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Find an English Teacher in Manchester

"There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning." -Jiddu Krishnamurti You couldn't have said it any better Jiddu; we fully and completely […]

23 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

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Find a High School English Tutor in London

"You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." -Samuel Johnson I'm going to say it, and I'm going to mention it without any shame: London can […]

23 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Find an Economics Tutor in Cardiff

If you’re studying for a career in the field of economics, or just have a passing interest in knowing more about how the economy works within a society, then you’ll at one time or another have probably considered how to best learn more on the subject. While you can take advantage of a large number […]

20 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Arts and Hobbies

Improve Your Acrylic Painting with These Tutorials and Resources

Improve Your Acrylic Painting with These Tutorials and Resources

Wherever you’re currently at with your acrylic painting, there’s always room for improvement. If you’re looking to brush up on your technique, and take your painting to the next level, then you’re in luck. We’ve gathered some of the best acrylic painting tutorials and resources out there, to give you the best chance of success […]

15 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Famous Artists Who Paint With Acrylics

While many artists favour the traditional oil painting over working with acrylics, due to its timeless aesthetic, many others choose acrylic paint for its versatility and the variety of techniques you can achieve with it. Acrylic paints are also great to work with for the professionals since they dry out extremely quickly, allowing for layering […]

15 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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An Introduction to Acrylic Painting

It’s always great to have a creative outlet, a way to express your personality through different mediums. Acrylic painting is a perfect way to express yourself visually, and a great hobby to keep you entertained when you need a break from the constant stimulation of technology. Before we dive into the pros and cons, the […]

15 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Health and Fitness

Muay Thai Clubs in Belfast

Muay Thai Clubs in Belfast

Outsiders might think that Belfast would be a strange place to engage in a combat sport; many still believe it is a troubled place. How could they know about life in this vibrant, still-healing city? People who idolise Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, who want to emulate their speed, agility and ability to vanquish any […]

27 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Muay Thai Clubs in Birmingham

Birmingham, the second-largest city in the UK, is considered to be the financial, commercial, cultural and social centre of the Midlands. What couldn’t you find here? We have great food and lots of entertainment, from theatre to music concerts, hopping nightlife and plenty of leisure activities. We have sports – oh, do we have sports! […]

27 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Muay Thai Clubs in Glasgow

Muay Thai Clubs in Glasgow

If one thinks about our Dear Green Place, the first idea that must come to mind is that it is nothing if not adaptable. Inhabited for millennia, Glasgow has been Roman, Catholic and Protestant; it grew from a small settlement on the River Clyde into an important trading port, was at the forefront of the […]

27 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Languages

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Learn Hindi in Glasgow

It’s one of the official languages of India. It’s spoken by hundreds of millions of people and is the third most widely spoken language in the world. And it traces its roots back to Sanskrit. Of course, we’re talking about Hindi, the lingua franca of northern India and a language that is found in places […]

4 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

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Learn Hindi in Leeds

Language learning is one of the best things a human can do. And whilst most of the world is actually bilingual, we silly Brits lag dramatically behind. Whether it’s a subconscious assumption that, it’s okay, everyone is going to speak English anyway – or whether we in fact are just a particularly lazy people – […]

4 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Hindi Lessons in Manchester

Manchester has been described as the ‘city of languages’. And this isn’t very far from the truth at all. There appear to be around two hundred languages spoken in Greater Manchester – and over half of the city’s adult population are thought to be multilingual. Why are we telling you this in an article about […]

4 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Music

Jazz Guitar

Jazz Guitar

Jazz music is often hailed as an original American art form. It was born of slavery, played on unconventional instruments such as washboards, earthen jugs and boxes. In its earliest incarnations, it consisted of call-and-response vocals, a pattern of communication common of slaves working in the fields. Today, we can still hear such homophonic melodies […]

1 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Flamenco Guitar

Flamenco Guitar

If you have ever been a spectator to a flamenco dance – fiery and snappy, with precise movements neatly hemming in the passion it evokes, you might have thought that the guitar is merely a backdrop to the swirling skirts, clacking castanets and floating fans. The Spanish art form known as Flamenco is composed of […]

1 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Rock Guitar

Rock Guitar

Music has been around for as long as humans have roamed the earth. Primitive instruments, mostly percussion and wind, have been around for just about as long. History traces precursors of the guitar to at least 4,000 years; bowl harps and tanburs were early stringed instruments that were built and played like a guitar. There […]

1 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Professional Development

What is the National Careers Service?

Using the National Careers Service

"A career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you." -Tom Freston The time has come. You […]

2 January 2020 ∙ 12 minutes to read

Don't let stress take over your life.

Tips To Prevent And Relieve Stress

Most of the time, stress is inevitable in that you don't see it coming until it hits you. However, for those who feel the onset of stress and its very frustrating symptoms beginning to arise, there are ways to prevent it from taking over your life or to at least relieve the pressure. First off, […]

1 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

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What Is Stress Management

Before we discuss what it means to manage stress, do we all agree on what stress is? Mind.Org offers an insight into what stress looks and feels like. It says: "There's no medical definition of stress, and healthcare professionals often disagree over whether stress is the cause of problems or the result of them. This […]

1 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Tutoring

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How to Write a Personal Statement

“Tell me about yourself.” Whether applying for a job or a spot in an undergraduate study program, the question above is the most dreaded. What are ‘they’ looking for? What should I include in my narrative? If I tell them about my awesome ski skills, would it sway a vote in my favour? Hint: probably […]

16 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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How to Apply for University in the UK?

Your race is nearly run: you’ve sat your first round of A-Levels and are preparing for Round II of your examinations. Perhaps you’ve winnowed your list of subjects from an ambitious five down to the three that are most representative of the fields of study needed for your admissions requirements. If you are an international […]

16 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Applying for University

For the Chinese, it’s called the Gao Kao and in the US, they’re called SATs. The International Baccalaureate final exam process is called the DP Assessment; DP representing Diploma Programme. Here, in the UK, we sit A-Levels, rigorous exams in subjects of our choosing for the same reason that students in other countries do: to […]

16 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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