The Emirate of Transjordan was the name given to this small state when it was recognized inafter the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the promulgation of the Balfour Declaration. It was not until that Transjordan became a completely sovereign state. Amman is the capital and the largest city. Jordan has an area of about 35, square miles 91, square kilometers.
Essay writing By Nickunj Malik - May 25, - Last updated at May 25, My schoolteachers were simple people who, along with other things, taught us to be honest, truthful, kind, generous, hardworking and enthusiastically participate in all the group activities.
They particularly stressed upon the last part, because teamwork was supposed to be beneficial for our comprehensive in-depth growth and development.
But when it came to giving us essay-writing assignments, they contradicted their own philosophy. Here, all of them urged us to contemplate independently, jot down our notes separately and come up with an original piece that mirrored our distinct individuality. This was an unexpected challenge for our young minds that needed to do some vigorous thinking.
The funny thing was that ironically, all our teachers, more often than not, gave us the same theme to elaborate upon. I must have definitely fumbled the first few times, but somewhere along the way I became an absolute expert in these two fields of essay writing. The joke in my family was that even if I were in deep sleep and someone handed me a writing paper and pencil, I would immediately start scribbling on the pleasures of going boating on a moonlit night.
Why were these two subjects so favoured by my teachers? What stopped them from asking us to write about boating on a sunny morning, or a rainy afternoon or even a cool evening?
Also, more absurd was the choice of animal that they consistently picked, which was a cow. Why not a tiger, elephant, camel or even a goat?
What I can confess, however, is that I toiled very hard to make my essays different from the rest. In primary school I would write the usual memorised bits along the lines of — a cow has four legs, one tail and gives us milk — but in higher classes I started adding interesting shades to my cow musings.
Unfortunately there was very little poetic licence one could take with a bovine cow.
The solemn faced nun, instead of encouraging my creativity by marking my work with a high grade, crossed out the entire page of my answer-sheet because according to her, I had not understood the question.
Recently I started learning Portuguese. The oral language was easy to grasp and soon I prepared for my written test.
The examiner explained that I had to write an essay on the given topic and I must not be nervous.The Jordan Times is an independent English-language daily published by the Jordan Press Foundationsince October 26, The Jordan Press Foundation is a shareholding company listed on the Amman Stock Exchange.
Grassland and wooded areas are found in the Jabal Ajlun district between Amman and the Syrian border. In these regions the trees include willow, oleander and tamarisk along the lower Jordan River valley and also ilex, olive, Aleppo pine, and palm.
The Jordan Times is an independent English-language daily published by the Jordan Press Foundationsince October 26, The Jordan Press Foundation is a shareholding company listed on the Amman Stock Exchange.
Float in the Dead Sea, visit Petra, and more on your next trip to Jordan. May 01, · I'm trying to write a persuasive essay on Jordans, mainly on how they got so big and people strive and do anything to get a pair and are even willing to kill and steal for them.
The city of Petra, capital of the Nabataean Arabs, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, it is Located km south of the capital Amman and km north of the red sea town of Aqaba (see the Map), Petra the world wonder is undoubtedly Jordan's most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction, and it is visited by.