Descriptions of People and Animals


My Parents
by Gabriela Arrevillaga

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I am going to talk about my parents! I really love them. They are beautiful people, and I am so grateful for them, because they gave me and they are giving a good example and they take care of me all the time.

They gave me the opportunity to know and to learn about of the gospel of Jesus, and they teached me that this needs to be the most important thing in my life.

I really love them, because they are obidient to our Lord. They love the gospel and they try to keep all comanments and all about these important things in their hearts and in my heart.

My father is a beautiful person! I love him! He is very obidient to his Lord. He is an honestly man. He loves his family. He is thoughtful with us. He all the time is taking care about us. He is very lovely.

My mother is a beautiful person too! She a good example to me. She is lovely with us, and when we have a problem she helps us, and she tells us that we need to pray all the time to be protected. She loves her heavenly Father and both, my Dad and my Mom are a very good example to me.

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My Mother
by Gabriela Arrevillaga

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I think that my mother is a beautiful person. She is not tall but not short, and she has curly hair and brown. Her eyes color are like honey and her color skin color light brown, and she has a beautiful smile. Her weight likes 120 lbs.

She is a very kind person. She is very lovely, friendly, patient, and she loves to help people. I love my mom, because she is a good example to me. She loves being in the Church, and she loves sing and dance too.

She is a very good child, wife and mother. She always takes care of her family. She likes her house to be clean and organized. She a very organized person, and all things in the house are in the right place. She doesn't like messes.

She always has a smile on her face. She is so sweet and lovely. I like when I am going to sleep or went I wake up or when I am going to go to some places, she always give me a kiss, and when the family have a problem she always be with us to helps us and to give us all her love.

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My Dog
by Gabriela Arrevillaga

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I have a beautiful dog. He is my baby, and he is sweet like a vanilla ice cream. He is really cute, and he is like a little baby, because he is very lovely. When he was a baby he was like a little cat, because his ears are like catís ears and because he doesnít likes take a bath.

He is not big, but not small. He is black and white like a cartoon cow. His eyes are blue like two pieces of sky, and they are bright like clean glasses. His name is Lobo, because he is like a real wolf, and because he wails like a wolf too.

He is a Siberian Husky, and this is the reason why he is like a wolf. He makes me Very happy, and I love him with all my heart, and I think that he loves me too, and I am going to take care of him, and love him all my life.

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A Young Latin Boy
by Janette Cano

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Daniel is from Caracas,Venezuela,and his goals is study Business in the U.S.A. He came to U.S.A. five months ago. He doesn't like warm weather,so he likes Provo. Currently, he is living in the Glenwood apartment. This is the second semester that he is studying English. He likes beaches and he likes to play in the sea. His favorite color is green, and he also likes islands.

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by Micaela Cha

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Seiko is a student of the ELC. She is from Japan and is 20 years old. There are 7 people in her family. she has a boy friend in Japan, and his name is Kenji. She'll also go back to Japan after this semester. But she's not sure about going back to Japan. Because she is indecisive. She likes all types of music, but her favorite music is Hiphop, and she is also majoring in music. Her smile reminds me of a snowy-white flower. So her smile makes me happy. She is one of my esteemed classmates.

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My New Friend
by Andrea Chen

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This semester, I have many new classmates. I have a new friend from Taiwan, and I'm from Taiwan, too. She has five people in her family. She likes talking. She also likes shopping. She is very good at archery, and it is a very good spot. I like it.

In Taiwan, she has a favorite singer, that's her sister Gina. She likes to listen to her sister singsongs. In Taiwan, we have many different foods, but her favorite is fire rice. Her favorite color is blue, everybody likes blue. Her favorite holidays are Christmas and New Year, because it can let us take many presents and money, so I think she likes these two holidays. She is my classmate, and she is my new friend.

