Writing Tips for Kids: How to Write an Amazing Ending
A good story needs to be strong from the first line through the final page. It's all too easy to start strong with a great hook and an interesting set of characters, but then lose momentum along the way and stop short at the end. This can be tough for budding wordsmiths of all ages - so how can you encourage your kids and help them understand the writing techniques involved? Here are some tips for parents and private writing tutors alike...
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10 Hilarious Frustrations Every Bilingual Can Relate To
Did you know that 26% of American adults speak another language other than English?
There are a number of benefits to being bilingual, such as better cognitive abilities, higher job salary, improved creativity...the list goes on.
While being bilingual has its perks, there are some frustrations that come along with it.
Weve interviewed a bunch of language bloggers to compile the ultimate list of the most common problems that bilinguals face.
1. You meet another bilingual person, but ca
How Music Lessons Helped Me Learn a New Language
Want to learn a new language? If you've ever taken music lessons, you may be at an advantage! Read on as Ann Arbor, MI piano teacher Amy C. explains...
I recently began taking a beginners Italian class. (Im sure you are already wondering what this has to do with music lessons, but bear with me.) I often hear Italian spoken around me because I nanny for a native Italian family. However, besides hearing this family speak and knowing a few simple phrases (ciao, buona notte, gra
5 Must-Read Tips on Writing for Magazines
Do you dream of having your writing published in a magazine? Whether in print or online, seeing your name attached to your best work for all to see is incredibly rewarding! And theres plenty you can do right now to work toward that goal, even if you're still in school. Just follow these top five tips on writing to pave your way.
1. Have Passion and Persistence
If you love writing, it certainly has the potential to turn into a career someday. With magazines covering a wide range of topics
5 of the Best GRE Prep Books to Help You Ace the Test
Applying for grad school? Here are five of the best GRE prep books to check out, as recommended by online tutor Marcus S...
As someone headed to grad school, you've likely been focusing on your major for the last couple of years or working in the real world for even longer. In either case, you probably need to freshen up your skills in one or more areas covered on the GRE. Finding a quality tutor is the best way to prepare for the test, but you should also spend time studying on y