Why I Am A New Project Essay

1053 Words Dec 8th, 2016 5 Pages
For the learn something new project, I thought it would be a great opportunity to try to learn Spanish since it has been a language I wanted to learn for years. As a future educator, I want to help as many people as possible, which I can do if I have the skill of speaking Spanish. I am currently fluent in English and Arabic so adding another language would give me the chance to reach a wider group of people. Considering this, the numbers of Latinos in America are growing every year, making it important for me to help people who speak the second most common language in the country. Throughout this process, I was able to apply course material, helping me realize what works and doesn’t work for me as a learner. The five-week process was different from what I originally expected, but it certainly was a helpful project that I want to use in the future. At the beginning of this assignment, I was very confident which caused me to think that I would be able to strictly follow my guideline of what I planned for the next five weeks to be like. By week five I came to the conclusion that learning something new was much harder than what I expected it to be. The first two weeks were successful because of the amount of intrinsic motivation I had. My excitement for finally learning Spanish is what resulted in me actually studying the language. Unfortunately, week three was the beginning of my downfall due to the stress I had during this semester. I wanted to focus my time on other…

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