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"The negative side of the American Dream comes when people pursue success at any cost, which in turn destroys the vision and the dream "

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  • Topic of this Week: "CAREER CHOICES - Follow your passion or follow your ability? (October 17, 2021)"

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    CAREER CHOICES - Follow your passion or follow your ability?
    (the topic was once discussed on SEPTEMBER 22, 2016)

    Making a career choice is more than just landing a job. It is a decision that has a huge impact on our lifestyle and the way we achieve our lifetime goals. But how can we decide on a career path when our academic performance suggests an option but we desire otherwise?
    Imagine you make it through four years of college and get your degree; you graduate and get a job in a related field. But years later, you realize it was actually a mistake. What you are doing is not what you actually want to do. You feel bad having to get up each day and go to a job you do not like.
    That scenario is not rare. For many people, it may take years or more to find out what they are good at, and sometimes, their skills and abilities may not equal their interests and passions. That is one reason why many college students change their major halfway through college, and many never do the jobs related to their majors after graduation.
    The fact is that you cannot be successful at something you are not interested in, but if you have no special skill in something you are passionate about, you can be discouraged; your passion can be drained, and it can be another dilemma.
     
    QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION:
    1. Are you doing what you love for a living?
    2. Why do people sometimes do the jobs they hate?
    3. How do we know if a job is our true calling?
    3. What should we do to make a smart career choice?
    Topic maker: Giang Hải Đăng
     

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    I'm loving it

    (06:42:40 AM 04/04/2014)

     

    Is "I'm loving it" correct grammar?

     

    A few years ago, McDonalds restaurants started a TV commercial campaign with the slogan:

    "I'm lovin' it."

     

    Some people complained that it was bad grammar. Traditionally, "love" has been used as a stative verb. Stative verbs (such as "like", "want", "smell", and "feel") are not used in continuous form ("liking", "wanting", etc.) So traditionally, you would say:

    I love it.

    However, the McDonald's commercial was quite successful, and most people didn't notice anything wrong with "I'm loving it." This is a sign that people's ideas about stative verbs are changing. Young people especially use stative verbs in the continuous form.

    "I'm loving it" sounds more active than "I love it." It's a good expression for situations like when you've just started to use a new product, and you want to describe your feelings about it so far:

    A: What do you think of the new book?

    B: I'm loving it so far.

    Here are some examples with other stative verbs:

    I'm hoping that Francine will be there.

    I'm not feeling very good about this.

    This meat isn't smelling very good.

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