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A story about Sung In
by Linda Chen

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Sung In is from Korea, and she is a student of the ELC. She is twenty-three years old. There are four people in her family. She has a sister, and her sister is a computer teacher. Her father works in the church and her mother services in the temple. She is a member of the church, so she likes temples. She likes Korea, but she also likes the United States. She usually watch is movies and listens to music in her free time. She likes romantic stories, so she likes to read about romantic books. She likes to read good books. Which kind of man does she like? She likes "cool man." She likes dark green color, maybe she likes man who has green eyes! She likes dogs, but she doesn't like big dogs. She like being here studying English. She likes the ELC.

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Mr. Poroto, My Favorite Cat
by Patricia Dominguez

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I have had a lot of cats during my life, but only one was different. Maybe it is because I am older and don't remember very well the other ones (except Duquesa, a lady cat I had when I was eight years old.)

Dr. Poroto arrived at my Grandma's house a few days before my grandfather died. Two or three months before that, he lived with the Quiroga family, who are my grandma's neighbors. However, as my grandma gave him fresh food and milk every morning and a lot of love in her words when she touched him, he decided to move to the new house. He decided to change owners. At this time, almost two years ago, he was only one year old. It seems incredible, but he has been growing a lot each month.

When my grandfather passed away, Dr. Poroto was good company for my grandma. Every afternoon, he took a rest in the sunshine in the big window in the living room. My grandma would be near to him while she drank maté (a traditional herbal hot drink in Argentina).

If we are going to investigate Dr. Poroto's life, we will find a lot of funny things that will make us laugh. He loves to sleep in different place in my grandma's house; for example, he sleeps in the bathroom, in the kitchen, or inside some boxes that my grandma has. He also likes to inspect everything. He is very intelligent and recognizes people. He also likes to play all the time, especially with the things that he finds on the floor or on the table.

He is very cute, of course. He has long hair, which is white and brown, with black stripes, too. His eyes are a mix between green and yellow, and they are very big. He has very long whiskers; when he drinks milk, they are white.

He hates only one thing: water. He doesn't like his baths given by my grandma. Whe his bath is finished, he shakes his body and begins to lick himself. He is very soft. He is also a very good hunter of birds. I don't like this, but it stays deep inside him. I understand him, because I love him.

Dr. Poroto loves to give and receive a lot of petting. I miss him a lot, because I love cats, and he is mine. He is the most important cat in the world for me.

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A Person I Admire
by Patricia Dominguez

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I admire some people. The first one is my mother; she is the big hero in my life. The second is my grandma. She has the perfect words that I need for my progress. However, I admire a lot another person who does not belong to my family. She is Dr. Maria Luisa Ageitos. She is an eminent pediatrician in Argentina.

Dr. Ageitos was the first woman until this moment who has been president of the Argentinean Pediatrics Society. She belongs to UNICEF Argentina, and she works very much for this topic: "For a healthy child in a better worldî." Her specialization is to teach other doctors about all the techniques for breastfeeding administration. She loves her job. She has been a neonatologist since 1965, almost when I was only one year old.

I have learned so much from her. She and her husband, who died three years ago, are and were very humble persons. She is a pioneer of natural care for newborn babies. Her words were and are in favor of the rights of the child, how to teach the future parents, how to care for the babies inside their mothers, and how to create a special bond with this newborn baby.

She made it possible for Dr. Marshall Klauss to be in Buenos Aires, Argentina for two important Congresses of Pediatricians, because he is her teacher by books. This old doctor was a pioneer in investigating about the different bonds, but especially one when the mother sees for the first time her son, and he sees her. Also, he advocates the importance of the family being together, speaking and listening to each other. This is healthy, both for the body and for the soul.

When I was studying, I hoped to be a little like Dr. Ageitos. At last, when I graduated, I looked for a job similar to hers, such as working for UNICEF (ad honorem, of course), teaching other professionals and future parents, and belonging to the Argentinean Pediatrics Society. Finally, my dream became a reality! I worked with her.

