usama.muraad

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I am an ESL student at the Cobble Hill School of American Studies in Brooklyn, New York.

My name is Usama Muraad. I was born on July 27 in Gujarat Pakistan. I left Pakistan at the age of 13 and came to america in 2011. Then, I had learn English and work harder on my studies than I did in Pakistan. After living in new York for one year, my family decided to move to Georgia. In Georgia, I messed up in my studies.I failed in three classes two of which I already took again and passed. That's why am farther behind than the other seniors.

I like to play basketball at the gym and other sports. I like school because it helps me to be successful in the future.In Georgia,I tried out for football team but did not have a good season because I only caught one and dropped one catch. I was the slowest wide receiver,so I had to work on my speed before I try out for college football team.

I like enjoy meeting new people at school. It helps me to speak more English. I speak Urdu and Punjabi at home so that's why English does not sound good when I speak it. I still have my Pakistani accent. After being in America for three years,I like school because it gives opportunities to students so they can be something in life.

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She Easily Sees it Happening | Here is a found poem I wrote in response to "In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez: MInerva easily sees it happening, I give in little things, El Jefe his mind getting the wrong meaning... Added on Monday, June 15, 2015 - 12:34, with
Bikes and Kites | Since 2010,Pakistani government has banned the kite festival,which was called in Urdu, “Basant”. Every year Basant would be in March when every student had their exams. This, I hated the most. Two... Added on Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 16:05, with
Dramactic Reading | Bodega So, you go to college, right? Chino Yeah man, I go to public college, nothing big and fancy – Bodega Check it out, you evah heard of Edwin Nazario? Chino You mean the... Added on Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 23:47, with
What's in Name? | The poem I am Usama Waheed Muraad.. Usama is from the quran He was a prophet like Muhammad, Usama for some people is like Osama bin laden. But to me I’m king of the jungle and for my mom, I am a... Added on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 13:12, with
Usama's Animated Introduction | My name is Usama Muraad. I was born on july 27 in Gujrat,Pakistan. I left Pakistan at the age of 13 and came to america in 2011. Then, I had learn English and work harder on my studies than i did in... Added on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 17:04, with
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what's a name comment | Dear Ni Zhihong, I am interested in how many of... 2 years 19 weeks ago in response to What is in my name?
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