Top Tips for Students Preparing to Study Abroad

Studying abroad can be an exciting opportunity. It’s not just a chance to further your education; you also anticipate the new scenery, the people, and the culture that you will get to experience. While you are probably looking forward to your time abroad, the responsibility of such an opportunity is not something that should be […]

Ways for Students to Earn Money While Studying Abroad

Getting the much-awaited admission letter to your dream university abroad is the first step in establishing a successful career as an international student. However, there are a lot of practical aspects that you need to consider.  The accommodations and other living expenses, for instance, are among the top priorities of any student planning on studying […]

How to Maximize Language Learning While Abroad

You go to class every day, do your homework and you’re living in another country, yet talking with your downstairs neighbor is still next to impossible. Why is that? It’s because becoming fluent requires more than just reading your textbook — it requires total immersion. And though studying abroad greatly helps language learning, fluency can’t […]

The Importance of Writing Skills for Future Career Success

Today, it seems like negotiation and communication skills are the most valuable skills a potential new hire can bring to the table. And while these skills are important, one oft overlooked skill that is just as vital to career success is writing skills. After all, in order to secure an interview you first you have […]

3 Reasons Grammar Isn’t Important for the SAT Essay

The SAT writing section is pretty intensely focused on grammar nitty-gritty. If you want to ace it, or even score over 600, you’re going to need to know the rules. Most of the multiple choice questions hone in on how well you know things, like passive vs. active verbs or subject-verb agreement. Take a look […]

7 myths about bilingual individuals that may be holding you back!

Multilingualism causes language delays When a child is learning two or more languages simultaneously parents, teachers and even pediatricians sometimes worry that this may lead to language delays in children. Yet this is certainly not the case! Researchers have observed children across the spectrum and have found that being multilingual does not cause additional delays […]

6 tips to feeling more natural when speaking the target language

Speaking of freshening up on vocabulary, I’ve got a great question and answer for you if you are finding yourself needing to do this. We have been talking a lot about those types of conversation that can be a little more challenging to have in the target language.  Specifically, our members have said that conversations […]

4 Tips To Teach Bilingual Kids The Past Tense

Wondering how you can teach your bilingual children to use the past tense correctly? Check out these 4 easy tips for some inspiration! Let’s start by talking a bit about grammar and children’s development.  Usually around the time children are three years old, they are going to really take off on their grammar skills.  It’s […]

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