Monthly Archives: August 2013

My English Learning Experience

By HB (16 years old) It all began when I was seven – learning English that is. For an entire month, I neither understood the English words in my textbook nor what the teacher was yakking about. On my very … Continue reading

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A Nightmare

By HB (16 years old)   Ominous clouds covered the crescent moon and not a single star was visible in the dim lit sky. Only the rustling of grass filled the silent field as the icy wind blew. Regis traipsed … Continue reading

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Which character trait is the most important?

By S.S. (14 years old)   Everyone has good and bad personal character traits in them.  Some people are helpful while others wear selfishness like a cloak.  Having a good character in life is essential both for individual success and … Continue reading

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My Greatest Fear

By S.Shan (14 years old)   Growing up, I never knew what crippling fear was until I experienced my first hot-air balloon ride.  Never ever would I want to undergo that heart racing, palms sweating and bracing myself for death … Continue reading

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Glossophobia

By HB (16 years old)   Everyone has fears. Some people are afraid of heights while others are terrified by the sight of spiders or snakes. I, however, have glossophobia – the fear of public speaking. When I stand before … Continue reading

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My Fears

By Jason N. (13 years old)   Kids normally fear ghosts, monsters or the dark but I suffer from acute acrophobia – the fear of heights.  This crazy fear has restrained me from participating in activities which seem exciting to … Continue reading

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My Greatest Fear

By K. Jong (13 years old)   No matter how old or strong we are, we inevitably have to face our fears.  I am learning to face mine every day and I do have several fears such as the fear … Continue reading

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