Showing posts from July, 2016
Today's assignments are listed below.

Jidit (Grad School Prep): 9 points works assigned - includes writing a research proposal.
Sourov (lang & lit preparation): We are gradually on the brink of finishing B. Friel's play Translation. Given a 6-page document on the play and asked to write a review of a Flash Fiction book. Will submit the work on Monday.
Bakhtiyar (A lev Lit and Undergrad College Application): Poetry answer on a poem by Stephen Spender. Wrote an answer on Othello. Both were refused on account of their shortness.
Nibras (Undergrad College Application): Worked on a language and writing part of SAT. We discussed in detailed what constitutes the right stand on English Grammar. Assigned with ONLY reading of Sophie's World.
Alvi (Grad School Prep): Asked to re-consider the right ways of improving the reading skill. We finally assigned with the tow books by Amartya Sen - The Idea of Justice, and An Uncertain Glory.
Tasnim (Undergrad College Application): Worked on t…

Rashif had a talk with the Students

Rashif talked about - Clark Univ, Admission Process, Application Preparations, Real-campus Experience, Food, Cooking, Departments (taking different combinations Majors and Minors), the number of internationals in the campus and the way it adds to diversity.

A very important issue was the need for taking those subjects, courses that one should take and NOT just what one imagines. The Funding Sources of the Universities in a place like Clarke University, outside funding resources etc. Rashif made a strong case in favour of defending his cultural identity in an environment where people tend to be less informed about 'different' national and ethnic background.

Reading TASK for Everyone - A Wagner Matinee

The first link will give you the TEXT and the second will give you a short assessment test.

A Wagner Matinee
Assessment Sheet

I have already asked Mahtab and Sourav to work on this item. I especially want Jarin, Sushmita, Alvi, Sayra, Tanfin, and Anaam to take this assignment. Inform your progress by 23rd July.