I have grown a lot in language arts and have become more successful and I hope I can become better and better each year and achieve most of my goals. Since I am hardworking and I will continue to push myself to become a better reader and writer. I have learned in the past a lot about my literacy journey and it 's far from over. I still have a lot
College may be a whole year away and coming up quick so I feel that starting early by enrolling EN101 will give me a greater advantage. EN101 will overall make me a better student and improve my skills when it comes to writing papers. Realizing that college is more work and slightly harder I assumed the rules and standards would be much more regulated and rigid. Some problems I have faced while writing is making my papers perfect and as the syllabus says, "This class is designed to prepare you for academic writing, for the kinds of writing you will experience throughout your college career. " This class will improve my writing skills and put me where I need to be for future classes.
Number four is titled “they can write clearly and persuasively and movingly” (p. 8). This paragraph is described as being able to touch, teach, and persuade people through your writing. I do think I lack this trait, but I think that my expected experience at Central and more importantly, my intersections course, will help me to become a better writer. I expect this to be because of the more intense writing I will do as compared to high school. Quality number six is something I know I must learn quickly to be successful here at Central.
I also hope to become a more eloquent speaker and sound very educated but relatable when I speak. Additionally academically, I am looking to read more thought provoking texts, and to engage in more interesting discussions. The discussions with my peers
However, having someone proofread my paper helps me tremendously to become more effective and confident as a writer. The mistakes that I make will teach and benefit me on my next written assignment.
I have managed to take on these new items and accomplish them. I have enjoyed learning new things and I enjoy the new tasks that I have been assigned. I feel that I have more to learn about the IDIS system and between Barb and I we are somewhat confused as to who is doing what. We need to get that down a bit better and maybe have it in writing.
I have listen to motivational speakers and the way they speak with such confidence is fascinating. I hope that throughout this course I gain confidence in my speaking abilities. Learning about how to write better speeches is also a goal of mine because I am aware that writing a speech is just as important as the way a person presents the speech. Overall, my goals for this semester are overcoming my bad habits and learning about how to be a better presenter.
Additionally, I now see where I can make improvements in my writing to become a more refined college level writer and use what I learn here to help me with various degrees of my life outside of the classroom. For this portfolio, I revised the first essay we did in the class, the "Summary and Response" essay. Furthermore, this essay a mere five pages seems like it should have been so easy, but then it was most challenging.
There are other areas in my writing that I have improved on. I have improved on my grammar, verb constructions, use of verb tenses and organizational skills to make my writing flow better when reading. My overall progress in completing this ten weeks course was wonderful. Every steps and skills I learned in this English class will help me to improve on my writing skills in my other classes and will also help me in my future
Improving these skills will help my organization in writing papers, as well as making them comprehensive. Overall, my technical communication has significantly improved from not knowing anything over the course to being able to write a technical document to the public with ease. This course has also helped me more into the role of my career for society. Before, I was mare focused on what I need to do to reach me dream career and what type of work I would be doing then the problems that need to be fixed, for example, the grand challenge of how to improve and restore urban
I also improved on my writing of theses and introductory paragraphs. As far as presenting, I learned invaluable skills such as memorization, comprehension/interpretation of texts, and physical presence/vocal projection. And I realized that a more difficult task isn’t always something to fear, but an experience to learn and strengthen skills. For the future, I aim to further strengthen my language skills, and to strengthen my writing of arguments and overall structures of
As a writer one of my two strengths are coming up with a story. Whenever I write I tend to have an idea on how I want my story to start and finish. I imagine what I want to write by putting my story in point form, gathering the necessary research before I move to completing the story. I feel organization and planning is important and effective to have a good essay. Every time I write I am constantly proofreading my work.