Personal Narrative: My Life In Activity 4

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For preparing my Activity 4, I ask myself what is the important thing for me. When I exclude the tangible things, I find affection, love and friendship are most valuable for me. Everyone has best friends. Maybe you’ve grown up together with them, or maybe you met them at work. Best friends always make you happy when you are sad or make fun times even more fun. So, I decide to talk about the friendship of my life in Activity 4. In my story, I will present my best friends in different periods of life, particularly during the tough time when I moved to the United States. I will explain why I have chosen these to talk in below.
Due to the one-child policy enforced by Chinese government, I was the only child of my parents. Sometimes I felt lonely. But, fortunately, I had some good friends who grown up with me. My parents worked in a state-owned factory, and my friends were children of coworkers of my parents who lived in the same community. We knew each other in the elementary school. We had
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Athens is a beautiful place, and people in here are very kind. However, everything here was new for me, and I had no friends here. Besides, language was a challenge for me. Language creates means and is an important tool for communication (Pearson, Nelson, Titsworth, & Hosek, 2016). Without this tool, I did not know how to communicate with others. Fortunately, I was introduced to Athens Gateway English Class. It is a program for international people, and my classmates come from different counties. I studied and practiced English with my classmates. Moreover, we shared our culture and our life experiences in class. Gradually, we became friends. Sometimes we hang out for dinner and held parties together. We shared happy time in Athens. Now I have been already enrolled in Ohio University, and this is my first semester. I hope I can make more friends in the
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