As a Language Arts tutor helping students prepare for and improve their scores on high-stakes tests such as the ACT and SAT, there are a strategies, study methods, tricks, and of course, loads of practice that I prescribe.
Oftentimes, a student who's perfectly capable of getting a good score on these tests may lose out on precious points because of seemingly trivial oversights.
Total of 75 and 40 = 115.
Total number of people= 100
So, the 'extras' = 15 people.
Now, these can speak both.
Either the answer should be: the representatives who compose the legislature, or the representatives comprising the legislature.
Compose would mean- construct
comprise would mean- to consist of, to make up.
What topics or content should we include when teaching students about culture?
With the increasing diversity in American classrooms, it is not enough for teachers to embrace color-blindness and the Golden Rule of treating others the way we want to be treated.
In order to connect with their students, teachers need to understand what their students have been through in their home countries...
Building a wide and varied vocabulary helps the student attain good scores on Tests like the ACT, SAT, GRE, TOEFL etc. But that is just one positive outcome of a versatile vocabulary.
Another way one is greatly benefit by a good vocabulary is the increased ability to express oneself. We can communicate more effectively and convey our ideas more accurately with a good vocabulary.
I have been fortunate to tutor kids and adults, teens and housewives, office executives and retirees. I have imparted my knowledge of English, Math concepts, and effective communication skills to students from South Korea, India, Mexico, and Eastern Europe.
My journey so far has been interesting, challenging, and many a time, hilarious.
But one thing has always stood out - the willingness...