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How to prepare for the TOEFL

How to prepare for the TOEFL

A good TOEFL study plan can do a lot to prepare you for the test. These steps will help you organize an ideal study plan.   TOEFL format and scores Useful resources Practice strategies Tutoring Conclusion TOEFL format and scores Overall, TOEFL scores you on a...

5 books that Englist elementary students love

5 books that Englist elementary students love

Elementary level books can be the most fun and lighthearted, but also pack an emotional punch that will stay with students into their adult lives. At Englist, we find the best books for this level are a combination of fun and humor, but with a dose of heavier topics and deeper meaning.

What is academic writing and why is it important?

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 area of learning and why it is so critical. As such, at Englist we find it is important to not only teach academic writing, but also help everyone understand why it is imperative to the development of thoughtful and capable students.

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Reading is the most important thing you can do

Reading is the most important thing you can do

Reading will not only help your student at Englist, but it will help students in their other classes. It improves students’ brains. Reading ensures academic success. And even more than all of that – reading ability is one of the strongest predictors of success in life.

Academic Writing

3 common types of academic writing

3 common types of academic writing

Those who don’t have a good grasp of writing structure and who have never learned how to properly analyze and organize their thoughts tend to fail when they try to write on their own. Even if they have a large English vocabulary and are proficient in English grammar, they find it extremely difficult to write English academic essays that will be logical and well constructed to the end reader.

What is academic writing and why is it important?

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 area of learning and why it is so critical. As such, at Englist we find it is important to not only teach academic writing, but also help everyone understand why it is imperative to the development of thoughtful and capable students.

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Why are tests like the SAT such a big deal?

Why are tests like the SAT such a big deal?

This guide will help readers better appreciate the idea of testing, especially in terms of college entrance exams like the SAT, college credit tests like Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) programs, or English proficiency exams like the TOEFL.