Before I came to the United States, I saw her in a meeting, and she told me that English will be very important for my specialization. When I understand English very well, I can read and study Doctor Appelbaum’s book. This is an older book, but it’s interesting. I will.

Maria Luisa Ageitos is a good mother, too. She is friendly, and there are a lot of people around her. I think that they admire her. Her secretary is her daughter Marina. When Dr. Ageitos wins a prize, her daughter shouts, "Bravo, Mom!"

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My Sister
by Daniel Fernandes

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I am going to describe my sister, she is very important to me. She is my best friend. I always was next to her I loved that. She loves to talk and to do new friendships especially in the Internet. She is so beautiful, no timid. The thing that I most enjoy in her is the fact that she is a very caring person. I think about her all day long because we always got together doing something interesting or talk about our life and our family. I love her so much .I want her to stay with me here in USA. Sometimes some people think it isn't a real feeling but it is true.

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My Son
by Guo Ying Gao

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I have a cute baby. He is my son. He was born on December 3, 1997. Right now he is two years and ten month. He has a beautiful name Haoyu Dong. My son is a smart boy. My husband and I love him very much. My husband is always proud of my son.

The second day after my son was born, he could hear my husband's voice. When my husband talked to him, he would open his eyes. When he was three months, he could move his legs and arms to music; some people don't believe that. My husband and I spoke Chinese at home, but my son could understand English, because he watched TV everyday. When he was one year and five months, one American man came to my home and spoke with my husband; when they just finished speaking my son said, "bye" to that man. Everyone laughed at my son, and my husband said, "How did you know we were finished?" The man said, " You are so luck. You have a smart baby."

Last August, we went back to China. We visited a Chinese martial arts school; my son waved his hand at every student and shook their hands and talked to them. Everybody said, "He is cute." I sent my son to my mother's home last September. I came back to America last December. In January, I came to BYU English Language Center to study English. I missed my son very much; I called him every week.

This August, my husband took my son back to New York, and I came back to New York with my son for twenty more days. I had very happy time with my son, but my husband just stayed in New York one week. He was very busy; he took one American dancing group to China for a dance tour. One day my son talked to me, and he said, "Father doesn't likes me; he doesn't need me." I felt very sorry for my son; he was just two years and eight months, and I know we hurt his feelings, but I have to go study and my husband has to work. When I left him, he cried a lot, and he wanted to go with me, but I couldn't take him. My son loves the airplane a lot; every time an airplane flies over, he raises his head and says, "Airplane, airplane, I love airplane!" Right now when an airplane flies over, he says, "Airplane! Mother is on the airplane!" He misses me a lot and I miss him too.

Right now, I just wish I could study fast. I want finish the semester quickly, so I can go back to New York and be with my son and my husband. I have a wonderful family, and I have a wonderful son.

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I Love a Dog
by Hoon Jin Jung

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I have raised my dog since when I was young. My dog is not for eating. It consoles me mentally. Whenever my dog welcomes me, I feel my stress disappearing. My dog always gives a joyous welcome. When I return to my house, my dog kisses me and expresses his pleasure by shaking his tail. My dog is very cute.

My dog is my only friend who I can talk to in a frank manner. Sometimes, I have an argument with my friend, and it makes me feel distressed all day long. I talk to my dog about my problems without losing my senses and then I feel better. I tell my dog about my secrets. I think that some people like to tell their secrets to anyone. I also have a mind to tell my secrets to my dog. He listens to my secrets in silence. I don't need to about him leaking my secrets. I get composure from him. He might be the best counselor for me.

In Korea, we have eaten dog for a long time, so we are loudly censured in the world, but it is good for the health, and that’s the reason we have eaten it. If you don’t understand how we can eat it, then Koreans don’t understand how other people can eat snails, cows, or pigs. We have disputed if we should eat dog. Some people think we shouldn’t eat dog for any reason, but other people think we should be able to eat dog freely. In my opinion, it’s good for the health. I can understand eating dog a little, if we eat it for health. However, a dog gives comfort to us and our friends, so I hope we won’t eat dog someday. I love dogs.

