Learn a Second Language in High School Today there are people who complain that children in high school have to learn a second language. And college students sometimes don’t speak good English. College Students who Don’t Speak Good English My grandparents spoke at least three languages each. One for home, one at the marketplace, one… Read More Tutor on Second Languages
My student had some lousy grammar. Here, have some Rockettes, sponsored by there-their-they’re There are their lessons in eye-high kicking, and they’re wearing practice clothes, too! Rockettes practice A LOT. Students have to practice a lot, too. Rockettes: Summer Series, Ep. 7 – Kickline!
In some stores, they start selling blaring Christmas music, selling ornaments, and pushing gift ideas in early December. I mean November. I mean October. Not everyone is pleased that stores start such early planning.
College and High School I have students of various ages who know they have to do… something. I have this thing to do, it’s in the school on-line Portal…. OK, let’s get online so you can do your Portal work. Oh, this doesn’t seem to be what I need… What do you mean, we haven’t… Read More I have an Assignment…
A student today asked me about comma splices. The teacher warned Student about them, and the test was coming up… It’s as if Student had a shameful secret that no one else had. NOPE. It’s so common that it’s an internet meme! So what, exactly, is a comma splice? It’s hooking up two sentences into… Read More Tutor on Grammar -How do I fix it?
It’s not what you don’t know that will trip you up, its what you don’t know that isn’t so. Did the sun rise today? No, it did not! After all, the sun does not revolve around the earth, so how could it rise or set? What actually happened is that the earth rose against the… Read More Science Tutor: Sunrise vs. Copernicus
My college student has trouble starting off her essays. Once she gets to the body, she can sling the facts and serve up the reasons, but starting? Shudder, shiver, shake! Beginnings are no good. Essays show up in Literature and in History, both of which are Regents subjects in NY. It’s important to write a… Read More Tutor on Essays – Midterms are coming!