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Economics

Fundamental Concepts in Economics

Understand the Fundamentals of Economic Analysis As with any subject you study at school or university, there are always going to be certain keywords or phrases specific to that subject. Just as students of languages have to get to grips with conjugation, the past participle, and various cases and tenses, so too do economics students […]

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Written on 21 March 2022

12 minutes to read
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Acting

What is the Stanislavski Technique?

The Stanislavski System: a method to become your character If acting is your passion, and you want to know more about it, the Stanislavski method is an important approach for every actor and their career. Among the different acting techniques, all are based or have been influenced by the Stanislavski system. This article will review […]

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Written on 27 February 2022

5 minutes to read
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Physics

Best YouTube Channels for Learning Physics and Chemistry

Physics and Chemistry: Best Videos for Learning! According to Pew Research Centre, scientists are among some of the most trusted groups in our society. What's interesting, though, is that many people actually value practical experience over their expertise. Over the course of the past years, we can really see this. Regardless of whether you're studying […]

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Written on 26 February 2022

6 minutes to read
Fun learning is fast learning
Arabic

The best apps to learn Arabic in 2022

Why Apps are a good way to start learning a language Arabic is an official language in 26 countries, including Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and counts around 280 million native speakers worldwide, making it the fifth most spoken language in the world! But if you have never had a course or don't have the […]

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Written on 29 January 2022

6 minutes to read
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Singing

How to Compose Your Own Original Songs?

How to Create Your own Original Sound Anyone who loves to sing will tell you: there is nothing more beautiful than being able to write a song. Between David Bowie, John Lennon, Elton John, Amy Winehouse and more, there are countless talented composers. But being a good lyricist is a great art! Songwriting is an […]

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Written on 17 January 2022

6 minutes to read
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Everything you need to know about GCSE Geography

GCSE Geography: how to prepare your geography revision Why choose GCSE geography? There are around 50 GCSE subjects and 14 vocational GCSE subjects that the students can choose from. Although, students frequently prepare for 5 GCSE subjects and aim at the A*-C grades for each subject to achieve the English Baccalaureate. The qualifications vary from […]

23 June 20227 minutes to read

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The Best Elocution Lessons Online

What to look for in elocution lessons? First, what is Elocution? What is elocution, and why it is relevant nowadays? Elocution is defined as the skill of clear and expressive speech, especially of distinct pronunciation and articulation. Alternatively, we can define it as the study of formal speaking, in all aspects of speech – from […]

23 June 20227 minutes to read

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Glancing at the Basics of Social Psychology

Social Psychology "Social psychology is especially interested in the effect which the social group has in the determination of the experience and conduct of the individual member." -George H. Mead Do you enjoy spending socialising with your friends or family? Most would answer yes since we're all social beings. Even extremely introverted people like talking […]

21 June 20226 minutes to read

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Everything You Need to Know About Educational Psychology

The Educational Psychology "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." -Aristotle  Education is the foundation of a successful society and is necessary to enjoy a prosperous career. Therefore, from a young age, educators need to establish an appreciation for education in children during their formative years. However, since every child is […]

21 June 20226 minutes to read

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High Fashion

What is High fashion? High fashion, also known as Haute Couture, which means high sewing or high dressmaking, refers to the creation of exclusive and custom-made garments that have a unique fashion design. Its construction only involves handmade processes from the beginning until the end. How did it start? Haute couture started in Paris, still […]

29 May 20226 minutes to read

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How to break up with fast fashion?

Reasons to start a more ethical fashion closet What is fast fashion? Fast fashion is the term to describe clothes from a specific industry model where high-fashion trends are replicated in mass production and sold at a very low or low cost. Fast fashion brands have been able to thrive in our economy because they […]

29 May 20224 minutes to read

ethical fashion

Non Fast Fashion Brands UK

Do you want to reduce your impact by supporting local brands? Now that you are aware of the environmental impact of fast fashion and fast fashion brands, you are probably wondering where to buy eco-friendly brands in the UK. What makes a fashion brand ethical? Foremost, how do we recognize that a brand is ethical, […]

29 May 20227 minutes to read

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Fast fashion environmental impact