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About Andrea
by Yuta Kato

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Her name is Andrea, this is her American name, her real name is RU-YING, and she is from Taiwan. She is twenty-two years old, and she has five people in her family. She can speak Chinese, because Taiwanese people speak Chinese. She is so clever. She looks like a young girl. Her favorite movie star is Brad Pitt, I think he is a very nice guy. She also likes Meg Ryan who is one of the most famous actress in Hollywood, I think. Her favorite sport is volleyball. Her favorite food is Chinese food. I think Chinese food is so nice. She doesn't have favorite singer. Her favorite color is blue, and her favorite country is France, so she would like to go to France.

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Hye Jin
by Sung In Kim

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Her name is Hye Jin Park. She's from Korea, and her birthday is on April 25th. There are four people in her family. She has a father, mother, and younger sister.Her mother cooks very well. So her mother runs a Korea Restaurant. This restaurant's name is Jeaboodo. I think Hye Jin also cooks very well. She likes Teockbocky . Teockbocky is a favorite food in Korea. She likes purple and green color, so she has a lot of purple and green things. She also likes painting. If she finishes E. L.C. She will study at B. Y. U. She has a lot of talents, and she also has patience. She doesn't like dogs, except she likes HoDongYee. HoDongYee is her friend's pet. She would like to visit Japan and Australia. I think she is awesome!

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The Person I Admire
by Yong Won Kim

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I admire my mother. She always gave me everything that she could give me. When I was young, I used to go out to play with my friends. Like most children, I also liked to do that. However, because the winter in Korea is cold, I was not supposed to play outside for a long time.

One day I was playing with my friends. I felt that my body became frozen because the day was also very cold. Thus I couldn’t help going back home. At that time my mother was sleeping under the bedclothes which were laid right on the floor in the house. The Korean heating system is different from the American one. In Korea, it makes a room warm through heating the floor of the room, so we feel warm under the bedclothes. Thus I came under my mother’s bedclothes. Then my mother touched my feet with her feet. She made an effort to make my feet warm.

I could remember that it was unpleasant when my brother entered my bedclothes with cold hands and feet suddenly while I was sleeping. However, my mother was willing to warm me up. I’ll never forget that moment. I know that my mother loves me.

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An Interesting Classmate
by Chao Shen Lo

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Yuta is one of the 150 International students at the ELC of Brigham Young University. He is from Japan. He grew up in Japan, and he is 19 years old. There are six people in his family, a father, a mother, three sisters and himself. He is the youngest in his family. He is also the only boy in his family, but now he is in Provo, Utah, studying English. Yuta likes the United States very much and he thinks everything is cheap. Yuta thinks his English classes are excellent and the teachers are professionals. Yuta thinks someone in his class is noisy so he doesn't like that. In his free time he spends too much time sleeping, so it seems that he has a sleeping sickness.

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by Seiko Maruyama

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Her name is Marcia Berlendis, and she is from Brazil. She is twenty years old, and her age is the as same as mine. Her favorite color is black. She also likes Japanese food and all kinds of sports. She hates holiday in €America because she doesn't have anything to do here. Her hobby is to play the guitar and to surf. She said, "There is a beautiful sea in my country, so beautiful!" She has ten people in her family, her father, her mother, five brothers and two sisters. She has a boyfriend in Brazil. His name is Marco, and he is twenty-seven years old. She often says "I miss him" and "I have to call him", and she writes him frequently. She speaks English very well and is very fun. I can't speak English very well, but she often speaks to me very fast. I can't only understand about half. But she is very kind because she always helps me. So I like her!!

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My Admired Person
by Erika Matsuyama

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I admire my father. He is very honest and kind person, and he has a strong spirit. He also good father. He is my good example.

