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Old 08-17-2017, 06:50 PM
 
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Nothing was easy for me in college. Everything took work.

I majored in sociology and LOVED it. I was happy reading all those articles but absolutely HATED With a Passion writing essays.

I got an A in college speech. I'm actually good at public speaking even though I'm really quiet.

I loved Spanish in junior high and high school. It was so easy because Spanish is so close to English. Sadly, I never used it and despite 6 years of it, I still can't speak it and can't understand it, and can only remember a few words. I'm a huge "If you don't use it, you lose it" person. I forget everything I don't use.

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Old 08-17-2017, 07:03 PM
 
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Mathematics was always a simple subject for me. Engineering school was a breeze for the most part.

Initially, English was difficult, as Cantonese was my first language.
Interesting. I'm the opposite. English is my first language and Cantonese is my second language.

I cannot figure out Cantonese grammar for the life of me. I used to watch interviews of HK celebrities on YouTube to learn the rhythm of the language and pick up some grammar & vocabulary, and I speak it every day at work because my co-workers are all HK immigrants, but I have no idea if my grammar is correct (probably not), and one co-worker told me I leave out a bunch of words. Well, what do you expect? I have no idea what the parts of speech in Cantonese is, so I have no idea what I'm saying. It's like when an HK immigrant speaks English, they leave out a bunch of words too.
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Old 08-26-2017, 05:24 AM
 
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Metal shop. Because it's a hands on education with trial and error. You learn and you go and your progress in metal shop would be self evident through your proficiency in metal working skills.
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Old 08-28-2017, 08:12 AM
 
Location: North Texas
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for me - Maths - one of the the only subjects i can do.


Math. It's one of the more universal subjects IMHO. Having said that, though, a bad math teacher can set a kid back really far or even destroy any love for the subject entirely.
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Old 08-28-2017, 08:25 AM
 
Location: alabama.
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history .. and it will get easier and easier the more we keep erasing it as we are today ..
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Old 09-03-2017, 08:14 PM
 
Location: Edinboro, PA
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English, literature, creative writing--anything involving reading or the written word was a cakewalk for me.

The sciences also came easy for me and were some of my favorite classes.

When I got to college, I also found that I enjoyed psychology and sociology.

Geometry and physics came fairly easily but the funny thing about math is that algebra bedeviled me and I had a rough time with it.
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