The Magic of a Paper Outline

It’s 11 p.m., your paper is due tomorrow, and you’re only about halfway done. You’re typing along and when you realize that, wait…you’re actually not a huge fan of your argument or the supporting examples you’re using. Your options are to haphazardly keep writing or to backtrack and rehash what you’ve already done. Ugh. Unsurprisingly, […] ...

10 Foreign Language Idioms You’ll Love

It’s exciting to learn a new language, especially the sayings that only native speakers know. In English, we have idioms like “bring home the bacon” and “let’s hit the road,” but do you know why being able to “cause a monkey to fall” or why “bones in the right order” are good things? Here are […] ...

5 Tips for English Tutors

Tutoring is a fantastic part-time job — not only do you earn money, but also you keep your own skills sharp. When it comes to English, there’s always a demand for tutoring. The challenge is, however, that English is a broad topic. Does your student need help with essay writing? Reading comprehension? Both? Whether you’re […] ...

What to Avoid When Writing a Paper

Do you ever find yourself staring at a blank computer screen, trying to summon the words you need to finish a paper? Do you sometimes re-read a paragraph you just wrote and wonder “What am I even saying?” Do you wish your paper would write itself and that you hadn’t procrastinated? Writing papers doesn’t have […] ...