The journey ended
My last step…
At the moment, I am sitting in front of my PC, nibbling some tasty toffee that Csilla brought us as a present from England and I am thinking about how to start my last entry…
Maybe I could start by saying that I am thankful for showing this website to my former English teacher. He showed it to me before I finished my English course last year in order to improve my language skills during the summer. In my free time I always sat in front of the computer and read all Jenny’s entries and Lewis’ answers and I felt that it was very interesting. I gathered my confidence and tried the blog competition. I said nothing to my family about this competition. First I thought, I would not have a chance. But then I changed my mind: I cannot succeed, if I do not try so I wrote my paragraph and sent it. I think it was worth the effort. I was really surprised when I got an e-mail from Paul from the BBC. He wrote me that I was the winner. At first, I could not believe it. This way I would like to thank Paul for this good news. I know that Paul already knows who will be the next blogger in October. I also think that she or he is full of anxiety about writing the blog. I would like to say that it was a really nice experience in my life. I will never forget the excitement of writing this blog. Sometimes it was easy because I just sat in front of the PC and I wrote and wrote. Other times it was so difficult because I had to reread the text over and over again. Sometimes I rewrote the sentence if I noticed some mistakes or bad word order. If I did not know what something meant I used a dictionary to look the word up. In brief, it took me ages. To be honest, I needed about two hours and a half or more to write my entry. But I found pleasure in writing posts and I am glad because I got a lot of comments from very nice people from all over the world. I would like to thank all the people who read my entries, who wrote me comments for their kind, sympathetic and heartening words, for all their interest and encouragement. I would like to express my thanks to the BBC Learning English Staff for setting up this new blogging service for learners of English and for offering this opportunity to me. Last but not least I would like to thank Lewis for his help. I have learnt many new expressions, new words, English phrases. I understood the importance of learning English phrases and idioms because we cannot translate them from our own language. I truly agree with him that memorising expressions with the right prepositions and collocations is really important in English.
In particular, I am grateful to my family for being patient. I hope that my penfriend will understand why I did not write him.
Now I feel that it was quite a long time I spend here as a blogger but I know that I will miss the excitement of writing posts after a few days. I will continue to read the next blogger’s entries on this page so I will see all of you in October as well.
In conclusion, I would like to wish you all the best.
I have not been to England yet but I am planning to go there. Firstly, I would like to visit my daughter in Reading. I would also like to meet her friends and housemates, to visit her university. Of course, I would love to sightsee in London, too. I hope that my dream will come true one day.
Have a nice weekend! Bye!
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