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When Common Knowledge Isn’t So Common

A cat is a common pet. Chocolate is a common candy. The fact that trees are plants is common knowledge… but what does ‘common knowledge’ mean exactly? Whether your teacher requires MLA, APA, Chicago Manual of Style, or another citation format, you already know how important it is to cite […]

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? […]

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Word Trivia for English Language Lovers

Calling all you wonderful word nerds! In a celebration of one of the most popular lingua franca on the planet, we have gathered a few little-known English facts that may shock, surprise and delight. There are thousands of words in the English language. Make sure your work uses those words […]

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Quiz: What is Your Perfect Study Location

Everyone studies differently. You love doing homework in your PJ’s with your playlist blasting; your roommate rather study in silence. Choosing your perfect study spot matters! Where you study can have an impact on how comfortable you are and how well you absorb information. While it’s smart to actually get […]

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How to Cite a Source in a Foreign Language

Good sources come in all types, sizes, and…languages! With the increasing popularity of searching for sources on the Internet, it is easier than ever to access sources from all over the world and in different languages. With these kinds of sources, however, it can be difficult to understand how to […]