Entries by Jessica Dais

The Complete Glossary of Singing Terms

If you’ve ever felt confused by unfamiliar singing terms, you’re not alone. As with every specialized field, vocal professionals tend to throw around a lot of jargon, or terminology that most people aren’t familiar with. If you’re interested in expanding your musical skills, learning these singing terms will help you better understand instructions from both […]

The 70+ Most Common English Slang Words & Phrases

Learning English slang words is one of the more intermediate to advanced stages of mastering the language, but if you’re a beginner, it doesn’t hurt to get a head-start! Slang words are informal vocabulary words that aren’t typically found in a dictionary. Many of these words have multiple meanings, so you’ll have to pay close […]

The Easy Guide to French Accent Marks [+ Accent Codes]

French accent marks are an integral part of French writing and correct spelling. Incorrect usage of accent marks, or the absence of them, can cause embarrassing mistakes and frustrating miscommunications. French students who want to become competent in reading the language must also understand how to use French accent marks. Keep reading to learn everything […]

Top 50 Intermediate Guitar Songs Everyone Should Know

The topic of intermediate guitar songs and solos is a tricky one, because it means different things to different people. Some players learn certain techniques faster than others, and what is advanced to some is borderline-beginner to others. Nevertheless, songs like “Blackbird” by Paul McCartney, “Can’t Stop” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and “Voodoo […]

The Complete List of English Idioms, Proverbs, & Expressions

Although English idioms don’t make sense at first, these unique expressions (together with proverbs) add substance and humor to our conversations. The Oxford Dictionary defines the word “idiom” as a: “group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words (e.g. over the moon, see the light).” […]