Jewish New Year: 1st day of Tishrei, between mid-September and early October. Chinese New Year: Spring Festival, between 21 January and 20 February Muslim New Year: goes by the lunar calendar, 11 days shorter than solar calendar, and so slips back 11 days every year. Tamil New Year: April 1st. Roman New Year: April 1st.… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR x7!
I work as a tutor in a college with a widely diverse population. There are immigrants from all over the world – Argentina, Brazil, China, Egypt, Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and more. Come All Ye Faithful We have students who are Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, atheist, and many who didn’t mention it –… Read More Tutor and the “War on Christmas”
Tis the season… to be CREEPY. Let us turn to literature, which gives good advice about when to RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!!! One of my students is studying American Gothic, including 4 stories by Edgar Allen Poe. The stories are wonderfully chilling, but they were written in the mid 1800s, and the sentence structure and… Read More Tutor on High School Literature: Edgar Allen Poe