I am 14-year old boy. My name is Avinash Jalan. Jalan is my surname. My grandfather gave me this name. I quite like my name. Avinash is a Hindi word which means eternal or everlasting.
I live in Delhi’s Mall Road area in a rented flat. Mall Road, adjucant to Delhi University is a well-known locality. It is a neat and clean place with all modern amenities. My father is a lecturer in a college. He teaches Chinese there. Besides Chinese my father can speak, write and read Hindi, English and many other European languages. He has told me that Chinese is not easy to learn. My father, walks down to his place of teaching.
My mother is also highly-educated, but she is a housewife. I love both my parents from the very depths of my heart. They are so fond of me. My mother helps me in my home work and lessons and tells me fascinating stories. They are mostly from Indian history and mythology.
I read in class VIII in a public school. Our school is coeducational. There are many girl and boy students in my class. They all are nice and friendly with me. But Gitanjali is my best friend. I go to school daily in the morning by school bus.
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I am healthy and tall compared to my age. I like many games but I like playing football, the most. We play in our school’s playground after classes. Our Games-in-charge is a very nice person. He was a national champion in football in his young age and won many prizes.
My friends often come to my house. And in return, I also visit them. I talk, read and play with them. I have a sister. She is sweet and lovely. She is fond of comics and poems. I help her in learning rhymes and poems. She goes to a school near our house. She is a student of Vth standard. My father intends to shift her to my school from the next academic session. Then we shall go together in the same school bus. I look forward to that day.
Essay About Myself
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Hi, my name is Rob Geis and I am currently in grade 12. I have been at County High School for a year now; I joined at the start of 11th grade, and have thoroughly enjoyed myself here. The school is great, the people are fantastic and the atmosphere is one that makes you actually want to go to school. Before I joined ASB I was studying at the Singapore American School for two years and prior to that I was at the International School of Kuala Lumpur for two years. I was born and raised here in Bombay city and grew up here.
I am an interesting, fun loving guy with a good sense of humor. One thing about me that is important to know though is that at first I come of as a very shy individualistic guy but once I get to know people and are comfortable with my environment I am great. It is hard for me to make friends but once I make them, it’s great and I am all different. I joke, laugh and humor people and I also get as much as I give. I am a very kind, compassionate, sensitive guy as my close friends will tell you. I have a tough shell but on the inside I am soft. I am also a very principled person and stand strong on what is right and wrong. I am also a very straight and honest person. I understand and know that we all put on a show sometimes and do not show who we really are or what we feel but some people do this constantly and those kinds of people I cannot stand.
Academically I am a student who likes to be mentally challenged and I enjoy both hands on projects as well as conventional learning. I am an enthusiastic drama student and I love to act. I also enjoy math and economics. Last year I had many different types of roles in both small and large productions at ASB. I enjoy TOK class as it is often different from other classes but yet as meaningful. It provides you with great insight on many things one does not normally think about.
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Though the past year had been a tough one for me emotionally as I lost both my grand-mother and father, ASB was very accommodating and helpful though I had only been there a month when this happened. I hope you enjoy ASB as much as I have and hope to keep doing so. Bombay is a great city (little boring sometimes) but ASB is always awesome. I hope to get to know you better through the course of TOK.