“The Motorcycle Diaries”, directed by Walter Salles, is a film based in a true-life story that had a profound impact on revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna and his friend Alberto Granado. During the 1950’s, Ernesto Guevara, a medical student, and Alberto Granado, a biochemist student, decided to take a motorcycle trip across South America—from Argentina to Venezuela. Throughout the trip, Ernesto and Alberto discovered the reality of a land filled with suffering and injustice. Understanding these issues are essential to understanding the challenges that every Latino has to experience at some point in his or her life. Wrestling with these issues is what drive Ernesto and Alberto to a journey of self-discovery. What does self-discovery means? The word self-discovery means the way in which an individual discover his or her own identity. Alberto and Ernesto gained a face-to-face experience with social classes, and exploitation that led them on a journey of self-discovery.
here are some corrections... though I am not a native English speaker, though :

- based on a true life story
- during the '50s
- is what drove
- an individual discovers
- social classes and exploitation

That's all I can see...

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Hi,

I am not a native speaker either...nonetheless, I have found another thing in your intro:
- biochemist student --> biochemistry student
- understanding these issues IS essential IF WE WANT TO understand (consider changing one of the verbs....so that you do not repeat yourself)
-wrestling with these issues --> fighting? (wrestling doesn't sound English to me...but I may be wrong)
- ommit "the word" --> Self-discovery is the way in......
- no comma in the last sentence
- an explotation

Sara
Hi Pilita,

"discovered the reality of a land ..." I think this would be better if you said "the realities..."

"Understanding these issues are essential ..." should be "Understanding these issues IS ..."
because the verb agrees with "understanding" (singular) and not "issues(plural)

Wrestling with these issues is what drive Ernesto and Alberto to a journey of self-discovery. What does self-discovery means?

Again - should be "Wrestling with these issues is what DRIVES ...",

What does self-discovery means? Sould be 'MEAN'

individual discover should be 'DISCOVERS'

By the way - "wrestling" is very good, and used in this manner in Br.E