How much does fast fashion affect the environment? Fast fashion: a huge industry Fast fashion is the term to describe clothes from a specific industry model where high-fashion trends are replicated in mass production and sold at a very low or low cost. The fast fashion industry model grew during the 20th century when manufacturing […]

29 May 20226 minutes to read

Gender dysphoria

Supporting your child with gender dysphoria

How to support your child through gender dysphoria? Understanding gender is constantly evolving, and this can make it very challenging when having no experience with gender-expansive children. Here, we will give you an overview of how to best support your child through dysphoria. A very important step in understanding gender, gender identity and sex are: […]

28 February 20226 minutes to read

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Deconstructing the gender bias

What is gender bias and how to deconstruct it? The world is constantly changing, often for good reasons and causes. Recently, new and older generations are questioning the meaning of gender in our society and the roles it plays in our everyday lives. As a matter of fact, gender does shape our roles in society […]

26 February 20225 minutes to read

Gender identity for kids

How to talk to your child about gender?

How to address gender with children as a parent or teacher? The conversation about gender is constantly improving and evolving, making younger people more aware of the gender binary than a decade ago. However, not every parent is properly equipped or informed to address the gender binary with their kids or pupils. This article will […]

25 February 20227 minutes to read

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How to raise your child beyond gender roles

How to raise kids beyond gender expectations? As our societies evolve, gender roles are being questioned by younger generations and new expectations are coming into place. These changes in behaviour, roles or rules, and identities are everywhere, being informed and aware of them allows you to raise your children beyond gender expectations. What is gender? […]

23 February 20226 minutes to read

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How Much Are Tennis Lessons?

How Much Do Tennis Lessons Cost? Are you as excited about this year's Wimbledon Fortnight as every other tennis enthusiast is? Will this be the year that you finally take the plunge - take lessons so that you, too, can deliver those powerful serves and snappy backhands? There's just one question: how much does it […]

15 June 202210 minutes to read

Tennis encourages social skills

Tennis Benefits

The Many Benefits of Playing Tennis Here we are, with summer just starting and the weather practically begging us to go outside. Doesn't getting out and getting moving again sound like a plan? This summer, how about going beyond walks or runs in the park, cycling and swimming? Why not try yourself on the tennis […]

15 June 20229 minutes to read

Basic Rules of Tennis

What Are the Rules of Tennis? Psst... have you heard? Wimbledon is about to kick off! Are you excited? Whether Wimbledon has always been a part of your summer television lineup or you're brand new to the tournament and tennis in general - maybe you want to get started in tennis yourself? - you should […]

15 June 202210 minutes to read

Even professional tennis players don't always wear tennis whites

How to Play Tennis?

How to Get Better at Tennis For as long as I can remember, my friend's mum has been a tennis fan. Each year, as soon as Wimbledon published their schedule, she scanned the list to find out when her favourite players would take the court and let everyone know she will not be available while […]

15 June 202210 minutes to read

Fun learning is fast learning

The best apps to learn Arabic in 2022

Why Apps are a good way to start learning a language Arabic is an official language in 26 countries, including Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and counts around 280 million native speakers worldwide, making it the fifth most spoken language in the world! But if you have never had a course or don't have the […]

29 January 20226 minutes to read

There are many reasons for which you will want to learn Portugal and as such there are different types of course on offer.

Where To Take Portuguese Lessons In London

Where can you study Portuguese in London? Before you get started with learning Portuguese, there are a few things you need to know about learning a new language and what are the best options according to your needs and goals. Portuguese is the official language of 9 countries, like Portugal, Brazil and Macau in China, […]

29 January 20225 minutes to read

Flashcards are a great tool to learn vocabulary

GCSE French Vocabulary List

What's On the GCSE French Vocabulary List? Have you read The Little Prince? Have you read the original French-language version? It would make for wonderful reading practice ahead of your exam... At one point, early in this enchanting tale, the Aviator muses about adults' propensity for statistics. How old are you? What grade are you […]

29 December 20217 minutes to read

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GCSE French Speaking Questions

Questions for Your French Speaking Exam If you're like my language students, reading and writing in your target language is easy but speaking and listening are hard. Especially speaking. A lot of that has to do with the fear of making mistakes but, overwhelmingly, my students worry about getting laughed at. In their culture, the […]

