Personal Narrative: As A Freshman At Lyndon State College

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As a Freshman at Lyndon State College. I was sure how things work. I get nervous when I am in class. I don’t really like talking in the class. I hate public speaking because I thought people will make fun of my English. I always taken in even if I know the answer. I wasn’t good at writing or reading but I will do if my prosser ask me to do so. What I like about my English class is did a lot of writing. I am not good at writing but writing make me happy in some way. When I was young, I used to write a lot in my diary then I stop. This class help me improve my writing, public speaking, writing essay and reading. I like how my professor give us some time to have quick writing time. Some of the short stories that we do in the class help me to go back to my young life. While I was writing my short stories some of my memories bring me …show more content…
Sometime I feel bad for my professor because essay sometimes confusion and hard to understand. When he gave me good grade, I was happy about that because I did my best on this. Occasionally I am having a hard time consecrate in good things. I jumped a topic to another. When I write essay I didn’t make myself clear. My professor help me by giving me feedback. So next time what I can improve better. I like that we have conferences on Wednesday. I found out this is really helpful for all the students because this is the only time professor and student talk individual. I am more comfortable talking to my professor after class or on conferences. I learn something new every day. I am getting the confident to talk. But first semester is over. I am hoping to improve my writing.
I am lucky to be in that class and get to know the professor and my classmate. From now and on whenever we see each other we might talk or smile at each other. I need to go back to my diary and write again. What i realized was people can talk about you after they heard my story but my diary keep it

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