To Kill a Mockingbird and Lit Class in Taiwan

To Kill a Mockingbird and Lit Class in Taiwan

By Teacher Adam I first read To Kill a Mockingbird in 9th grade for English class. I liked it, but I know I didn’t really get it.   I also remember much of my class not getting it. I have read TKAM probably nine times now, both in my role as a teacher and on my own....
How Englist does online learning better than others

How Englist does online learning better than others

With the spread of COVID-19 in Taiwan, all schools moved online. This transition was very difficult for some programs, but not for Englist. Englist was positioned extremely well to make this difficult transition because we prepared for this possibility early, our...
The 5 most common mistakes in academic writing

The 5 most common mistakes in academic writing

Academic writing is hard. Students at every level are bound to make a plethora of mistakes. Junior high level writers will struggle to form a coherent thesis statement. Graduate students will get lost in the weeds of an argument and be forced to rewrite pages of dense...
3 common types of academic writing

3 common types of academic writing

Learning how to write an English academic essay well is extremely important for anyone who wants to study abroad or who wants to pursue a degree at a Western university. However, writing well in English isn’t only a means to obtain a higher education degree or to be...

What is academic writing and why is it important?

Academic writing has become an increasingly important part of education as parents and educators realize the value of critical thinking skills and preparing students for college.  Still, many students, parents, and even other teachers don’t have a great grasp on this...
How to write an essay

How to write an essay

Writing an essay is hard. However, learning how to write an essay is imperative not only for high school, college, and tests, but also for developing your critical thinking and analytical skills. If you are in a rush, this guide will give you the tools you need to...