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Persuade me: day eleven

This is literally the prompt that the entire world thinks they’ve received and the one I literally never want receive. I hate having to use persuasion on people. 759 more words

Profanity is fucking hilarious.

I am aware of the fact that my last blog post may have offended a few people, and if so I sincerely and whole-heartedly want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that I don’t give a shit. 1,150 more words

Interactive English Newscasting Session

For their midterm exam, the Interactive English students chose to produce a newscast. Other options were job interview, advertisement, top ten lists, and storytelling.

This activity marks the last of the scripted sessions. 44 more words

Journalism

A Tribute to Poetry

Here is my Tribute to Poetry speech for speech class! I performed a poem called “Monet Refuses the Operation” by Lisel Mueller and also “A Tribute to Poetry” which I wrote myself. Enjoy!

A story of fighting fear and finding humanity along the way

Paper-clipped piles of papers sit to the left of me, a reminder that grades are due soon. As we near the end of the semester, however, these are not at the forefront of my mind. 756 more words

Snakes In the Classroom

I once taught an online class in creative writing, in English, for students at the University of Gävle, in Gävle, Sweden. One of my female students, I soon learned through our correspondence, was a minor Swedish movie star, although that’s not why I remember her. 634 more words

Overcoming who I used to be

In class today everyone had to get up and give a speech. I was incredibly nervous about today. I know from previous experience that I am not very good at speaking in front of people. 165 more words