106 English Tutorials

These English tutorials are written by experienced educators, all of whom also offer private tutoring lessons. Get the English help you need, whether through these tutorials or through private tutoring lessons.

MLA Format Video Tutorial-Google Docs

MLA format is pretty simple, but very specific. It’s easy to make a tiny formatting mistake that can lose you valuable points on your essay or report.

Sour Note: Texting Leaves Writers, Readers Tone-Deaf

When Neil Papworth sent the world’s first text message (“Merry Christmas”) in 1992, it’s doubtful he knew the horrors he was unleashing on the English language. Still, the father of “text trash” should be placed in stocks in the public square, sporting sackcloth and ashes.

How to Get The Most Out of Your Study Sessions

As a young elementary and high school student, I remember trying to find the best method of memorizing vocabulary. I also remember how I first tried to study: the notorious cramming method. What I like to call the cramming method, is when a student studies all of the material at once, usually within a short…

Once Upon A Classic

The modern form of entertainment boasts a canvas of technological options. Decades ago, the medium of choice was the impromptu and improvisational storytelling milieu, in all its pomp and circumstance, set amidst nature or the proverbial town square.

Being In The Element

The most memorable people are generally those who possess a unique ability or those who indelibly mark a point in time into an unforgettable moment merely by saying or by doing something extraordinary.

Motivating Yourself For a Written Assignment (Homework)

Writing for homework is more sustainable after a series of steps, as writing requires energy. Using a routine to gain energy is learned. It is common to approach a written assignment feeling drained and unmotivated. There are a handful of reasons that might contribute to these feelings; not eating properly, tiredness from the day’s routine,…


A suffix is a word part added to the end of a base word and has its own meaning. Therefore, it changes the meaning of the base word. *Sometimes a letter may be dropped from a base word. ex. sense —> sensible *Sometimes the final consonant of the base word may be doubled. ex. plan…

Python Programming Introduction

For lack of a Computer Science subject, I have labeled this tutorial under “Reading”. Programming is an important skill and is used for robotics, gaming, and many other applications. This tutorial can help you get started with Python by showing you a simple command line game. Python generally reads like plain English, so it will…

How to Get the Juices Flowing

Sometimes, it is difficult to think of a writing topic, and because of this, some people feel deterred from even trying. Even I have found myself wondering if my work is worth reading, but when these thoughts are introduced into my head, I simply do what I like to call a “Word Blah”. This is…

Rough Drafts

Start with a rough draft-that is, get all your ideas down on paper. After that, provide some structure by creating an outline and the main points you want to make in the paper. Start large with the main idea and then add supporting statements. Then get more specific. Go online or use other research material…