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Language Skills

MLA Style: General Guidelines

Over the last couple of days, we have been looking at how to cite properly within the formatting guidelines of MLA—or Modern Language Association—style. Just to remind you, MLA is the style you will be asked to use when writing papers for classes that can be classified as humanities (i.e. history, English, religious studies). Today, […]

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APA Style: General Guidelines

We have spent the last couple of days talking about some of the intricacies of APA style citations. APA — or American Psychological Association — style is the format you will most likely be asked to use when writing papers for classes that fall under the categories of science or social science. So far, we […]

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Tips for Taking Foreign Language Classes Online

Foreign language courses don’t come easy to everyone, especially those who have to take them online. Chances are that you’ll have to take a language course at some time during your online degree program, so you might as well learn what it takes to pass it like a pro. I’ve taken several language courses online […]

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Writing Skills

Writing skills are undermined in society, being that we are tucking away our pens and our pencils for the computers and mobile gadgets that we have available to us. Students tend to forget about writing skills because they seem unnecessary with all the conveniences in recording information and data. There are shortcuts that we use […]

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Reading Comprehension

Isn’t diversity beautiful? Communication is a vital aspect of our lives, especially being that we now live in a world that is built on technology and conversing with one another through a computer screen. Without the ability to read, write and use a device we are left stranded by the rest of the world. As […]

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