As you might know, I’ve enrolled in a writing course this semester… and I’ve not regretted this decision at all. It made me learn so much about my own creative self and pretty much revived my inner child. Now that it’s over, all I’ve left to do is to wait for the final grade.
Okay, so let me tell you a few things about being graded on a piece of fiction you’ve written. At first glance, it sounds like a very subjective process, which could make it unfair because we all wouldn’t have the same preferences as our teacher, but in reality, there is always a marking scheme for every type of assignment out there, at my university at least.
In the end, the actual creative story only comprises around 20-30% of the total grade.
But can you guess what else makes up 20% of the grade? Yes. Grammar and spelling.
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As far as people are concerned, learning a language is tough. Learning a new language is a skill and the learners should be industrious in order to master a new language. A lot of people may not try to learn a language because they consider that it is beyond their talent. However, there are many other people interested in learning a language and they achieve it by means of their motivation and eagerness to learn something new in their life. Have you ever thought of learning a language by integrating it into your daily life?
It is spot on that learning a new language takes time and effort. Some of the studies have shown that you can learn a language easily if you are capable of applying a stress-free approach to making a new language a part of your daily life. So, we can in fact pick up the pace of language learning especially by making it as a part of our daily life. It does not mean that you should carry grammar books with you from morning to evening.
When you integrate language learning into everyday life, it definitely makes your language learning process more exciting and trouble free. Here are some effective ways that will indeed help your language learning strategies and help you to become engaged with a new language each day:
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Since I came in Malaysia more than 7 months ago, I’ve been obsessed with Japanese culture and merchandise and food than any other, which is funny. Remember my post ‘Sayonara! I’m turning Japanese‘? And the more recent one, ‘Why I love anime‘? And now this… Yeps, that little inner Japanese chibi me is growing!
Anyway, a few weeks ago, after continuously watching animes, I’ve been addicted to buying Japanese food and going to Japanese restaurants. However, since Japanese food is quite pricey (in comparison to the other various options I mean) here, I was at some point frustrated on not being able to fully embrace that special Asian cuisine everyday. It wasn’t really expected but I went to the local bookstore and went through the cookery section and my luck! There was a Japanese cookbook on sale! And it was by DK publishing! (For those who know me for a while now, you may remember my obsession with DK not only because of its quality prints and colourful pages but also because it’s my initials…)
I gave myself 24h to think about it, after quickly browsing through the ingredients and materials needed…
And gave it a go. After all, I was also tired of going out everyday for lunch and dinner and this would be a great opportunity for me to finally start learning how to cook! (Never actually cooked anything by myself in my entire life)
Here’s the kawaii little book:
Continue reading “6 Japanese Recipes I Tried Using Only A Rice Cooker & Steamer”
Hello everyone!!! Welcome back to An Evil Nymph’s Blog!
I know it’s been a while since I posted anything here, and I intend to do some catching-up to keep my readers updated, and at the same time, give this blog something fresh to show off to those I gave my business card recently, hehe 😛
So, first of all, I am now 19 years old, since Saturday 3 May, and thank you for all the birthday wishes, to those who know me on Facebook or Instagram!
Now, if you are new to this blog, let me present myself before going to the updates: I’m currently in the time period that lies between high school and university and thus I spend time at home, aspiring to become a writer, and waiting for July to come, because then I’ll fly from my country, Mauritius, to Malaysia to study in Monash University, and more precisely to get a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
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A Step by Step Guide in Writing a Research Paper
Over the decade of school, we have all probably written numerous research papers, probably most of it during our high school and college years. It probably came to a point where you’ve written so many research papers that it has become a second nature for you already. But not everyone has the privilege to have the basic knowledge in how to write a research paper like other people. But for those who still need help, here is a basic step by step process on how to write a research paper that may help out a whole lot.
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Today on the 1st August 2012 An Evil Nymph’s Blog officially celebrates its one year anniversary!! Yeah!!
Oh my god I can’t believe I’ve come to this, I mean I barely remember my very first post? At first I really didn’t know what I was doing with this blog, I just crazy wanted to have a random blog which would be totally different from my makeup one. I had no idea that by a year I would have 15,238+ views and 301 email followers already! I never knew that I would meet such a friendly and wide community of awesome and talented bloggers and unleashed my dormant passion for writing. I never knew that I would have increased my confidence and determination in life.
I would never have thought that I would be learning that much in one year!
Continue reading “Why I Started To Blog Exactly 1 Year Ago.”
Sorry for I’m a bit late in this week’s photo challenge. Anyway these days, I’ve mainly been indulged in…
Yes, in the thickest of all school books I’ve ever had to study! It’s nicknamed the ‘dictionary’ of sociology. I’m fortunate that the subject is interesting… ^^
Getting serious about my studies hehe.
An Evil Nymph.
The hardest thing for a student is to balance his/her studies and his/her extracurricular activities: the two main big projects of his/her life which will greatly contribute to his/her future as a citizen.
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