How to Say “I Don’t Know” in Spanish — 33 Spanish Phrases for When You’re Unsure

Ever felt lost or unsure in a Spanish conversation? Everyone feels this way sometimes, but especially when learning a new language. There will be times when you don’t understand someone, you can’t keep up, or you just don’t know how to answer. It’s best to know how to express your lack of understanding by learning how to say “I don’t know” in Spanish. Learning and using these...
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I Overcame My Stutter — Here’s What I Can Teach You About Language Learning

Those who don’t speak another language assume that those of us who do have some type of exclusive language “gene”. This is perhaps the biggest cop-out of all the language learning myths. It’s easy to brush off our own shortcomings by accepting that we simply don’t have the gift, that elusive language gene. Hey, it’s not my fault I can’t speak another language! I don’t have the...
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How I Learned French on the Toilet in 6 Months

This is a true story. The events depicted in this text took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2013. That is a good start for this story because I know it might sound unbelievable for one or two folks out there, but I guarantee you that at the time, I was as shameless as the next paragraphs are going to demonstrate. I am a better person now, I swear. :) Who is this Shameless Person Who Learns French...
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Why Most Students Feel Depressed

Most students today are struggling with depression. This is because, they’re face with challenges, pressures and anxieties that causes them to feel overwhelm. For example, they might feel homesick. Also for the first time in their lives, they may be living on their own without any limits on sleep, food to eat or time spent on games and social media sites. In addition to this, students may be...
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What Not to Miss When Teaching Fahrenheit 451

This post originally appeared on the blog Faulkner’s Fast Five. There is so much to teach and learn when reading Ray Bradbury’s magnum opus: Fahrenheit 451. I’m compiling this list of not-to-miss points when teaching this novel after having taught it for years and years, but also with the disclaimer that every time I teach it, I see something new. However, these five aspects of the book...
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Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Students

  Emotional intelligence is the most vital component that helps the students in balancing their emotions and the way they respond to difficult situations in life.   At a stage when the kids are bombarded with the pressure to excel in all the major areas of their lives, they often find it difficult to understand how to manage these diverse areas and excel in them.   Emotional...
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Home Tuition: 8 Reasons Why It Works

Home tuition simply put is a kind of tuition that occurs at home. In most cases the tuition relates to an academic subject, a skill improvement or test preparation. The teaching in schools alone has become insufficient for kids. That is why, more and more parents are now giving extra learning support at home in the form of tutoring.   Records have shown that, the number of parents searching...
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The Untold Story Of How Tiger Wood Became A Legend

This is a guest contribution by Aba FAME from www.abafame.com     Are you a student, a teacher or a parent? Have you been struggling with any area of your life recently? This untold story of how tiger wood transformed himself from a failure to a winner, a loser to a great legend will teach you a great lesson.   Read also: The Untold Story Of A Mother Who Raised The Inventor Of...
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Strategies For Teaching Kids to Read

Reading is the act of translating written symbols and converting these symbols into words, sentences and paragraphs that can communicate something meaningful to us. Like talking and walking, reading is also a skill. In fact, it is the third language skill, and like all other skills, it must be practiced over and over again until it is perfected. The four language skills however are: listening,...
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40 Unique Traits of Successful Students

I’ve come to realize that successful students aren’t more intelligent than other students.   They’re just more disciplined and focused, and they’ve developed winning habits.   So even if you don’t feel as if you’re a smart student, don’t worry.   Below are few suggestions and ideas on how to become a successful student.   Rely on systems, not motivation Students...
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