My First English Course Essay

900 Words Dec 8th, 2016 4 Pages
When I began my first English course, I was feeling excited because it was my first semester in college, studying in the United States, in a different language from mine. I remember my first assignment in English 101; we had to compose a narrative essay. I found it interesting because I had to narrate a story from my life. What I learned from it that a narrative essay should have a purpose and the construction of it should include introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. I also tried to be as organized as possible and I think I did a good job. For each of our projects in English 101, a discussion forum was included every two weeks. There, our instructor was posting interesting articles; our job was to read them carefully and answer the prompt he had assigned. Also, we had to reply in the discussion forum to one of our classmates. All the articles were really interesting and I was happy to express my opinion in the forum. They were connected to our current project, in this case to a narrative essay. I believe that a narrative essay is a great start for a first English course; you just have to narrate a story following the instructions at The Owl at Purdue and the book ‘The Curious Writer’. Our second project at English 101 was a profile essay. In this type of essay, I had to make a description of a specific person. It was tough work because I had to interview the person first, but then I was able to start writing piece by piece. I focused on the features I admire and…

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