Hobbies differ like tastes. If you have chosen a hobby according to your character and taste you are lucky because your life becomes more interesting. Hobbies are divided into 4 large groups: doing, making, collecting and learning things. The most popular hobby is doing things. It includes a wide variety...
My full name is Zuebadreita Binti Badruldin but all my friends called me Reita. What I am going to tell here is not about my self but basically is about my hobby. I know that everybody have their own interest or hobby and what I am going to share here is all about my hobbies, what I like...
A hobby is not a profession. It is an activity that we do for fun and interest. Different people have different interests. So, they do have different hobbies. My hobby is reading. I read books that interest me, such as story books, magazines, newspapers etc.
I developed this...
4. ‘Reading is a dying hobby in this multimedia age.’ Is this true?
Reading as a pastime has been likened to an endangered animal facing extinction from the threat of the poachers — in this case, the multimedia age. It has been said that reading as a hobby is gradually losing its appeal as opposed to...
My Favourite Hobby
My favourite hobby is reading. I enjoy reading a book when I am free. I
started to do it when I was four years old. I was happy
when I read a story with a happy ending. I was thrilled when I read a detective story.
I enjoy reading because I like to explore the imaginative world...
my favorite hobbies
Movie is one of my biggest hobbies. Each film has its own beauty, therefore, it’s really hard for me to pick one to be the movie that I like the most. However, according to some films I have watched recently, it is nothing but ‘the pursuit of happiness’ which has great influence...
Book Review of Persepolis
The Author of the novel, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, is Marjane Satrapi. The theme in Persepolis is to be aware of where you came from and the history of your family and also the culture that you live by. The subject is linked to the title of the book because; the...
My Journey To the Lighthouse
In To the lighthouse, Woolf Virginia describes mainly two days in the life of an English family, the Ramsays with their close friends, and the interaction between them. She writes with exquisite fineness, by capturing each single moment and making it a grand epic.
Swindoll, Charles R. David: A Man of Passion & Destiny. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1997.
In the book David: A Man of passion & Destiny Charles Swindoll walks you through the life of King David. He paints you the perfect image of a man that makes mistakes and has many character flaws but still...
of My Hobbies
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. The Oxford Dictionary of English defines “hobby” as “an activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure”.
Once I had plenty of hobbies. When I was a kid, reading comic books did bring me much happiness. With comic books, I can...
September 16, 2008
My first observation is on the book Two Bobbies by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery. This book was about a dog and a cat which hated each other. When their hometown of New Orleans was struck by Hurricane Katrina, they were forced...
BOOK REVIEW OF: Ender’s Game BY Lance Corporal SNM
Audience: I would recommend this book to all Marines who enjoy reading science fiction fantasy novels. Ender’s game is an award winning novel based solely on strategy in the battlefield. This book is perfect for squad leaders...
Prof. Katie Newbanks
March 29, 2010
When we read literature the perceptions, interpretations, and elements within a story allow us to be able to identify some part of the story to instances we may have in our own lives. In our lives we experience a multitude of situations, whether they are beneficial...
Why I Didn't Say Anything: The Sheldon Kennedy Story
By: Sheldon Kennedy, Insomniac Press, 2007
November 25, 2014
Sheldon Kennedy was a hockey player in the NHL who in his book “Why I didn’t Say Anything” wrote about his abuse at the hands of...
My Order for the CARNEGIE AWARD.....
1. Blood Family by Anne Fin
2. Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell
3. The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks
4. The Childs Elephant by Rachel Campbell-Johnston
5. The Wall by William Sutcliffe
6. Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper
7. Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead
Character Development in the Book of Genesis
Growing up in a very non religious family, I have always seen the bible as something that must go hand and hand with beliefs, church, and religion. However, if there is one thing that I have learned from this course it’s that the bible in itself is not...
library to check out some books to read for fun. I walked for some 20 to 30 minute to reach the library. With the sun burning right above my head, I’d thought I’d never reach the library. But this wasn't my first time walking to the library on a hot burning day so I desperately made my way there.
As I entered...
Pre-Reading SkillsPre-reading skills are the skills children need in order to help them to become a reader. Many of these skills are learnt naturally, during the course of a normal childhood, at home and in the nursery/preschool environment. By talking and reading with your child, you will be doing a...
I am sitting in my seat with my arms on the desk and my face buried into it, thinking about the possible things that could happen if Renesmee will choose to leave Sol or Young-bae and have her new life with her grandfather in America. Will she forgive Sol for letting her go like that and for torturing...
