What I Learned In This Class

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In this semester, I enrolled Eng194 class. I have learned a lot from these activities by homework, working in class and group work. I think there are a lot of knowledge that I can use in my student life. This class helps me to adapt quickly to the life and culture in my university life in America.

In the first project, I learned how to writ a normal e-mail to the professor. In this project, I watched the video about worst example that has a plant of typical errors. I listed all errors that I can find. after that I found two teaching videos about how to write e-mail. I watched the videos many times. Then I found I have a lot of the errors the same as the video in my e-mail which sent to my professor. First I always used “:” after “Dear Professor”,
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Last semester, I studied in AECP, when I wrote the email to my professor, I always wrote many details about my things. That is a very bad habit. Because some people always use cell phone to read e-mail, when the e-mail is too long, they will feel very hard to read all things. So after this class, if I need to write e-mail to my professor, I really notice to cut out the redundant details that can make my professor read quickly and easy to understand my meaning.

In the second project, we compared the different academic culture among America and China. In the first class of the second project, we talked about the different academic culture between American students and Asia students. Then we had an interview project. I chose to ask my professor of WAC107 class some academic questions. After that I wrote a short essay to sum up the answer from my professor and my own opinion. In the next class we learned how to make a perfect PowerPoint and how making my presentation more attractive to the audience’s
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I found an advertisement of a part time job from our school website and I read two examples about job application letters. I wrote the application letter according to the format of the example. The first paragraph I need to write where I find this job and what is this job. The second paragraph I need to write some information about myself, like my major, some experience that can help me complete the job wonderfully and my professional skills. The third paragraph I need to write the soft skills that I have. But when I wrote this paragraph, I found I just have one soft skill that is tame management. I really need to work hard at training of my soft skills. The last paragraph I need to write my connection information. The very important point is not write too long, just write the necessary

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