Happy Summer

To be honest, it is really a great time for me to meet all of you and have a chance to help you in achieving academic goals. I'm really happy that I can see some progress from you although I think I did not put all my best effort. I hope that from that course … Continue reading Happy Summer


My schedule

I re-post my tutoring hours here just in case some of you did forget to take a picture in the class. My expected schedule (will be flexible due to sudden changes): Mon – after 5 p.m Tue – from 1 p.m to 3 p.m Wed – after 5 p.m Thu – from 2 p.m to … Continue reading My schedule

Common mistakes in combining sentences

Combining sentences is a method to help you reduce sentence redundancy, avoid repeated words, shorten the length of the sentence, and make you essay more concise. However, combining sentences is sometimes tricky, and it will affect the meaning of the sentence if you combine incorrectly. When I took a look on your homework about combining … Continue reading Common mistakes in combining sentences

Annotating tips

Perhaps some of you are not familiar with annotating. Don't worry! If you practice, you can master it. Annotating is not hard if you get used to it. The purpose of annotating is to understand clearly the authors' ideas in the texts as well as identify the strategies the authors use to express their ideas. … Continue reading Annotating tips

Community Service Time

We're going to have the month of service in 2017 at Grossmont College starting from this Friday, April 7th. I would like to share this information to you so that you can find some events that interest you. I think it will be helpful and memorable to you when you can spend a part of … Continue reading Community Service Time

How do you feel so far?

We've been through 8 weeks so far. Do you have any feedback about the class or this blog? I would love to hear from all of you. Do you enjoy the class? Is it hard? So so? Easy? Funny? Informative? Helpful? What do you think about this blog? Have you learned anything from it? Can … Continue reading How do you feel so far?

Welcome back!!!

Hello, welcome back to the school. How are you going? ~ How was your vacation? Did you have enjoyable and meaningful memories with your friends or beloved ones? Don't forget to finish your homework before Monday starts. It's college life again 😉 See you later. Enjoy the last minutes of your break 😉 Ammie.

Spring break!!!

We're going to have Spring break really soon. Do you plan on doing something or going somewhere on this time? I hope that we can post something interesting about your vacation on this site to share your good time with each other. What do you think about this idea? I'll share about my plan. I'm … Continue reading Spring break!!!

Academic email

I have been receiving some e-mails from many students, and it seems that these e-mails are not formal enough to be at an academic level. Some of them lack of formal expressions, some of them are like daily conversation, and some of them don't meet the criteria of an e-mail. Thus, I hope that you … Continue reading Academic email