The Book and the movie The Godfather have their similarities and differences. The Godfather novel is the best selling phenomenon, a classic of our time, it was written before the movie came out, approximately 30 years ago. At first glance, the book and the movie appear the same. Upon further investigation...
Books are best friends of all. Reading is a good hobby. I spend my pocket money on books. They keep me good company. They give a lot of new information and knowledge. They also give us a message.
I have many books. I like short stories, plays and novels. Recently my uncle presented a book 'Mahabharat'...
“A book is like a garden carried in your pocket.” A garden is full of different fruits, vegetables and flowers. Just as there are many different genres, themes and levels of difficulty in books. My garden of reading has developed throughout the years of my life. I started with small seed books and now...
My reading and writing experience
Reading and writing are unforgettable memories of ones childhood and college years. They provide a strong foundation for rest of our lives. English being my second language, I faced tough times when I migrated here from India.
As far back as I can remember...
“Who Moved My Cheese” is a book about amazing ways to deal with changes that occurs in the lives and workplaces of both men and women .The book is written by Dr. Stephen Johnson. Dr. Johnson graduated from The University of Southern California with a B.A in Psychology, and also received his M.D degree...
Hobbies are things you do in your spare time, this can take the form of anything that you are interested in, it should be invigorating and also be a form of relaxation, hobbies can also educational, enjoyable fun to perform and exciting. A hobby should be something you take pleasure in doing...
learn. Although she was an orphan treated abusively by her aunt and cousin, she never gives up on herself. The story of Jane Eyre tells us that women gain power from knowledge. How is her story relate to our real life?
Eyre was an orphan; she was adopted by her aunt and uncle. She did not have a pleasant...
Book Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally’s world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech...
everything to try to make it happen.
The book "Goal .! The Dream Begins" by Robert Rigby is a book that talks about determination and hard work. This book takes place in Los Angeles, California and England during modern times. The main characters in this story are Santiago Muñoz ,Glen Foy, and Mercedes...
Hobbies Preferred By The Women
Can you imagine the women walking into each shop in the megamall and try every shoes, clothes, and handbags for 8 hours straight without even feeling tired? Even Haile Gebrselassie, world’s best long-distance runner can’t do that! According to the research...
What I think about the book, what I like/dislike, and what I would change.
Pilgrims progress was written by John Bunyan and first published in 1678. I think that at the time of writing the story had a different and more relevant meaning to the people of that time. I also think...
" Reading one book is like travelling thoudans miles away " the Chinese once said it which I totally agree as books are entrances to a wider world. As you are sitting in one place reading, knowledge will be gradually absorbed and you will experience the worthwhile things from the other side or even outside...
What are your hobbies and interests?
Advocacy; Political; Creative Bead Work; Educational both Curriculum and Special needs
Advocating for the blind and the disabled.
Art Shows, Music (listen to classical and hard rock),go to movies and...
Reading has to be the key to the door of knowledge. Reading comes in many different shapes, cultures, and tones. When receiving an early education reading become the most important thing you will ever learn to do along with write. With no knowledge in reading life would be a lot more...
My love of reading and my hatred of writing is an omnipresent force that haunts and delights me daily. One of my favorite moments in life is when you reading the final paragraph of a great book. Completion comes, you close the book, breathe out a sigh of contentment as you hug it to your chest...
about a book I have recently read it is the autobiography of Gregor Townsend it is called “Gregor Townsend Talk of the Toony”. It is his life story from the first time he picked up a rugby ball to his controversial opinions on where the SRU has gone wrong. I will also be talking about how the book is good...
work at the age of twelve to help pay off the family's debt. This troublesome time scarred Dickens deeply and provided him with big material for such stories as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, and David Copperfield. Dickens's writing provides a devoted, kind chronicle of the condition of the urban poor...
Hungry for Reading
As we all grow older, there are moments in our lives that are never forgotten. One of my favorite memorable moments was related to reading. A book based movie The Hunger Games taught me that reading can be enjoyable, habit forming and a great way to expand my vocabulary. “The Hunger...
Long, Scary Story
Posted on February 5, 2011 | 5 Comments
Once upon a time there was a girl who loved stories. When she was very, very small, her parents would read her Maclean’s and Newsweek because there weren’t enough stories to tell. As this girl got older, she learned to make up stories herself:...
My favourite book.
For years, teachers and parents have been worried about comics, the cinema, television, and now the Internet. They all stop children reading, they say. However, it now seems that children are reading more than ever. Reading habits have changed, because there is now lots of competition...
Oprah’s Book Club
Oprah’s Book Club has become the most popular and influential literary discussion since its creation in 1996. Oprah was able to encourage change throughout America by promoting literacy through her talk show. Ted Striphas explores the cultural politics of Oprah’s Book Club...
