9 Great Places to Practice a Language With Real People
What's the best way to become fluent in any language? By practicing with people who already speak it! In this article, you'll learn about 8 online communities you can join (for free) in order to improve your fluency and make friends along the way...
Ever try holding a conversation in a language you aren't comfortable speaking? Most of us would find that quite difficult. But here's something you should know: Having real conversations is the best way to practice a language.
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Words of Wisdom: 11 Drummers Share Their Best Advice for Beginners
When you're learning to play drums, it's important to remember that it takes hard work, determination, and patience in order to improve.
It may be a slow process, but don't get discouraged; even experienced drummers had to start somewhere.
Need some inspiration? Here, 11 experienced drummers share their best advice for beginners.
"Never stop learning from everyone around you. Confidence, skill, dedication, and determination will ensure you go far!"
#NeverStop - @lindsay
5 Strategies for Developing Writing Skills
Unlike some other academic skills, the ability to write well is something that follows you from elementary school all throughout your life, particularly if you work in an office environment - so it's no wonder there's such an emphasis on it in school! From creative short stories and descriptive paragraphs in elementary school to lengthier prose and argumentative essays in high school, and then implementing those skills to write research and term papers in college, students spend a great deal of
The Best Online Singing Contests to Show Off Your Skills
Updated post: Check out our updated article with must-read tips for singing competitions, plus online singing contests to enter! Read it here.
Can't make it out to the next American Idol or The Voice audition? That's alright! You can still show off your vocal skills and compete for recognition in one of the many online singing contests put on across the country. Below are several worth checking out!
The Hal Leonard Vocal Competition: The only vocal competition for all of North America aim
10 Must-Read Tips for Aspiring Singer-Songwriters
What does it take to be a successful singer-songwriter? If you want to try your hand at writing your own tunes, you'll want to read the following tips for how to be a singer-songwriter, shared by teacher Liz T...
So youre a singer whos always wanted to dabble with songwriting, but maybe you're not quite sure where to start? Here are some pointers on how to kick off your songwriting career!
Getting Started With Songwriting
1. Find your inspiration
Look into your own life, yo