It’s the best moment of my life when I won the first prize in the National English Competition for College Students.
People define the best moment of their life in different ways. For instance, my friends thought that the best moment was to watch the football match of Barcelona in the Nou Camp Stadium or say love to a girl in the university. However, mine is different.
It happened in 2009 when I was a college student. As you know, there were varieties of competitions in the college such as mathematical model, academic debate, instrumental music, etc. I often joined them, but I failed until I won the prize in the National English Competition for College Students, which was the best moment in my life. The reason that I consider winning the prize to be the best moment is because I have learnt a lot during the process.
Before I took part in the National English Competition, I joined the school competitions of academic debate and singing. Though I was well prepared for them, I still failed in the end. I felt disappointed and frustrated. As a result, I decided to quit participating in the English Competition. My teacher Mr. Lu found my unhappiness and came to comfort me. He told me that everyone wants to be the first in a competition, but only a few can be successful, most of us are failures. Don’t mind it , even if you fail. Just believe that you have made all your efforts and must learn something. These words inspired me a lot, so I kept joining the competition and I don’t mind whether I would be the winner or loser.
In my last year of college, I took part in the National English Competition for College Students which was held by the National Education Examinations Authority. The contents of competition included written examination and oral interviews. That is to say, you need perform well in both the items and then you could win the prize. In order to prepare for the competition, I insisted on getting up at 6:00... [continues]
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