My hobby is stamp colleting. When I was still only a baby, my mother began to collect for me. Of course, she did not let me touch the stamps until I was old enough not to spoil them. I remember that it was on my fifteenth birthday that she first put them into my hands. They were in four fat books, but...
Attitudes toward reading
In this reading I believe the author is trying to point out keys on ways to become a successful college student and how to make reading easier. This reading has many great points that are helpful; one that caught my attention was “success strategies.” Visualizing my success through...
My Favourite Author
“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
previous years, but the importance of reading has remained the same. It is important because we apply our reading skills every day. Reading in today's classroom is very important and there is a lot of emphasis placed on comprehension and reading level. I think reading is an important aspect of education...
Although I do not have many vivid memories of my childhood the few things I do recall from my early years mostly seem to focus around school and my academics and interactions with children my own age. It is nearly impossible to pinpoint when exactly it was that I began to read but it must have been somewhere...
have a hobby is to know how to spend one's leisure moments. a hobby, besides providing an avenue of escape from boredom, can also add to one's knowledge of human affairs. Hobby is reading.
When my day's study is over, i sit down in the privacy of my roo and read the story. Reading the story is like...
23 September 2013
Reading: What It Means To Me
That aha! moment when you finally figure out that math problem you have been stuck on. The wow! feeling you get when you see fireworks explode. Those goose bumps you get when you listen to your favorite song live. Reading can do all of those things...
The Role: You have a hobby. Let’s talk about it.
A. Answer the question in one word:
What is your name?
What is your favorite hobby?
Where did you learn to do it?
How do you do the hobby with?
What hobby would you like to learn?
Reading and having access to books are things that many of us today, in the developed world should take for granted. We are made to learn to read in school but most of us don’t think twice about being able to read. I would say that reading is a relaxing and enjoyable activity, but many people don’t like...
literary family. My grandfather was a professor at Yale who wrote books on everything from outwitting the Gestapo to translating the work of Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. My mother and father carried on the tradition by writing their own books; one a collection of short stories, the other a practical...
Comic book heroes and mythological creatures have a lot of
differences, and a lot of similarities. They can be huge differences or small ones. Either way, they're both different in some ways.
Some differences between comic book heroes and...
Wuthering Heights, a Never-Ending Story
Every now and then, a reader is lucky enough to find a book which affects their life. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte is one of those books. The story unfolds slowly as if it is being told by the fire on a dark and stormy night. It begins with Heathcliff...
Reading is my hobby. Even before the movie “The Jane Austen Book Club” came out in theaters, I was reading all of Austen’s novels! I am all of the characters she portrays in her books, weaving my present life situation into each storyline!
My love of reading began when I first picked up one...
Who Moved My Cheese
AUTHOR: SPENCER JOHNSON
PUBLISHER: G.P.PUTNAM'S SONS 1998
I, Cpl T***** will be reviewing the wonderful book by the name of "WHO MOVED MY CHEESE" by SPENCER JOHNSON. Having previously read this book in the 9th grade I can honestly say the book has a different meaning...
“Saving my life”
“The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me,” by Sherman Alexie, is the narrative of a young Indian boy from Spokane with an affinity for literature, stemming from the witnessing of his father’s love of books. Born in 1966 on the Spokane Indian Reservation, Sherman Alexie was...
Reading and writing has had a huge influence on me throughout my lifetime. Disregarding schoolwork, I have always been a reader and writer. I keep a steady journal and carry a novel everywhere with me. In 2011 I was involved in a DUI car accident and was sentenced to a substantial amount...
The Story of a Prince
He grew up in Halden, Norway, in the very early 1500's. He was an average prince, none too shy or
polite, he was of average height and was skinny in his childhood and adulthood. He had light brown
hair, and cloud blue eyes. His features were long, and...
My Antonia, by Willa Cather, is a fictional story based on true facts of what life was like not only for Americans who traveled West, but also for immigrants who came to America so that they could create a better life in the West. The story begins with the narrator and the main character, Jim, telling...
“Oh, to be engulfed with the poetic flow of words as in a Dickens' novel” – the catchy phrase at the front cover of a book attracted my attention. As a big fan of the mentioned writer, I couldn’t resist temptation of finding out who was the author they dared comparing to one of the best novelist ever...
The Joy of Reading, or,
What Reading Really Means to Me
When I was first asked to make this short speech, I was struck by the title “What Reading Means to Me.” My knee-jerk reaction was “What doesn’t reading mean to me?” As a professional librarian, I thought of all of our...