Personal Writing: "Do You Want To Go To Space Camp This Summer?"


Personal Writing: "Do You Want To Go To Space Camp This Summer?"
"Do you want to go to Space Camp this summer?" This question arose
during a conversation with my mother when I was in seventh grade. I
actually thought she was just joking when she first said it. She told me
she wanted me to experience immersion in another culture and language.
When she was in college, she had received an opportunity to go to America,
but she had to give up this chance because her mother became sick. As a
result, she strongly recommended that I take this trip. However, I had
never been to America or taken a trip by myself, before I went to Space
Camp in Alabama. I was scared and worried, but, in the ...

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if I only talked with
Japanese friends. On the second day, we were divided into teams with three
to five Americans on a team. I tried to use my poor English to make
American friends, but it was really difficult. First, I could not even
introduce myself without looking at my note book in which I had written a
few sentences down. Second, the Americans had never had any Asian friends,
so they were surprised when I bowed, and they asked me many questions.
They tried to understand my English, which sometimes took a few minute,
even to ask where the bathroom was. In fact, one of these friends still
writes me a couple of times a year, and I send him Christmas cards. From
th is experience, I learned that despite different languages, we still can
understand each other and be good friends.
After camp I realized how it is great to study in the United States
and to know another culture. Then I went back to Japan and spent my next
three years in a Japanese junior high school. ...

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