Reflective Essay On The English Class

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Before I enrolled into your English class, I took English 307 in the fall semester of 2014. Also, I had taken another English 100 course with a different instructor. For many reasons, I immediately dropped that class in the first week of the semester. I don’t remember the instructor’s name, but right away, I knew his class wasn’t for me. His technique of teaching didn’t fit with my learning style, and his assignments were getting too repetitive. I wasn’t learning anything that would be helpful for my future classes. After, that semester ended, I decided to retake English 100 with you. The start of this semester, I was feeling very nervous because I knew the material would be harder than 307. English wasn’t my strong subject in school. Since …show more content…
It can be noticed quickly when I read my paper out loud. I tend to misuse pronouns in my writing. For example, I selected a sentence from my second essay that shows one of my weaknesses, “It’s not how the person’s body image looks like or how much they weigh.” Misusing pronouns is the common mistake I make frequently. Subject-verb agreement is another subject that I’ve always struggle with in my writing. I don’t catch the error when I proofread the sentences. It’s difficult for me to make sure the subject agrees with the verb. This quote from my Bluest Eye essay shows one of my weaknesses. “People admires her brown hair, green eyes, and her perfect complexion. The dark skinned people embraces her whiteness as a perfection.” I picked two sentences from my Narrative Essay that I actually thought it showcase my strengths: “As I entered my english class, I listened and glanced at the students chattering about the elephant in the room: the senior project.” and “My heart started to beat so fast like it wanted to run away when I heard someone say to me.” I believe those two sentences were well written, and demonstrated the emotions that I was feeling. Also, the quotes shows how I can use description in my …show more content…
I feel I accomplished a lot in this course. I’m more confident in my writing skills. Before taking this class, I wasn’t really confident in my writing and my work. I will take many things from this class to English 1A. When we had to do the in-class editing, that actually helped me proofreading my essays. Also, the grammar tools and the techniques that you went over this semester. Since I struggle with grammar, the handouts that you gave us earlier this semester will help me for English 1A. I will continue working on my weaknesses throughout the months. Hopefully, they will become better the more I work on

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