29 December 20217 minutes to read

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Finding Romantic Pieces of Music to Play on the Piano

What are the Most Romantic Songs to Learn on the Piano? "Romantic music really stirs my soul." -Liu Wen From the voices of famous singers such as Gainsbourg, Céline Dion, and Charles Aznavour, love has been sung about in the most beautiful ways. But, what makes a great love song? Well, for one, it's their ability […]

28 April 20226 minutes to read

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The Most Successful Female Piano Players Throughout History

The Top Ten Greatest Female Pianists of All Time "To play a wrong note is insignificant. To play without passion is inexcusable." -Beethoven Brahms, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Rubinstein, Paganini, when we cite the greatest musicians and composers in history, few female names appear. Does that mean that women have not made an impact on the […]

28 April 20226 minutes to read

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Popular Music Genres Played on the Piano

What Music Genres Are Played by Pianists? "I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music." -Albert Einstein Whichever type of music you enjoy playing or listening to, there is one thing that can be agreed upon: the piano is a universal instrument. It's "universal" […]

28 April 20226 minutes to read

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How to Select a Guitar as a Beginner

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Your First Guitar "I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out." -Jimi Hendrix Music has the power to move people and to unite persons who have differing opinions. When one plays an instrument, they […]

13 April 20226 minutes to read

Election analysis is reflected in the polling station activity

UK Election Analysis

Analysing UK Elections Thanks to social media, today's citizens - and, for that matter, permanent residents and visitors have an equal voice in society. Whether that's good or bad is debatable but one thing is certain. When it comes to how the country is run and who is in charge, constituents have only one option: […]

18 May 20227 minutes to read

In 2021, election workers had to count twice the number of ballots

What Happened in the 2021 Local Elections?

A Look Back to the 2021 Local Elections Parsing through the results of the 2022 elections in the UK, it's hard to miss how ordinary it was. People aren't happy with the current Parliament. They're anxious about rising costs and frightened to think of what next winter's heating bill will be. Perhaps their biggest slice […]

18 May 20227 minutes to read

Voters repair to their local polling station on election day

How Often Are Local Elections UK

How Often Are Citizens Called to Vote? In some parts of the world, it seems like voting people into office is a never-ending process. As soon as one election ends, the next campaign ramps up and the campaigning goes on forever – the US is particularly egregious in these practices. By contrast, other countries, such […]

18 May 20227 minutes to read

Local Elections in England

England Local Elections One doesn't have to be a political analyst with long experience or even an avid poll watcher to parse out this year's election outcomes. Not with headlines screaming 'Bloodbath!' and 'Landslide!' and 'What Will Boris Do Now?'. Nor would it take a lot to understand the reasons voters decided the way they […]

18 May 20227 minutes to read

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How to Find a Tutor for Private Tuition in the UK

Private tuition in the UK: Find Personal Tutors Near You For GCSE students hoping to improve their grades or concerned parents paying for their child to plug gaps in their knowledge and understanding of their school's curriculum, finding a private tutor has never been easier! Finding a tutor has never been easier, safer, or more […]

23 June 20227 minutes to read

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Learning More About Revolutionary Teaching Methods

Innovative Teaching Techniques "The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don't tell you what to see." -Alexandra K. Trenfor Who was your favourite teacher growing up? I'm sure we all have someone in mind. Throughout the formative years at primary and secondary school, there is always one, or a few […]

22 February 20226 minutes to read

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Tools Made for Teachers Who Specialise in Distance Learning

Distance Learning Tools for Teachers "The students of the future will demand the learning support that is appropriate for their situation or context. Nothing more, nothing less." -Marcus Specht Though education has existed since the dawn of time, throughout history there have been significant changes to how students are taught based on the ways that […]

22 February 20226 minutes to read

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What are Effective Apps and Tools for Educators?

Digital Tools and Apps for Teachers "Do not fear the digital world, it will not kill us all." -Theophilus London Since the start of the 21st century, we've seen unprecedented advancements in the sector of technology. New technological devices and software have revolutionised the way that we do things. For some, never in a million […]

22 February 20226 minutes to read