back in 1971, the book is still relevant today and inspires many to help save the environment. His first book, “And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street,” was inspired by a street in his hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts and even though many turned it down at first, it went on to become quite popular (Fensch, 2014).
Likewise, creating a cover letter taught me many useful strategies that I will definitely put to use when it comes time for me to submit an official cover letter to a company. One of the biggest things that I have learned from taking this course is that good content is more important than sophistication. Both are very important in essay writing, but it is more important to have clear content and material so that the audience can understand your position. Last year, I always seemed to lose points on essays for not having sophisticated enough prose, so I came into this class under the impression that the most important things in a
Soldiers were dying, and they continued to be sent over to fight. The war itself provided a major wave of anti-war rhetoric that is still prominent today. The anti-war rhetoric was pushed through politicians, celebrities, concerts, protests, average citizens of different economic classes, but most importantly through song. “In the 1960s, several now-influential artists appealed to the disaffected counterculture’s emphasis on peace and love, especially with the sliding approval rates of the Vietnam War. As public approval of the Vietnam War dwindled in the latter half of the 1960s, popular music artists began to record songs that reflected this disapproval and ultimately became a new method of protest (Hopkins).”
General education course can seem to be a little frustrating, as while we are completing these requirements, we are often limited from taking those courses related to our major. However, this is one of the primary reasons we need to take general education courses. From the purely academic standpoint, our general education courses prepare us for success in our future courses. This occurs as we learn or refresh our skills in courses such as accounting and mathematics. Additionally, we will spend many hours and many days researching and writing, this further enhances those skills, further preparing us for academic successes as we enter more advanced and major specific courses.
Normally, writing an essay of this length ( 1000-1500 words), I would unconsciously go off topic resulting in a misleading essay. Therefore, Ha’s confirmation of my coherence is really satisfying. Nevertheless, as Ha mentioned in her analysis, my use of linking words is mechanically and repetitive. This may be cause by my inflexibility in words choice and lack of time to carefully examine my essay since I started working on the essay quite late. Finally, Ha addressed her comments regarding my lexicon-grammatical structure.
Human is forgetful. It will be quite difficult for me to recall wonderful moments happening several days ago,let alone even earlier time. I need to put them down somewhere before they are lost. Thus,things get improved as I talk about them in my diaries.
I felt that it helped me enrich my writing as well. Moreover, seeing different kinds of writing was delightful and fascinating because each person wrote differently, and I gain a lot from only editing. Furthermore, it seemed that I could edit others' works better than mine. I noticed that when I edited my work, I sometimes did not repair some of my errors, or did not erase ideas that should be erased since I was attached to my work. However, after noticing it, I started to edit my work again after approximately a week since I noticed that after a while, I was more capable to edit my work
People all over the globe were standing up for their selves and for what they believe was the right thing to do. Many loss their lives in these movements, but no death impacted their country like the death on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4th in Memphis, Tennessee. King was conducting a movement for underpay Black garbage collectors when he was shot by a white assassin. The events that follow the tragedy were just horrendous, riots took over the ghettos all over the country that’s how important and powerful Marin Luther King was, he might have been more important to the American People than the President himself. The 1960s was the definition of American
While interpreters and translators can work in any field, they frequently come across a sea of doubts when deciding what word to use, therefore, building a glossary on specialized terms can make our jobs more convenient. Even though this is a time-consuming task, at the end this will pay off. As my area of interest is interpreting in immigration settings, I have chosen to build a glossary on immigration based on the book from the series Current Controversies Immigration, by Debra A. Miller, published by Cynthia Sanner. Although immigration rates have decreased over the years, there is still a huge communication barrier between LEP (Limited English Proficiency) people and immigration staff, thus demanding the need for interpreters and translators.
What I wasn’t expecting was the amount of time I would need to set aside a week to study. 2. psychology is the class that demand the most amount of time out side of the class. I been able to complete all the homework outside of class, now I need to find the best way to study for the tests. 3.
Do you think because I missed some of your lecture on chapter 4 I will be completely lost, or will studying the power points in conjunction with the chapter and learnsmart be enough? I had an issues accessing learnsmart at first, but have found it extremely beneficial in my test preparations. I wish the issue were resolved before the first test; it really gives me a lot of confidence in my absorption of the information. Sorry for the long-winded email. I realize this is a college course, which means lots of independent study and figuring things out on your own.