When he was young, he traveled in the world throughout almost all of Europe and Asia. It was about twenty-seven or eight years ago. In the travel, he learned a lot to strengthen his faith and testimony. Then, about eight years ago, he wrote a book about the journey. Whenever I read this book, I feel the Holy Ghost very strongly. It was also the record of his testimony and faith.

When I was born, he visualized my future life. He saw that I was in foreign countries. When I was decided to enter the ELC, he helped me positively. He also helped me with his experience about his journey. I didn't know he was such a positive person until that time, and I knew how he loved me. I thank him very much. As a result, I admire and love him.

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A Classmate from Taiwan
by Junko Nakayama

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Chao Shen is a student of the English Language Center, so he studies English at school. English language Center is called ELC by everyone, and the ELC has a lot of foreigner students. Chao Shen is from Taipei. Taipei is the capital of Taiwan. Taipei has a narrow land, but it has a lot of buildings. All kinds of businesses prosper in Taipei, so many people live in Taipei. He comes to the United States for the first time and lives in Glen Wood Apartment. He wants to be pilot in Taiwan, and then he wants to progress his English. His hobby is watching movies and listening to radio. He also likes reading books. His personality is cheerful and nice, so he is loved by all of the classmates.

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President Winwood
by Yumi Ogawa

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I would like to tell about my special friend. His name is Mr.Winwood. Actually, he is a mission president on Temple Square, and we call him "President Winwood". He is like our father. He is always thinking of us. He loves us so much.

Before his mission, President Winwood had a lot of business. He had an airplane company. Its name was WINN-AIR. His office has a picture of an airplane. It was a beautiful airplane. I wondered how it was possible that we could meet each other. He and I are in different positions in life.

President Winwood is a skinny man. He speaks very fast. He can understand people's feelings very well. I think he has seen a lot of success in his life, and he has a good personality. I can tell that he is very smart, too. He has a nice smile for everybody. He is a gentleman. His cologne reminds me of a "fatherly" smell. I had never seen this kind of great gentleman before in my life.

Why is he a special friend for me? Because he became my sponsor for school. One day, we had a meeting. He asked me about my plans for after my mission. At that time, I told him my desire. I really wanted to come back to the USA for my studies, but I knew that my family wouldn't like it. My parents wanted me to stay at home in order to support my family. I didn't want to go back to Japan. When I was little, I got a lot of abuse from my parents. I was so scared of them. I wanted to have a peace in my life, and I decided to come back to Utah. I didn't have an idea for how I could come back. President Winwood told me, "You can come back here. You don't need to worry about money. I will pay for you, and you can feel peace."

I was surprised by this. I said to him, "It's impossible! How can you do that? It costs a lot of money." He said to me, "If you need more money, I will sell my car. If you need more, I will sell my watch. I will give you everything." I couldn't say anything. I just gave him a hug. I cried a lot because I couldn't believe what a great blessing this was! I felt God's love through him. I understood that my desire and Heavenly Father's desire were the same. I felt that I would be able to come back to America.

I thought that President Winwood was a great man! I appreciate his big heart. He looks like Jesus Christ. I want to try my best, and when I become a famous film director, I also want to become somebody's sponsor. It is a way to pay back my special friend. I am thankful to my God that I could meet him.

Yesterday, I and my friends were studying at Denny's. One of the waiters came to us, and he asked us, "Are you guys BYU students?" We said, "Yes, we are BYU ELC students." He said, "Oh! Are you studying for a test?" We said, "Yes." I asked him, "Did you graduate from BYU?" He said, "No, I couldn't go to BYU. I didn't have any money for school." At this moment, I started thinking about myself. I am a very lucky girl, because he couldn't have a sponsor for his education, but I was able to with the help of President Winwood.

Life is a mystery. Everyone can't see their own future, but this life is fun. I appreciate Heavenly Father's plan. He sent me here. I will do my best. Someday, I want my family to understand why I came over here. I want to tell them how to show love to each other. I know that it is very difficult for me, but I believe that I can do it.

