I have realized that I have a lot to learn about writing still, and that I have some pretty strong weaknesses to work on. When I got grades back on some of my pieces I was surprised by how bad I was doing. I continued to put all my effort forth in order to prove to myself that I could do it. In my revision process I worked hard at looking at what others said about my work, and ways famous poets wrote, so I could try to find a way to make my writing better. I especially like reading Langston Hughes, and Edgar Allan Poe
The way I prepared myself for this book was on every page I had at least about three sticky notes stating the important facts and at the end of the chapter I had a one sentence summary stating the main idea opic of that chapter. This method I have found out has helped me the most it helps me remember certain things better due to my short-term memory loss. For my writing method, I tend to make outlines so I don’t get off topic. Both of my reading and writing method I have discovered for myself throughout my school years has helped me learn better and just in generally better myself academic wise.
ENG-122 Reflective Essay My writing process has changed tremendously over the course of this class. I feel more accomplished, confident and I feel sometimes that my ideas and thoughts just come in to my mind out of nowhere and I start writing about anything now. I pay attention to my punctuation and grammar more as I have polished them more now, not only when I write but then others write as well. I am constantly looking for errors and I highly think this is helping me a lot in my career. The comments from my instructor, the online material, my research, the online writing center and comments from other students in the discussion boards have helped me so much to improve my writing skills.
I found out that I need to develop my writing skills more, improve the organization of my ideas and always pay attention to what is being ask in the problem. I wished that I gave more time practicing my speeches, I was not lazy nor slacking but I think I settled. I know I could have done better. However, I feel that I'm accomplished, I gained confidence in speaking in public. The speech class thought me how to be a listener, because if you ask me, I will rather go home after I spoke each meeting.
Still to this day, it has become a habit of mine to read any random piece of writing to ensure my understanding continues to grow. Reading and writing have been a struggle for me since a young age. Even though I still consider it to be one of my weaknesses, I am very pleased with how far I have come. I hope that in the future, I am able to continue my desire for reading and writing to ensure that I am able to better communicate with others that I come in contact with my daily
During high school, I was regarded as the best English-user. English class was always fun and interesting. I was especially enthusiastic in learning and practicing my writing skills. Writing has always been a personal hobby, and I often spend my free time drafting short stories. I knew I was good at writing as I was often asked to write for the school magazine or website, but I didn’t know what makes me a good writer.
But so far, I am learning little by little and it’s looking as if it’s only getting harder as I come close university learning. But to end on a better note, I have learned things, while I’ve been here and I hope to continue. I love constantly adding to my random knowledge
Writer 's block has been a major problem for me in the past. I enjoy writing, but sometimes it is had to know what to say. I have tried many different ways to over come my writer 's block. Some ways were successful, others were not. My first tip idea for overcoming writers block is to just walk away.
Personally, I have always struggled with considering new and innovative ways to enhance the content of my essay. I am sure that I can greatly benefit from this index. My favorite portion are the amount of varied transitional words. “For example” or “for instance” are my go to phrases when introducing examples. Now with this resource, I can add “after all”, “specifically”, “consider”, etc.
We write on social media every day, we send emails and short messages. However, we are not all great writers, this is the reserve of the few that put in effort and can cleverly coin a phrase. -------------------------------- I begin my journey knowing I face a myriad of challenges. This is exciting though, and I can frame my journey towards becoming a better writer as a quest. I am Hercules and the many issues I need to overcome to become a decent writer are my labors.
I believe learning is a process which demands discipline and proper guidance. I am thankful that I have managed to acquire all the aforementioned elements in my journey to become a proficient writer. I have grown from an amateur that was completely out of touch with the facets of proper writing. Judging from my past essays I can
Taking this course has helped me mold my writing skills in the proper way that is vital for achieving my future goals. This class helped me change my writing style. I have a habit of making my writing very personable. When I’m reading a story, I love being able to feel emotion through the words but what I realized is that not everything that is written is a story. That is something I never considered before.
While writing the unit 3 paper, I got to practice and meet the course objective of actively reading. While reading the assigned articles, Begley and Heilbroner, I left comments in the margins as well as underlining quotes that stuck out to me that I could potentially use in my essay. Another objective that I struggled with is the idea of properly combining my ideas with the ideas of others. I understand that doing this can make your paper stronger. It can help open more doors and help you go someplace in your paper you didn’t think you could go.
I also love the fact that I can print the handouts and study them at any given time. The journal articles are great as well it provide a great deal of understanding for me because they go into details that help feel missing pieces of the puzzle that I may not understand through video lectures, handouts, audio or the class discussions. I look forward to the weekly quizzes because each week there is an interesting topic to read, write or think about. I feel assured that I am being provide with a number of tools that can help me succeed. Basically, all of these tools can help guide me through the process of completing the referral letter and psychological report exercise.
So many times, I lose confidence over the littlest things, especially my writing. This year, I want to work on boosting my confidence level, and not be complacent. Being creative and confident with writing are two of the most important keys to being a successful