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In this class YOU WILL TRY. A large portion of your grade in this class is for participation. That means: Your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills should all markedly improve from week to week. Use class time to complete assignments Positively contribute to class discussions

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In this class you will try
In this class YOU WILL TRY.

  • A large portion of your grade in this class is for participation. That means:

    • Your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills should all markedly improve from week to week.

    • Use class time to complete assignments

    • Positively contribute to class discussions

    • Do your homework

    • Pull your weight during group work

    • Do not turn in papers filled to the gills with BS

    • Do not cheat, copy, or plagiarize

    • Come to tutorials if you need help!


Failure learning opportunity
Failure = Learning Opportunity

  • I will never fail a student who is working hard to do their best.

  • Rather than saying something is too hard, or too boring, which often means the same thing, you should strive to improve EVERY SINGLE DAY.

  • I want you to walk out of this class a grammar whiz, a skilled writer and problem solver, a confident, articulate speaker, and an in depth reader who has a newfound love of literature.


Famous failures

"An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots." Charles Franklin Kettering

FAMOUS FAILURES


Michael jordan
Michael Jordan in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots."

  • After being cut from his high school basketball team, he went home, locked himself in his room and cried.



Walt disney
Walt Disney lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot . . . and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why . . . I succeed."

  • He was fired from his job at a newspaper for “lacking imagination” and “having no original ideas.”



Albert einstein
Albert Einstein to succeed faster, double your rate of failure.”

  • He wasn’t able to speak until he was four years old. His teachers said he would “never amount to much.”


Oprah winfrey
Oprah Winfrey to succeed faster, double your rate of failure.”

  • She was demoted from her job as a TV news anchor because “she wasn’t fit for television.”



The beatles
The Beatles which it is achieved."

  • The band was rejected by Decca Recording Studios, who said, “we don’t like their sound,” and “they’ll never make it in show business.”


You wouldn t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do

“You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”

-- Eleanor Roosevelt


If you ve never failed you ve never tried

If you’ve never failed, you’ve never tried… if you realized how seldom they do.”


And what kind of a life can you live if you never try

if you realized how seldom they do.”and what kind of a life can you live if you never try?


It takes two things to achieve a goal
It takes two things to achieve a goal: if you realized how seldom they do.”

  • Belief (confidence)

  • Persistence (hard work, a.k.a. -- succeed or die trying)


So… if you realized how seldom they do.”


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