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Praising My Classmate
by Yumi Ogawa

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Francisco is my classmate. I admire Francisco today. He doesn't know how great he is!

He knows a lot of things. He knows how to use Power Point. When I have a question about computers, I always ask Francisco. Even when I ask a hard question, he can give a good answer. He can finish a test very quickly. I am always surprised about it. I think he should move to Level 4. He is very smart, isn't he? I can't believe that his first level was Level 1. He has a lot of ideas for everything. I really appreciate it.

He is a funny man, too! One day, another classmate bought a new Japanese car, but he wasn't interested in the car. I asked him, "Hey, Francisco, do you like Japanese cars?" He said, "No!!" I asked him, "Why don't you like it? I think his car is a good car." He said, "I don't like Japanese cars; I just like Japanese girls!!" I stopped talking from his serious face. It was funny.

He really loves Japanese girls, because he thinks that Japanese girls are very kind, and they are cute for him. He said, "I want to marry a Japanese girl!" (but not me). He loves to be kind to someone. I think he has a big heart, and also he is romantic. During our class, sometimes he gives a very romantic opinion. He makes us surprised.

He has good muscles, too. I heard that he loves many kinds of sports. I can tell from his body. He has a lot of muschles everywhere. If he were taller than me, I would think about going on a date with him. I want to admire him very much, so I'm always sitting down behind him.

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by Hye Jin Park

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I have a friend whose name is Ronaldo Portillo Ortizo. He's from Mexico. Ronaldo is 18years old, and his birthday is in oct,22th. He has plack eyes, black hair, and brown face. I don't exactly know tall he is, but he is taller than me. I think he is very handsome. He is an ELC student just like me, he is one of my classmates. He lives in Deseret Towers. His hobby is playing soccer. His favorite color is blue, and he loves the movie called "Ghost". He doesn't like to sing, but he like to dance. Rodaldo has not been to any college yet, but he want to major in mathemastics in near future. he has a sense of humor, and it seems he is always happy. I think he is a very nice guy.

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My Boyfriend
by Sang Hee Park

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Let me describe my best friend. His name is John. I met him 7 years ago for the first time. I found out about him from a flyer posted in the street. Are you anxious about him?

First of all, he looks like white cake. His hair is white like fresh cream. His eyes are like two black pearls. His nose is always moistened like dewy flowers. His ears are as big as the rest of his face. Whenever he runs, his hair is glossy and his ears flutter.

I always embrace him. At that time, I have a sensation of going behind the clouds. In addition, his smell is sweet like candy, except when he doesn't take a bath for a long time. However, I always like him anyway.

Each time I say, "Let's eat," he runs along panting. As a result, he strains his ears, and he lolls out his tongue. Maybe, the glitter of his eyes is the most pure thing in the world. However, if he makes a mistake, he runs under the sofa and stays as stiff as ice. Then, he hangs his head. In addition, he steps out from under the sofa while his eyes swim with tears. Also, he lies down to show his belly. I must forgive his mistake.

Maybe you can guess. He is my dog! He is living in my hometown. As a result, I miss him now. He teaches me about how to love animals. In addition, he makes friends with me when I am lonely. I love him so much. As a result, I want to live with him forever.

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The Woman Who I Admire
by Sang Hee Park

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I admire Yae Oak Jun, who is a Korean feminist. She is a broadcaster and journalist, as well as a feminist. I first came to know about her through her book. This was my first introduction to feminism. Also, when I read her book, I realized for the first time how many women are discriminated against. At that time, my age was 14 years old. I read every book by her. She wrote about her life and her fight for women’s rights. The reason I like her is that I agree with her thoughts. In addition, she is really passionate in every situation. As a result, when I am older, I want to be like her.

