There is an elderly woman in my Korean language class. I got to know yesterday that she’s 70 years old. My teacher told the few of us that she is still working and yet she spends 2 hours a day, learning and revising homework, which explains why she is good despite her age. With that, I have no excuse to not do well and master the language.
Whenever I feel that I have no time to do some self-learning on my own, I will always think about the 70 year old lady. Whenever I think I’m too old to start something, I will think about the 70 year old lady. Whenever I feel like giving up, I will think about the 70 year old lady. As long as I am still alive, I should always be learning.
Taking up the language has been one of the best things I’ve done for myself this year. This is the only thing that pushes me to want to be better, to want to improve myself, the more I study and learn about it, the more I discover I don’t know much about it and the more I want to know about it.
Today I would like to say thank you to the 70 year old lady. I don’t know her personally but she is already a role model to me.