Tutor profile: Ray D.
Using 1 simile and 1 metaphor, describe one of your heroes. They can be real or fictional.
My mother cares for everyone. She has a heart of gold. My mother would carry me, my brother, and sister at once. She's as strong as an ox.
Subject: Film and Theater
Give 1 example of a movie character that goes through a "hero's journey." Briefly describe their journey.
1) Harry Potter is an orphan who lives with his aunt and uncle. He always thought he was a regular human, but one day he discovers that he is actually a wizard. He goes on a journey to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft where he learns from many wise mentors, like Professor Dumbledore. Harry has to learn how to use his magical powers to ultimately defeat the most dangerous wizard in the world: Lord Voldemort. 2) Luke Skywalker is an orphan who lives with his aunt and uncle. One day, he meets a wise and powerful jedi named Obi-Wan Kenobi. He is called into action when he receives a distress message from the captured Princess Leia. Under Obi-Wan's tutelage, he must learn to use the powers of the force to defeat the most dangerous foe in the galaxy: Darth Vader. 3) Dorothy lives in Kansas, but one day, a tornado takes her and her dog Toto to the magical realm of Oz. To return home, she must journey down the yellow brick road with the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and cowardly Lion to find the Wizard of Oz, and defeat the Wicked Witch of the West. 4) Steve Rogers wishes he could serve his country in World War II, but he is so small and weak, that the army won't accept him. One day, he is chosen as the first man to take the super soldier serum that turns him into Captain America. With his strong heart, and new super strength, he goes on an adventure to defeat the most evil figure in the world: the Red Skull.
Subject: English as a Second Language
Imagine: you are a leader at your workplace. It's the end of the day. Your team has done a great job, but tomorrow they will need to begin working as soon as they arrive. What would you say to thank them for their hard work, and to encourage them to keep up the good work tomorrow? Try to use at least 1 common workplace phrase.
Thank you, everyone! You did excellent work today. You may take off for the day. Tomorrow morning, we'll need to hit the ground running. Thanks to you, I believe we can meet our deadlines!
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