Moreover, I saw her in a bookstore in Korea in February. When I saw her, my feeling was fantastic. She said to me, “If you want to do something, you can do it.” The words gave faith to me. This was a difficult time in my life, because I couldn’t decide whether or not to go to the U.S.A. I really appreciated her. If I meet her again, I want to become friends with her.

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by Daniel Pimentel

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Micaela is in my writing class at the ELC, and she is learning English. She is 26 years old. She is from Korea. She has been here for only 2 months. She was a French teacher, and she is in love with the plants. She has one brother, and she is LDS. She also doesn't have a boyfriend. Micaela is all my classes. She is a excellent person and is funny. She also likes collection plants, her favorite color is blue, but she doesn't like red. She would like to go to Japan someday.

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An Intelligent Dentist
by Ronaldo Portillo

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Her name is Janette Cano. Janette is a student in the ELC, and she is 29 years old. She is a Dentist and is the best Dentist in Provo. She is from Veracruz, Mexico, and she lives near to the ocean. She has a big family, and she is the oldest sister in her family. Her favorite hobby is to play voleyball, but she doesn't like to play baseball. Her favorite color is black, but she doesn't like brown. She is intelligent and very nice too. She loves music, and her favorite singer is Luis Miguel.

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An Important Person in My Life
by Silvia Rodriguez

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One of the most important people of my life is my mom. Her name is Silvia Edith Flores. I was named after her. She is very important to me, because she teaches me to be better every day. She is a good example to me, and I love her for many more reasons.

My mom is 40 years old, but she doesn't look like it. She is of medium height. Her hair is long, straight, and brown. Her eyes are small and brown. Her skin is soft and white. She has a beautiful smile. Some people says I look like her when she was teenager. I think it is true and I am happy for that.

My mother has many talents. She can type on a computer very fast. She is a good leader in the church. She likes to dance and cook. When she has time, she goes to parties. I admire her because she is very intelligent, and she has many goals in her life. She takes care of us because she loves us like I and my brothers love her.

My mom works as a junior high school teacher. She likes to teach in her areas, which are science and geography. She loves to teach because she says it was her dream when she was a child. Also, she says she learns when she teaches other people. She works hard every day because she loves her work and she likes to learn something new every day.

I admire my mom so much and I miss her, but she knows that I have a great opportunity to study here in the United States. She wants good things for her family and it is good for me. I want to be like her with many goals in my life. We are far away, but our hearts are together today and forever.

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My Grandfather
by Silvia Rodriguez

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I admire my grandfather very much. He is dead now, but I have good memories of him. His name was Teodoro Flores. He was my mother's father. I remember him very well for his good actions with other people. I love him so much for the love he gave and for his example.

When he was alive, he worked hard every day. He was an electrician and carpenter. He was dedicated in all his work and life. I remember him because we talked every day about different topics, and he taught me many different things to my life. He was very intelligent. He liked to read books every day. He was very organized in his things. He worked at the church for a long time. He became a good leader in church. Many people love him for the love he brought to everyone.

His life was not always good, but he tried to do better every day and every moment. He was smart, friendly, a great leader, and he had many more talents that I admired in him. I admire him for his love and example. When I remember him, I feel sad, because he is not with me now to help me and give me advice. I am very grateful to my Heavenly Father because he let him be my grandfather. I am trying to follow all his examples. I love him with all my heart, and I will remember him for his love to everyone.

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I Admire My Older Brother
by Zeika Rodriguez

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My brother is 27 years old now. He is working in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. He is an Agronomical Engineer. When he was a naughty child, I always obeyed him. He is a very friendly person and social. He is kind to all people. Also, he is very valiant with his job, and he tries to do everything better.

He has a beautiful family. He cares for his family, and he is very loving with his twins and wife. When he has a free time, he always spends his time with his family. He is an example to me and to my younger brother, too.

I admire him because he has been a good son, brother, friend, and nowadays he has become a good father and husband, too. He has always kept the same personality, and he is working everyday to become a better person in his life. He will get success and be happy forever.

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