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English Reflective Essay

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Reflective Essay
English rapidly approaches the status of one of the most important languages to learn, therefore, it is important for me to secure the best education that I can. As a freshman of CSHS, I felt uncertain as I walked into the Pre-AP English classroom. However after Mrs. Strawn introduced the course expectations, all of my doubts simply dissipated and I felt that I am ready for an informational yet challenging year. There are many reasons as to why I choose to take Pre-AP English, all of which will impact my life tremendously.

English is a relatively easy subject for most people when compared to calculus or physics, but English has always been a challenge that I surmount every year. English was not my first language, and when I first started to learn this language, I was amazed at how much a native speaker of this language can express in three words. Even though the various exceptions alarmed me, I persisted in learning because I knew that English is widely used around the globe. After comprehending most of the concepts, I began to acknowledge the importance of English and the difference it could make on my future.

The levels of difficulty for English courses vary immensely; I made the decision to take the most advanced English class available: Pre-AP English. Last year, when I received my course recommendations sheet, I was thrilled to see that my English teacher recommended me for Pre-AP English. Although I was delighted to be one of the few students who were advised to take Pre-AP English, the mere thought of taking the course frightened me, because I had been accustomed to a much easier division, and this class would probably be the hardest obstacle that I have ever encountered. Nevertheless, instead of taking the easy route, I decided to challenge myself. In addition, I knew that this course would also help prepare me for future English courses.

Generally speaking, most students in Pre-AP English have already mastered the techniques of...