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How to Write a Problem Solution Essay: Step-by-Step Instructions Picking a Topic These sorts of essays are something you will write in your work and in life. Start by thinking about things that bother you or problems that you find irritating. If you've thought, "I know how this could be done better!" J.K. Rowling’s Top Tricks for Working Magic With Your Writing One of the most miraculous aspects of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world is that it’s just so darn big. If you’re an aspiring author, you may wonder just how Rowling managed to crank out so many books, use so much imagination, and keep the ideas flowing. Here’s a secret: she didn’t just wave a magic wand. She wrote every single one of the 1,084,170 words in the Harry Potter series (and lots more in her other books, plays, and movies).

10 Quick Tips to Improve Your Writing Whether we're composing a blog or a business letter, an email or an essay, our usual goal is to respond clearly and directly to the needs and interests of our readers. These 10 tips should help us sharpen our writing whenever we set out to inform or persuade. Lead with your main idea.As a general rule, state the main idea of a paragraph in the first sentence--the topic sentence. Don't keep your readers guessing.See Practice in Composing Topic Sentences. Vary the length of your sentences.In general, use short sentences to emphasize ideas. Without Janitors, Students Are In Charge Of Keeping School Shipshape : NPR Ed Back in 2011, Newt Gingrich was running for president, and he proposed a radical idea to help schools cut costs: Fire the janitors and pay students to do the cleaning. Needless to say, the idea to turn students into moonlighting janitors had about as much support as Gingrich's presidential campaign. But ask Kim De Costa and she'll say there isn't anything radical about asking students to clean up after themselves. At her school, there are no janitors. Instead, students in grades 6-12 meet in teams once or twice a week to clean assigned areas. De Costa is the executive director of the Armadillo Technical Institute.

Free TOEFL® Practice Test Sebastian in the Netherlands I'm a software engineer and am in an international team of developers. Though there are no native English speakers here, we do have to use English all the time since it's the only language we have in common. I will be using the iPod Shuffle while traveling/working/volunteering abroad. I'm happy about the score of the TOEFL test, I am planning to work or volunteer abroad as an English teacher but as a non-native speaker myself I was not entirely confident my skill in English was high enough to be teaching. Marija in Croatia I'm currently a high school student. I'm attending science school.

Slowing down time (in writing & film) - Aaron Sitze Slow motion (commonly abbreviated as slowmo) is an effect in film-making whereby time appears to be slowed down. It was invented by the Austrian priest August Musger.Professor August Musger (February 10, 1868 - October 30, 1929) was an Austrian priest and physicist who is best remembered for his invention of slow motion.The Sound of Music (1959) is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. SlowMotion Films: We are a production company with a taste for the extreme specializing in super slow motion cinematography. Armed with a Phantom High Speed Camera and a myriad of toys to move it around with, we are always searching for that next challenge, embracing extreme environments and locales.

10 tips to improve your English speaking skills Learning to speak English fluently takes time and a good understanding of the language. Start by setting some realistic targets for your spoken English that are achievable in the near future. For example, “I want to improve my pronunciation of English vowel sounds” or “I’d like to write and conduct a short presentation in English for work”. Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English — Quartz “When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” goes the aphorism commonly attributed (perhaps mistakenly) to Sinclair Lewis. The election of soon-to-be president Donald Trump suggests the prediction may turn out to have been only half-true. As Trump opponents nervously await his inauguration, many are wondering about how to discern the potential signposts of American fascism in the making. What legislative markers should we look for as the government trundles toward authoritarianism, dragging the world’s foremost attempt at democracy into at least four years of retrograde policy and pronouncement? With 2016 drawing mercifully to a close, it’s worth looking towards eastern Europe for a sense of what Washington, and those who would unravel liberal (as opposed to illiberal) democracy in America, may have in store.

Пример эссе TOEFL с комментариями (TOEFL Writing: Essay) — 3 Думаю, было бы полезно увидеть несколько примеров живых эссе. В конце я рискнула кратко прокомментировать каждое из них. There is nothing that an uneducated person can teach an educated person. Nowadays education is very popular among young people. Usually good education gives a chance to have a well paid job, big house, high-level insurance etc. How to use songs in the English language classroom What makes for a successful song-based lesson? Adam Simpson, second-time winner of the British Council’s Teaching English blog award for his post on conditionals (written with Paul Mains), explains. One of the big problems we all face, whether teaching English to children or adults, is maintaining learners’ interest throughout our lessons. Consequently, we often have to be very creative in the techniques we use.

IELTS-up - complete IELTS guide Expressing personal opinions: In my opinion, … Personally, I think that … It seems to me that ... I must admit that … I believe/suppose that ...

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