What If I'm Not Any Good? 4 Reasons We Put Off Learning New Skills
Learning a new skill, exploring a new hobby, or working toward a big goal can be both exciting and nerve-wracking.
The cycle is all-too-common. Maybe you buy a brand new guitar or a bunch of books in another language, and you're pumped up to start learning! You noodle away for a while or thumb through some pages... and then the doubts start to creep in.
What if I have no musical talent? What if -- after months of practicing Spanish -- I still get nervous talking to a native speaker?
Build Your French Vocabulary: Colors and Days of the Week
Ready to start learning to speak French? Colors and days of the week are great vocabulary to get you started. Let tutor Anna M. walk you through this basic vocabulary lesson...
Colors and days of the week are some of the easiest words to study when you are first learning French vocabulary. If you know any other romance languages, like Spanish or Italian, you are going to see that the French words for colors and days of the week are very similar to their colors and days of the week.
Learn Spanish Grammar: Present Perfect Conjugations
Ready for your next lesson in Spanish grammar? Here, tutor Jason N. explains what you need to know about present perfect conjugations...
Mastering verb conjugation is crucial to learning Spanish. Its all about knowing patterns and formulas, as I've reviewed in some of my earlier posts about Spanish grammar.
If youre reading this now, it probably means you are well aware of the importance of conjugating verbs to describe situations and events. Conjugations also enable us to
How to Improvise on Piano and Keyboard | Exercises for Beginners
Forgo the sheet music and try your hand at improvising! Get started with this exercise from Tucker, GA teacher Linda L...
Improvising, in music, is making up your own music on the spot. It is truly playing with music, in the more common sense of the word play. Its fun, creative, and, well, playful.
When it comes to piano improvisation, I tend to think of jazz, blues, and rock. But one can definitely improvise in any musical style.
There is a lot you can learn when it
7 Easy Classic Songs to Play on the Guitar
Ready to learn a few fun songs on the guitar? Guitar teacher Heather L. picked out 7 easy tunes just for you...
So, you've practiced your scales and played the songs out of your guitar method book. You've checked your posture, your hand position and your guitar technique. You've finished all of your theory homework. Now, you just want to play guitar! Here are seven easy songs to play on guitar and a video for each.
1. "Brown Eyed Girl" by Van Morrison (G C D Em)
This song evokes al