________________________________________________________________________ At the beginning of the semester, I was not looking forward to this course the most. This is because I knew there will be group discussion with my classmates whom I am not familiar with. In addition, I need to give a speech in front of my classmates which made me worried and nervous since those are my weakness.
However, after attending the lectures and tutorials for a few weeks, I started to gain interest in this course as I learnt a lot of new things. For example, I am now more capable and confident when it comes to writing a proper academic report, drafting appropriate business replies or even analyze a blog. With these knowledge, I know that I will be doing much better in my future. Despite having to worry about being appointed by my tutor to answer questions, I had funs there. My classmates and I shared, communicated and learnt there!
There was once when my group and I were tasked to analyze a piece of academic writing. I was glad because I found the skills taught during lessons highly applicable and useful. For example fallacies including red herring, hasty generalization, post hoc etc. Besides that, we were able to learn how to communicate with each other during discussions. I was delighted by my group mates as we were able to establish good rapport. Now, my group mates are good friends to me as well.
Another obvious change in myself is I am now having more confidence when communicating with others. Previously, I was an introvert as I disliked interacting with others because of my low self-esteem. However upon completion of this course, I understood the importance of communication among people. Communication is able to strengthen bonds among one another. In addition, communication creates better understanding among people and effective communication helps to develop our confidence. Hence, I believe that I am more capable of presenting myself in front of...
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