•Exams are a way of assessing评估 what a student
has learned during the academic year./ Apart from this, it is also a method/ through which the students’ learning and grasping 理解;领会abilities are evaluated 评估and graded
分等级 by the teacher. / This makes it very important for students to learn well, / and achieve good scores in the exam. / However, for most students, exams bring with them lots of tension,使紧张 stress and
Anxiety焦虑. / The main reason for this is the increased
pressure / that they receive from their parents and
teachers. /Although a little bit of exam fear is important to
study before the exams, too much tension can hinder阻碍
the students’ ability to do well. /Many times,
due to exam fear, students tend to没听出来 forget what
they have learned, thus scoring less than they could have. /Hence因此 , it is extremely crucial 重要的for students to
learn about how to reduce exam fear. /Thus they can give their examination confidently, subsequently随后
earning good grades.
Holidays in the US
•Like other nations, the United States sets aside a number of days each year to commemorate events, people or public occasions./ These holidays typically are marked by a general suspension of work and business activity,/ and by public or religious ceremonies. /Technically, the united States does not celebrate national holidays./ However, Congress has designated 10 legal public holidays.
•During such public holidays,/ most federal institutions are
closed and most federal employees are excused from work. /Although the individual states and private businesses are not required to observe these, in practice all states and nearly all employees observe the majority of them. /Since 1971, a number of these holidays have been fixed on Mondays rather than on a particular calendar date so as to
•afford workers a long holiday weekend. /Meanwhile, there are some US state holidays/ particular to individual US states.