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Tips in Learning a Second Language

Taking the leap to learn another language can be a difficult one. It involves selecting the proper program regardless of age group. Adults that want to continue learning a second language need a different curriculum than preschoolers or young children. Adolescents and young adults need different parameters and reading materials. As a matter of fact, it also involves a notion of what you want out of…

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Five useful tips to select a good reference book

When you decide to take the big leap to start learning Spanish or even refresh a few words or phrases, how do you go about selecting the right tools to do so? When selecting Spanish reference books, you may want to consider a few features. Ask yourself, what is it that I want this book or software to help me with? Do I want easy on-the-go…

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Learning Spanish grammar for beginners: 3 key punctuation and gender points

In learning Spanish grammar, have you noticed the different signs in Spanish such as questions marks, (¿?) and exclamation marks, (¡!), which appear at the beginning and end of questions or exclamations. These are used to either ask a question or express a concern. How are question and exclamation marks used in Spanish grammar? Let’s see how we use them: Can you please pass the salt? ¿Me…

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Learning Spanish diphthongs: Strong and weak vowel formation

When learning Spanish as a second language, it is often unanticipated how to pronounce certain vowel combinations. Spanish grammatical rules indicate that diphthongs are essential in pronunciation and reading. But what are diphthongs in understanding Spanish? Diphthongs are combinations of two vowels that can sounds almost as one. It is best defined as …known as a gliding vowel, refers to two adjacent vowel sounds occurring…

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7 ways to help children with homework

Exercise is an activity to improve health, but people often do not consider the brain as a muscle that needs exercise. In fact, children will not even regard homework as part of exercising your mind or building your mind with knowledge. But that is what it does. Homework helps children improve in study skills, time management, responsibility, problem solving, and diligence. What is learned in…

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Strategies for organizing successful science projects

The organization of a school science project consists of several areas. The student should research the topic of interest before assembling and displaying the science project. This should be a priority. The topic of interest is simply the subject that the student is fascinated by. With effective and concise research and strong references, students can possess an award winning science project. Research on the topic…

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5 best ways to learn Spanish for kids

The education for children is sometimes one of the most important skills parents and caregivers consider. Children’s education can give them the essential knowledge to read, write, and communicate in the world. How about learning a foreign language such as Spanish? Could this be an advantage in their education? In some curriculums, it’s not even part of it. It would be an added bonus or extra…

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5 steps to organize a school book report

For many students, whether bilingual or not, book report writing often seems like a dreaded task. The unforeseen homework that has to be done in a limited amount of time is a daunting thought. The deadline alone can be a stressful reminder of the book report yet undone. Although it may seem like a never-ending assignment to write book reports, an organization is key to…

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