My Experience in English Composition Essay

1129 Words Jul 30th, 2010 5 Pages
My experiences in this six-week English Composition-I class have been challenging and rewarding, as well as educating and developing. As far as challenging, I have only been able to attend half of the classes and therefore have only learned half as much as I could have learned otherwise. Although extenuating circumstances have kept me from attending every class, it has been a pleasure sitting under the teaching of the course instructor. As far as rewarding, I have been able to gain knowledge, understanding, and wisdom in the realm of the writing process. As far as educating, I have been informed of the basic foundation of the writing process. As far as developing, my confidence and skills have steadily improved. Over fourteen years …show more content…
Also, he was able to correct mistakes made by the students, as well as encourage the students to excel. As far as enthusiasm, he had a good personality, a positive attitude, a smile on his face, and was able to effectively communicate to the level of his audience. I was captivated by these teaching characteristics. The experience I gained as a result of the instructor is that he influenced me to take composition by the heart and be meticulous with the writing process. The hand-chosen homework assignments were given with directions to read particular illustrative stories taken from “The Longman Reader.” This manual gave detailed portrayals of specific types of writing such as metaphors, narration, process analysis, compare and contrast, cause and effect, and argumentation and persuasion. The Longman Reader was designed to give short stories with many examples of each type of free writing. I was impressed by the organization of the manual. Taken as a whole, I was fascinated by the short stories; specifically the detailed breakdown and analysis of each short story. The homework seemed to always request the selection thesis for each narrative. The experience I gained from reading the short stories and answering the questions is that I formulated a methodical mindset to locate the selection thesis in every narrative. This has been an asset to my experiences gained through English

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