Every child studies in the school or college, tuitions, and at their homes. There are many places one can choose to study after class to learn and revise. I personally prefer to study indoors due to various reasons. The best place where I can study is a library.
There is a huge library near my house. The place is enormous and is divided into two separate reading halls that can accommodate more than five hundred people at a time. The library houses a large collection of books on every subject along with daily newspapers and magazines from all the leading publications. The building has a lot of amenities such as washrooms, air conditioning, soundproofed walls, and a cafeteria amongst other facilities. I visited here for the first time with my elder sister when I was in the eighth standard. After that, I became a regular visitor due to its close proximity and ease of access. It was the most favourable place for borrowing books and studying.
It offers an affordable membership renewable on a yearly basis. I have availed this membership and spend two hours each day in the library to finish my homework amongst other things. Not only do I complete my assignments and browse the internet, but also read the newspapers, novels and other works of fiction. I feel comfortable in studying here because of the ambience of the place. It is a very peaceful and quiet place with extensive study material. I can completely concentrate on my studies without being distracted by any sort of noises.
Something you learned in a math lesson in a primary school.
What did you learn?
How did it help you?
How do you feel about it?
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Learning is a continuous process that one undergoes throughout all his life. Schools are the starting phase of this journey where we learn a lot about various subjects. Such lessons stay with us all our lives. I still remember most of what I was taught in school but one particular lesson that I learned in my fifth standard math class is memorable.
I was taught mental math in a lesson during my fifth grade. Mental math is a way to calculate answers for simple mathematical problems using quick calculation skills and facts about mathematics. It helps me quickly solve through various complex problems by the use of methods such as division, multiplication or addition. Practicing mental math can enable us to mentally calculate without the need of writing. I have practiced the lesson to set it in my memory. It is effective, faster, and aids during tough situations that might require quick and logical thinking.
During this lesson I learned various methods to make calculations in different ways which save time during tests or other real-life situations. This lesson also motivated me to practice such exercises to become more adept at estimation and computation of larger figures eliminating the use of pen and paper. I am thankful to my school for providing me with such useful knowledge which is of practical importance in my everyday life.
Travelling is wonderful to experience and learn new things. I am a person who enjoys travelling and exploring new places. Travelling according to me is a great way to relax and unwind while making new experiences and memories.
Talking about a faraway place, it is an island named Bali in Indonesia. One of the most charming places in the world, it is a bouquet of beauty. It is famous for its volcanic mountains, beaches, sunset scenes, coral reefs, resort towns, temples and many more local landmarks. One can relax here in many ways and there is a lot to do and to explore.
I came to know about the island from a friend who had visited there last year. I looked it up on the internet and was instantly smitten by its natural beauty. The intriguing geographical characteristics of the island make for a host of wonderful places to visit, which is really interesting. My probable visit here would be in January next year and would be relatively easier than any other country like Canada or the United Kingdom. The visa process is very easy and the travel costs are affordable. The Indonesian currency is very cheap in comparison to the Indian rupee making the food and lodging costs highly affordable for the Indian visitors.
I have already visited and explored most of the Indian states and enjoyed the things they have to offer. I now wish to explore other lands to experience new cultures, meet new people, and to have a glimpse of what the other parts of the world look like. These are a few reasons as to why I wish to travel to Bali for a vacation.
Talk about a person who you wanted to become like while growing up.
Who is the person?
How do you know him?
Why do you want to become like him?
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I have been inspired by many people in my life due to their habits and ways of living life. There are many people in my life who have had exemplary conduct and principles of leading life. They have set a good example for me and also guided me onto the right path at all times. Among these people my paternal uncle’s contribution is unforgettable.
My uncle is an upstanding citizen who has led his life with honesty and gratitude. As a high ranking army officer he has always taken wise decisions pertaining to his official duties and as a family man. The basic values of humanity and the importance of education are always the crux of his teachings. He is about to retire from his job and leads a peaceful life with contentment and satisfaction.
From my childhood, he has given me his affection and mentorship with strictness. He gave me guidance every step of the way, taught me moral values through practical lessons and real-life examples. He has also helped me with my studies and helped me make important decisions in life.
Growing up, I learned a lot from his actions and from what he had to say. I admire and respect him the most and consider him to be my role model due to his uncompromised honesty and integrity. I wish to follow in his footsteps and have tried to imbibe all the values and the positivity that his personality exudes. I believe that everyone should have a role model who teaches them the art of living.
Have had – Present Perfect tense.
Example – We have had some problems with our computer systems recently.