Challenges When Writing a Paper

Challenges When Writing a Paper

Challenges When Writing a Paper There can be many challenges to writing a proper essay. Writer’s block, bad sentence structure, and incorrect grammar are the first to come to mind. The first challenge is writer’s block, which can be difficult … Continued
Rizal Course

Rizal Course

It can help the people to be nationalistic and patriotic. Since Rizal is our national hero and a good example for everybody, we can idolize him and follow his lead. Another one is that with this act, students can have … Continued
How to Analyze an Expository

How to Analyze an Expository

Expository writing, in general, is present everywhere. When you pick up a magazine or examine a newspaper article on the newsstand, you are reading a form of exposition because the author’s main purpose of writing that article or essay is … Continued
Suitable Texts to Use in Esl Classroom

Suitable Texts to Use in Esl Classroom

This lesson was about the two types of text we can use in classroom and their characteristics; authentic material, which are written or spoken texts designed for first language speakers to read or listen to, where language is not simplified … Continued
Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse

Paragraph 1 This paragraph is supposedly the introductory paragraph of the essay. In this paragraph, the writer wrote general statements about “Mickey Mouse” and then narrowed down to his/her opinion instead. What I understand by reading the introductory paragraph is … Continued
Shyam Selvadurai: Literature

Shyam Selvadurai: Literature

Shyam Selvadurai was born in 1965. His book Funny Boy introduced gay fiction to mainstream English literature in Sri Lanka, and indeed as Shyam notes, in South Asia. Born to a Sinhalese mother and Tamil father, Shyam was 19 when … Continued
Innovative Writing Instrument

Innovative Writing Instrument

To develop an innovative product related to writing instrument “Ideas start in the mind and then are brought to paper with a fine writing instrument” Whenever an idea or sudden inspiration comes to our mind, what’s the first thing we … Continued
Dreaming Expository

Dreaming Expository

Folio Task 3 – Expository Writing 1. To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. Statement of explanation: This piece of writing is in the form of an expository essay. … Continued
My Favorite Hobby Is Writing

My Favorite Hobby Is Writing

My love of writing began in elementary school. English classes were great, but creative writing assignments made them better! I was more content with creative writing, rather than learning basic grammar rules. As I grew older, I didn’t write much. … Continued
Personal Responsibility and College Success

Personal Responsibility and College Success

Thesis Statement: Even though there are outside influences that can change my decisions, regarding my own success, every action and decision I make is my responsibility because I decide how to spend my time and I decide how to take … Continued
No Turning Back Joane Lees

No Turning Back Joane Lees

This is a novel written by Joanne Lees labeled ‘No Turning Back’: my journey. It was published in 2006. It looks at Joanne Lee’s description of the event and only captures her side of the story. It is an autobiography … Continued
The Rhetorical Stance – Booth

The Rhetorical Stance – Booth

Successful ences quite unconnected ‘vith a speci6c rhetoricians are to some extent like writing course. I remember the instrucpoets, born, not made. They are also tor in psychology who pencilled one dependent on years of practice and ex- word after … Continued
All About Me Letter

All About Me Letter

My favorite sports are football and basketball. I play the recorder. I participated in football for three years and basket ball for one year. I played the recorder for one year in the fourth grade and earned all the belts … Continued
“Faceless on Facebook”

“Faceless on Facebook”

Not Being Themselves In Kate Beal’s essay “Faceless on Facebook” she argues that the “profile” section is less about the real you and more about what you want people to think about you”. She has a point because that is … Continued
Tragic Hero

Tragic Hero

Research Paper Instructions In Module/Week 8, you will write a 1500-words (about 5–7-pages) essay that addresses one of the plays from the Drama Unit. A minimum of six citations, including the primary source and at least five secondary scholarly sources, … Continued
Study Plan for Abroad

Study Plan for Abroad

As part of your application for the Faculty of Arts Exchange Programme or the HKU Worldwide Exchange Programme (HKUWW) Study Abroad scholarship, you have to provide a ‘Statement of Purpose’ (Arts) or ‘Study Plan’ (HKUWW). These are short essays which, … Continued
Newspaper Style

Newspaper Style

A newspaper headline is often the only thing that readers read in a newspaper, or at least, it is the first thing that everyone notices in a newspaper. It serves as a indicator for the reader that helps decide whether … Continued
How to Interpret Titles

How to Interpret Titles

The first step in writing any essay is to read and understand the essay title correctly. For example: What steps do you think should be taken to improve public transport? In this essay question, there is an organising word (steps) … Continued
Termite Lab

Termite Lab

The effect of pens on the Reticulitermes flavipes termite Abstract This experiment was constructed to determine which type of writing utensil the termites were most attracted to and why. The experiment was performed by placing two separate circles (one red … Continued
Engineering Lettering

Engineering Lettering

Engineering lettering Pencil Techniques * The best pencils for lettering on most surfaces are the H, F, and HB grades. * Hold your pencil in the position shown. It should make approximately a 60o angle with the paper. Pencil Lead … Continued
The Academic Writting Process

The Academic Writting Process

A well written essay involves more than just a pen and paper to get you started, you need a writing process. Though what you are writing about or to may change the structure there is a process you can follow … Continued
Love Reading

Love Reading

Looking back, I can see what a long roller coaster ride I went on before realizing how fun reading could be. At my private school in Ghana we would only get assigned books from the teachers which were clearly chosen … Continued
Zohal Faqeeri Krista Ferguson

Zohal Faqeeri Krista Ferguson

It only took about four paragraphs in to be hooked on this story; it only took four paragraphs to start relating it to my life and common experiences. She Had Some Horses: The Education of a Poet was a very … Continued
The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society

The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society

The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society Illiteracy in America can have negative and devastating effects on society as a whole. The effects that illiteracy has range from embarrassment to low self-esteem as well as high crime rates. Illiteracy seems … Continued
Power Packet

Power Packet

AP Rhetorical Analysis Paragraphs and Essays Things you must know in order to accurately analyze a text: 1. SOAPS 2. Rhetorical Strategies a. Appeals (ethos, logos, pathos) b. Style (diction, syntax, details, imagery, tone, etc. ) 3. Why did the … Continued
My Reaction Paper for Noli Me Tangere

My Reaction Paper for Noli Me Tangere

The title of this novel “Noli Me Tangere” is a Latin words meaning in tagalong “HuwagMo Akong Salingin”. Jose Rizal, our national hero is the writer of this novel, where in, thisnovel was written during his time, where in, the … Continued
How to Write a Cover Letter

How to Write a Cover Letter

My first semester here at UIC I was obligated to take English 160. I can honestly say I thought I would be easily passing this course. I was used to the 5 paragraph essay in high school and assumed that … Continued
The Inerconnection Between Reading and Writing

The Inerconnection Between Reading and Writing

The Interconnection Between reading and Writing South University Karen Thomas Professor Dwight Stewart Did reading or writing come first? This question is not as important as the well proven fact that without one the other cannot survive. Reading and writing … Continued
Rhetorical Modes Matrix

Rhetorical Modes Matrix

The art of telling stories. Structure – Usually in chronological order, which events are told in the order in which they occurred Two Tips – 1. A plot summary can help you create a chronological outline. 2. Start with a … Continued
Shall We Walk by Pura Santillan

Shall We Walk by Pura Santillan

Pura Santillan-Castrence begins the essay with a casual tone and continues with a descriptive manner of enumerating the unmatched benefits of walking. The words used all throughout were infallible in evoking a visual image in a reader’s mind and thus, … Continued