How to Conduct Research(1)

On Wednesday, February 12, I took the first class of the course titled “Research in Language and Literature” instructed by Dr. Gina Roach. The main content of the class was to discuss “methods” and “process”, two important vocabularies ineluctably and repeatedly referred to. METHOD Methods of research are organized into two main categories, qualitative and…

Short Biography of French

Bonjour, tout le monde~~~ I would like introduce you the biography of , one of my favorite foreign language from the following three aspects:geographical distribution, origin and history, as well as standard language and dialects. French is a Romance language spoken in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada (principally Quebec), northern New England, the state of Louisiana and in…

Film: The Mission

The Mission is a film about Jesuit missionaries in South America in the middle of the 18th century. It mainly deals with four themes: redemption, courage, rebellion and brothers. In this post, I choose to talk about redemption. What impressed me the most in the film is the scene that depicts Mendoza’ bearing of weapons…

Self-assessment of My Performence

Self-assessment is an essential because it gives us an opportunity to find our strengths and weaknesses. Today, I would like to write a self-assessment of my performance in “presenting yourself” and “employee interview” for COMM course last week.   During the “presenting yourself”, I was cautious to avoid too much unnecessary content of the speech. After a short…

Brief Introduction of TEM-4

Time flies. With the approaching of my TEM-4, a mandatory test for English major, I am becoming increasingly nervous. You may wonder what TEM-4 is.  I will give you an introduction of TEM-4 in this blog from the time, content as well as  pass criteria. Firstly, TEM-4 is usually held on the third Saturday in…

 Personal Thoughts on Blogging

I came across a blog titled Blogging is the New Persuasive Essay by Shelley Wright yesterday. At first, the writer comes up a problem based on her years of teaching experience: students under current system are weak at writing a thesis statement that can be argued in spite of ability to embed quotations and use…

My Spring Festival

As far as I am concerned, the day before the Spring Festival is the most rip-roaring good time of the whole year in China. On that sunny and beautiful afternoon of the day, some of my families and I had a great time in the park nearby. Wandering around and chatting with each other, we admired the beautiful scenery,…