For a long time, my stepson, Jonathan, was unhappy to have me as part of his family, for he resented that he didn’t have both biological parents at home. I tried to get to know him better, but he would complain that I invade his privacy. As a newcomer, I understood that out relationship would require effort from both of us, It was not enough that I was friendly. Jonathan also had to want us to be friends, and I was not happy with the two of us being strangers, but I could wait for him to feel more comfortable around me.
Anne Marie collects antique bottles and love to turn them into works of art. She will buy bottles if she likes them, but she prefers to find them on the ground. She will find bottles everywhere, but she picks them selectively. However, she has the best luck at construction sites on old farmland, where she spends most of her time. Often, bottles appear on the surface after a good rain, but they disappear very soon She will use special tools for excavating bottles, including a set of brushes, She does not want to break the bottles as she removes them from the ground. Ater finding a new bottle. Anne Marie will add it to her display case and hung on the wall as an artistic piece(Mangelsdorf, 2013, p.411).
Smell a Rat: I feel dangerous
Horse Around：you play carefully and roughly
For the Birds: do not make any sense
Lemon: you cheat on someone, who trust you
In Shuai’s response, he basically writes about the culture and family value in China, such as in new year people go to other people’s houses and then exchange their gift. Moreover, in family value, parents are too dote on their children. Both of those are not a good phenomenon.
From my point of view, I did well on the compare Chinese and American education system.
Base on the feedback, about the content, I write too much about the different between China and America, I need write more about my own experience.
Moreover, I think I should work more on the past and present term. For the next time I should be careful and think more before I type words out.
Clive, T,. (2014). The parent trap: How teens lost the ability to socialize. In R. Atwan (Ed.), America now: Short readings from recent periodicals (pp 55-56). Boston, MA, Bedford/St. Martin’s.
Deborah, T,. (2014). “Bossy” is more than a word to women. In R. Atwan (Ed.), America now: Short readings from recent periodicals (pp 63-65). Boston, MA, Bedford/St. Martin’s.
summary for jean pierre ndagijimana
Through reading jean’s response, I truly feel the stereotype in Rwandan. In the culture, traditional people think, have more children is a good thing and they reject any other forms of marriages such as homosexual. But actually, not all of people agree with this thought. People, who live in the cities have the chance to experience other culture. Thus, those people can take other forms of marriages
Qiaojian Hu, Han jiapeng, Maggie Xu
Amy Tan speaks academic English with American, So she can proper service. However, author’s mother’ English is bad, she uses the “broken” English, so she can not enjoy these service in the daily life. For example, her stockbroker didn’t send the check for her.
Most immigrants’ first language are not English. Most language can not complete translating to the different language. Therefore, when immigrants speak English, they will be affected by their first language. If these immigrants speak the first language in their home, the children also are affected by their parents. Therefore, these children can not have a good English atmosphere.
I see a person, his whole face is red. one of his hand point to another person and another hand is clenched. his mouth is opening, looks like try to say something.
When I was a child, my parents do not really allow me to play games and social media. In their mind, everything that makes me want to play on the computers is a drug, because I cannot focus on study anymore since I use computers. At that time, I always thinking about how can I get an amazing picture to post online, topic that I chat with my friend and really want to finish homework as soon as possible. Maybe, because I was a young child, I cannot behavior myself. Thus, my parent allows me can only use the computer for two hours per day, which actually make me more eager to use the computer. My parents do not stay in the home on weekend, So they hid internet cable for keeping me away for social media. Of course, I always try my best to find the cable. Then, during that time, I was really like a crazy. However, the situation has changed since I grow up. My parents gradually do not limit the time, that I spend on the social media. And I also do not spend too much time on the social media, as play too much make me feeling boring. Meanwhile I grow up, I am allowed to go outside with my friend, which is more interesting than spend time on social media.
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