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Mr., Ms., and Mrs.: How to Use These Titles Properly

Plenty of English and non-English speaking civilizations use titles when addressing other people as a sign of respect. For the most part, we don’t notice when we call someone a Sir or Mr., suffix a PhD at the end of someone’s name when writing their academic accomplishments, or address a person by their profession because

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English Idioms Decoded: What Are Crocodile Tears?

After writing my last article explaining “rooting for the underdog,” I’ve since started watching analysis videos on the show Black Mirror by YouTuber Bryce Dallas Brown. In one of my favorite episodes, “Crocodile,” Brown gives a really good explanation why it was given that title. It symbolizes the crocodile-like grip of the consequences of the

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How to Say No for People Who Are Terrible at Saying No

I – and I know many others – are terrible at saying no. When posed with a request we know that we want to turn down, we’re so sensitive of how others are going to react that we either awkwardly beat around the bush or ultimately end up saying yes at our own expense. It

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English Phrases Explained: To Be Clear (And How to Use It Properly)

You may have experienced a scenario like this once in your life: while communicating with another person, be it in-person or indirectly like through email, you say something that rubs that person the wrong way even if you didn’t mean to offend them. Maybe it was the tone of your voice or what you said

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English Slang Decoded: Root for the Underdog

The Bible’s Book of Samuel tells the popular story of David and Goliath. The tale goes that the Israelites were losing a battle with the Philistines because no one wanted to fight Goliath, a large and fearsome Philistine. David, a young boy at the time, took on the challenge and brought only his staff, sling,

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Career

Mr., Ms., and Mrs.: How to Use These Titles Properly

Plenty of English and non-English speaking civilizations use titles when addressing other people as a sign of respect. For the most part, we don’t notice when we call someone a Sir or Mr., suffix a PhD at the end of someone’s name when writing their academic accomplishments, or address a person by their profession because

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man in suit

Pink Collar vs. Blue Collar vs. White Collar Jobs: Definition & Examples

When you enter the workforce, you may find that your occupation puts in you multiple categories. If you’re a teacher in a public high school, for example, you’re a part of the education sector as well as the government employee sector. Or if you’re a freelance artist, you technically don’t fall under any sector but

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network administrator in the server room

Network Administrators Earn $67K, But Certification May Increase That

A network administrator role often serves as the entry-level way for non-IT professionals to start a career in the IT field, without settling for a meager salary at the same time. The national average salary for network administrators costs slightly above $67,000 per year. Experience determines the actual compensation, so anyone with no IT background

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How to Say No for People Who Are Terrible at Saying No

I – and I know many others – are terrible at saying no. When posed with a request we know that we want to turn down, we’re so sensitive of how others are going to react that we either awkwardly beat around the bush or ultimately end up saying yes at our own expense. It

READ MORE

English Phrases Explained: To Be Clear (And How to Use It Properly)

You may have experienced a scenario like this once in your life: while communicating with another person, be it in-person or indirectly like through email, you say something that rubs that person the wrong way even if you didn’t mean to offend them. Maybe it was the tone of your voice or what you said

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Education

English Idioms Decoded: What Are Crocodile Tears?

After writing my last article explaining “rooting for the underdog,” I’ve since started watching analysis videos on the show Black Mirror by YouTuber Bryce Dallas Brown. In one of my favorite episodes, “Crocodile,” Brown gives a really good explanation why it was given that title. It symbolizes the crocodile-like grip of the consequences of the

READ MORE

English Slang Decoded: Root for the Underdog

The Bible’s Book of Samuel tells the popular story of David and Goliath. The tale goes that the Israelites were losing a battle with the Philistines because no one wanted to fight Goliath, a large and fearsome Philistine. David, a young boy at the time, took on the challenge and brought only his staff, sling,

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montesorri school

A Basic Guide to Creating a Montessori School

As the population of Australia increases in the next few years, school becomes a lucrative business opportunity. Of the many learning methods, Montessori education seems to be one of the most popular, if not the most sought after. According to the 2016 annual report of Montessori Australia, there were already 41 independent schools across the

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