Casual conversations with French speakers are a great way to practice your language skills! Here, tutor Beth L. shares 22 useful French phrases that will come in handy… When learning a new language, it’s important to keep on talking — and listening — to practice your new skills. If you’ve already learned basic conversational phrases, now it’s time […]
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Entries by Suzy S.
“If you had an extra hour in your day, how would you spend your time?” Your answer to that question can tell you a lot about yourself, and it’s fun to think about. But the reality is: 24 hours is all you get. (Sorry!) You can’t quit your job. You can’t ignore family commitments and responsibilities. […]
In the Gibson vs. Fender debate, where do you stand? Here, professional musician Michael L. shares his thoughts on the two brands… There’s nothing like being a guitar player, am I right? You’ve got your pick of genres to explore, from jazz to country to metal. You have amazing guitarists to look up to and learn […]
Want to learn how to play guitar? Speak a second language? Step up your selfie game with new photography skills? These days, there are plenty of ways to get started and many routes to reaching your goals. But if you want the best learning experience, there’s no question that hands-on lessons and classes are the […]
Are language lessons worth the money, or should you learn another way? French tutor Jinky B. shares her tips here… Thinking about taking a language class or working individually with a language tutor for French, Spanish, or another language? With so many resources available these days, it can be a daunting task to pick the right […]
Are you in a practice rut? Mix things up with these ear training exercises and music theory games for kids and beyond, compiled by music teacher Alicia B… It’s no secret that professional athletes have to train rigorously to reach the top of the medal podium. The path of music is similar, and you’d be […]
Are you paying attention to your vocal health? The summer season presents some unique challenges when it comes to caring for your voice. Learn a few summer tips for singers in this guest post by vocal teacher Elaina R… Summer is in full-swing! The season of green grass, hot sun, pool parties, and BBQs is my […]
As an adult, learning a foreign language can be tough. But it’s certainly not impossible! Check out these tips from French teacher Carol Beth L. to bring out your inner kid and make learning easier… Last week, we shared how learning a language as an adult is different from what you may have experienced as a […]
When it comes to practicing and playing music, are you a perfectionist? Or more of a free spirit? Learn how to be a successful musician using your strengths and weaknesses in this guest post by guitar teacher Wes F… If you’ve ever taken a personality test, you may be aware that most traits are […]
Interested in music, but nervous about getting started? Learn about some of the easiest instruments to learn in this guest by Christopher Sutton… It’s a common misconception that learning to play a musical instrument as an adult is too difficult, if not impossible. The myth that you need to pursue music lessons seriously early […]