You Fail College

July 20, 2010

Tuesday Spelling Lesson

Filed under: spelling — youfailcollege @ 9:01 am

disscussions = discussions

encorporate = incorporate

expectually = especially…. I know that I recently featured “expesilly” (or something) in a post dedicated to one student’s comment, but I felt this was a fun spelling of “especially” as well.

paitent = patient, this is like a typo, but with pen.

perfesional = professional, or “personal” mixed with “professional.” Like I said recently, I like combining words.

July 13, 2010

Tuesday Spelling Lesson

Filed under: spelling — youfailcollege @ 9:01 am

accomidate = accommodate

cirriculum = curriculum, did no one ever teach you that a “c” before “e” or “i” makes an “s” sound?

espically = especially

intresting = interesting, though I suppose that’s how we pronounce it, sometimes.

scenerios = scenarios, say it like a British person: scen-AHHHH-rios

July 6, 2010

Tuesday Spelling Lesson Week 4

Filed under: spelling — youfailcollege @ 11:30 am

awsome = awesome

recomend = recommend

sylabus = syllabus

souly = solely… this just makes me think of “soulful” or something.

waisted = wasted… like high waisted jeans?

June 29, 2010

Tuesday Spelling Lesson Week 3

Filed under: spelling — youfailcollege @ 11:30 am

balenced = balanced 

chalanged = challenged (I see a pattern…)

coures = course… this one is the kind of thing I would expect to see type-written (silly, little typos), however it was hand-written.

handel = handle… unless you’re talking about the composer, but since you weren’t….

illitrations = at first I thought “illustrations,” but now I’m not sure that it isn’t “alliterations.”

June 25, 2010

Whosey Whatsit? (+ mini spelling lesson)

Filed under: spelling — youfailcollege @ 9:01 am

“The inside papers were very helpful in writting the major paper.”

They were insight papers. And…

writting = writing… seriously people.

June 23, 2010

Check your email for new words

Filed under: crazy comments,spelling,the professor was... — youfailcollege @ 9:02 am

“Email! Instructor needs to check email more often. Many emails were sent that were not responded to that were time sensitative. It is frustrating to not have a response, expesilly when students are held to the expectation to check school e-mail, so should the instructor.”

“Sensitative,” I kind of like it. It’s like “sensitive” and “meditative” combined, and I like combining words.

“Expesilly” is just silly, though.

June 22, 2010

Tuesday Spelling Lesson Week 2

Filed under: spelling — youfailcollege @ 9:01 am

aplication = application

flexability = flexibility

irrelavant/irrelevent/irelivent = irrelevant

straied = strayed

thogh = I’m not sure. I would think “though,” but “that” seems better in context.

June 18, 2010

I’m scared for the future

Filed under: grammar,spelling — youfailcollege @ 9:02 am

“Dont get sidetracked. Focused more on material.”

First off, where is the apostrophe in “Dont?” Second, the way the second sentence is written is just… I don’t know… wrong.

Wait, what?

Filed under: grammar,Meaning of Life,spelling,the professor was... — youfailcollege @ 9:00 am

I honestly don’t know where to begin with this one.

“I understand why Prof. XXXXX shared many of his perspectives. But I feel like it students are not gripping the point and tunning out than the point of students grasping and learning are unachievable.”

June 17, 2010

Please, sir, may I have some more?

Filed under: crazy ideas,spelling — youfailcollege @ 9:00 am

“More grade opportunities other than just tests, attendence, participation, quizzes, and weekly homework assignments”

That sounds like a lot of grade opportunities to me! And, BTDubs, it’s “attendance.”

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