89 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.

How to memorize vocabulary like a pro

One mistake students tend to make when memorizing vocabulary is to solely rely on maintenance rehearsal. Maintenance rehearsal is when you continuously repeat the information you’re trying to learn. This can be verbal but it also applies to writing a concept multiple times. This can take a long, long time especially when you’re trying to…

Not just left to right

Most of the time, we are shown only one way to learn a new word. It goes from left to right, one letter at a time, and if there is a problem, we are simply to keep repeating it the same way. However! Some people like more variety, and their brain wants to do things…

Understanding the non-GMO movement

The following is a reading comprehension exercise. Read the article, then answer the questions to the best of your ability with complete, grammatically correct sentences.

How to memorize vocabulary like a pro

One mistake students tend to make when memorizing vocabulary is to solely rely on maintenance rehearsal. Maintenance rehearsal is when you continuously repeat the information you’re trying to learn. This can be verbal but it also applies to writing a concept multiple times. This can take a long, long time especially when you’re trying to…

French Revolution (1789-1799)

The French Revolution was a 10 year period in where monarchy came to an end. The enlightenment period and corruption were the roots of the French Revolution.

Is “Social Media” Singular or Plural?

Social media has become an important form of communication since its first official political use to garner support for the grassroots campaign that led President Obama to victory. Today, President Trump places even higher priority on this form of communication by making official statements via Twitter. With this level of use, there is no doubt…

Writing is in the Eyes of the Beholder!

Many students are confused with simple words and their usage: such as the words, to, two and too. They sound the same but all can change the meaning of a sentence. Other words like lose and loose or chose or choose. To illustrate: “If a cat’s babies are called kittens, why wouldn’t a rat’s babies…

How to break down words

In today’s generation, many students have a difficult time pronouncing big words. Often times we depend on spellcheck and this can ruin our vocabulary skills. Here is a way to help you in the future!

Subject Verb Agreement

In English, we conjugate our verbs based on the subject. If the verb is conjugated incorrectly, we call it a subject verb agreement error.

How to Compose a Well-Developed Introduction

Have you ever read the first paragraph of an essay or story and still had no idea what the paper or plot was about? Perhaps so much was said that you felt overwhelmed with what you might be in for. Well, you don’t want that to be your mistake! A well-developed introduction will entice your…

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