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How Can Parents Teach Their Children to Be Responsible for Their Own Learning?

As adults and parents, we know what it means to be responsible. We know we need to take responsibility for our actions and decisions. But how can parents teach their children to be responsible for their own learning?  Parents can teach their children to be responsible for their own learning by helping them set achievable …

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Why Is It Important to Analyze a Text?

There’s no doubt you’ve heard teachers or professors tell you that knowing how to analyze a text well is academically and professionally essential. But many of us aren’t quite sure how to analyze a text or why it matters. Analyzing a text is important because it helps to develop and improve critical thinking skills. More …

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Is It Correct to Say “It Was A Pleasure Meeting You”?

We often want to communicate a kind gesture after meeting someone, especially in more formal contexts and first introductions. One way to do so is to say, “It was a pleasure meeting you,” but is it correct?  It is correct to say, “It was a pleasure meeting you,” to end formal conversations and when you …

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Is It Correct to Say “Well Received”?

If you are a fan of book reviews or other forms of feedback, you may read that an author’s new novel or a teacher’s advice was “well-received.” But is it correct? It is correct to say “well-received” when you want to show that you or someone else has received advice, feedback, or something more tangible …

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Are You “In Work” or “At Work”: Which is Correct?

We all, sometimes begrudgingly, have to go to work or school each day. But when someone asks where you are, should you respond with “I am at work” or “I am in work?”  The correct phrase is “I am at work,” not “I am in work.” While both “at” and “in” are spacial prepositions, each …

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