Camden County College
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English Comp. 101.85
Assignment #1, Page # 255
Today, I entered the classroom and noticed that every single seat at the front of class was taken. Ironically enough the front of class is where I normally would sit. I found myself; therefore sitting towards the rear of class. “Can I see last night’s homework,” asked the unfamiliar classmate next to me with a puzzled look on his face. I blatantly ignored that individual as the professor began with class. “Good morning pupils,” greeted the professor as part of her daily routine. The professor’s vocabulary intimidated the class with her use of “pupil”. According to Merriam-Webster, “a student is a scholar, a learner, and especially someone who attends school.” In a college classroom students fall into one of several groups: the average, the over achiever, and the good-for-nothings. First, there is the average students, who make up the majority of the classroom. These students barely meet the minimum grade requirement just to pass a course. This student may be a talker, a twitter bug, or a stiff mannequin, and have a relatively large social life. The average student is scattered throughout the classroom, and answers questions once, after every full moon. These students arrive the time class is scheduled to begin but focus only half the class. During class the typical average student, fresh out of high-school seeks advice from its peers. These students view the professor simply as a teacher of the thirteenth grade of high school. The talker is the type of student, who has a motor mouth running on the latest gossip in town. The twitter bug is the student, whose cheeks are always bright red. This student can be occasionally spotted chuckling, and smirking at the most recent twit pics, or uploads online. The mannequin is the silent but fashionable student, whose wardrobe...
Cited: Merriam-Webster, Merriam-Webster.com, Merriam-Webster incorporated, n.d.
Web. 27 March 2015
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