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Chinese

Why learn Chinese? Let’s Breeze Through the Gains

Wait! Learn a new language, AGAIN? But I can speak English! At first thought, many people will dispel the idea of learning a new language. Really, nobody likes to be troubled, especially not with an odd language like the Chinese language. It has thousands of characters and strange new tones which, if not used right, […]

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Written on 18 December 2020

7 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

The Advantages Of Online Tutoring

Since COVID-19, virtual learning technology has met with a lot of advancements. Nowadays, a lot more students are seeing the importance of online tutoring and have resorted to taking more online classes. Before the advent of virtual learning technology, most students needed to rely on private tutors to come to their home for physical training. […]

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Written on 9 September 2020

6 minutes to read
Quarantine tips
Advice for Students

A guide to learning online during coronavirus quarantine

"There's a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strenght.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster" - Dalai Lama XIV Since the 23rd of March 2020, schools across Nigeria have been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Written on 21 April 2020

6 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

The Right Price For Private Lessons In Nigeria

Getting a private tutor comes with a lot of advantages; they can help with your assignment or homework, do an act prep test for your exams and so much more. You also have access to personal tutors who offer online tutoring in basic math, calculus, amongst other subjects. Technically, having a home teacher who helps […]

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Written on 28 January 2020

7 minutes to read
Advice for Tutors

Work For Yourself By Becoming A Private Teacher in Nigeria

Do you long for flexibility and freedom in your work? Then join the network of one-on-one tutors today! Regardless of whether you are recently retired, have a full-time job or an undergraduate student, offering customised academic help, can be a brilliant opportunity! A-connect did a poll on happiness in the workplace, and results demonstrated that […]

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Written on 30 November 2019

9 minutes to read
Every one can code

Learn Programming in Oyo

Aspiring to become a programmer is one of the most fruitful endeavours of this century. The reason is that the world is becoming more digital by the day, and the art behind the magic of technological advancements remains computer programming. It is pertinent to note that becoming a programmer is more than just writing codes […]

12 October 20217 minutes to read

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Learning Programming in Rivers

Undoubtedly, we live in a digital world today, where technology is always moving from one level to another, like the water of the Niger river. Some of the best computers, software and advanced operating systems are all over the place and are not going away anytime soon. Many human endeavours are now being replaced with […]

12 October 20217 minutes to read

How maths is used in our everyday lives

Some Of The Ways Maths Is Applied In Real Life

Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers. — Shakuntala Devi, Indian writer and mental calculator Mathematics is a subject that everyone will use at one point or the other, whether we like it or not. It has become the companion of man since the beginning […]

7 October 20217 minutes to read

The Value Of Maths In Sports

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed - Micheal Jordan When we say maths is everywhere, it includes sports. […]

7 October 20217 minutes to read

Complete guide to crochet

Learn How To Crochet

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it." -- Kurt Vonnegut Arts and crafts are very therapeutic and not just for fun or as a hobby. Surprisingly crocheting and knitting as a lot of health benefits to the people who crochet or knit. […]

13 September 20217 minutes to read

Reasons to do crochet

Benefits Of Crocheting

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will. – George Bernard Shaw Research suggests that crochet probably developed most directly from Chinese needlework, a very ancient form of embroidery known in Turkey, India, Persia and North Africa, which reached […]

13 September 20217 minutes to read

Crochet tutorials and patterns in Nigeria

Crochet Tutorials and Patterns

"Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun." -- Mary Lou Cook Craft and Arts are a core aspect of any culture both in Nigeria and around the world. Global Arts and Crafts market size is projected to reach USD 54530 million by 2026, from USD 43340 million in […]

11 September 20217 minutes to read

Crochet projects to start with

Top Crochet Projects

''The difference between art and craft lies not in the tools you hold in your hands, but in the mental set that guides them. For the artisan, the craft is an end in itself. For you, the artist, craft is the vehicle for expressing your vision. Craft is the visible edge of art''. - David […]

11 September 20217 minutes to read

Find a tutor in any subject in Lagos State, Nigeria

Find A Private Tutor In Lagos

Lagos State is the smallest state in Nigeria that is located in the South-Western part of the country. Though it may be the smallest, it has the highest urban population, which is 27.4 % of the national estimate. It is one of the most important cities in Nigeria and indeed in Africa, both economically and culturally. […]

27 August 20219 minutes to read

Get a private tutor in Nigeria

How To Find A Tutor For Private Tuition In Nigeria

Nigeria is a large, densely populated West African country on the Gulf of Guinea. Nigeria is also the most populous black nation on Earth with a population of 211,982,968. It is home to the second-largest film industry on the globe whilst also being the fashion, technological and creative hub in Africa. It is a multinational state, as it is […]

27 August 20217 minutes to read

get private tutors in Ibadan, Oyo State

Find a Private Tutor in Oyo State

Oyo State is located in the South-West geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The State which is one of the 36 States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is popularly referred to as the “Pace Setter”. The climate in the State favours the cultivation of crops like Maize, Yam, Cassava, Millet, Rice, Plantain, Cocoa tree, Palm tree […]

27 August 20218 minutes to read

get private home tuition in Kaduna, Nigeria

Find a Private Tutor In Kaduna

Kaduna State is in the north-central part of Nigeria. It is the 5th largest state in Nigeria, a multi-religious and multi-cultural State with over 60 ethnic groups. Kaduna State is a significant economic hub in the region, a trade centre and a transportation axis to nearby agricultural areas and states. They are the leading industrial […]

26 August 20217 minutes to read

Designing a tutorial plan

Designing a Plan for Your First Home Tutoring Service

The job description of private tutors is a very comprehensive one that goes beyond the academic support the tutor provides. You should also know the best ways to look after your student while tutoring them other than just knowing how to tutor. The ability to oversee the well-being of a student is what differentiates one […]

27 July 20217 minutes to read

Private tutorial services in Nigeria

What Are the Best Ways to Provide Home Tutoring?

There is a lot of money to make from the private tutorial marketplace, provided you're willing to put in the effort. Every successful private tutor out there knows the best ways to personalize home tutoring services to meet the needs of a child. Whether you're working as an individual or working with any of the […]

27 July 20217 minutes to read

Home tutoring in Nigeria

Where Should Private Tutorials Take Place: Your Home or the Student’s?

The academic tutorials marketplace continues to blossom globally over the years, and Nigeria is not left out. Whether it is in Lagos, Ibadan, Enugu, Abuja, or Kaduna, the interest in home school tutoring is high. Some children see these homeschool reading and study as complementary to the knowledge provided in class, while others opt for […]

27 July 20217 minutes to read

Planning is needed for long term tutoring

How to Plan Effective Home Tutorials

The need for tutorials to complement schools sessions in Nigeria is on the rise. As a country where education is prioritized in different sessions, many students appreciate tutorials. It is more interesting to note that children of different schools, instead of seeing academic tutorials as a replacement to the regular lessons they get in class, […]

27 July 20217 minutes to read

Tennis ball and racket

Tennis Tournaments & Games

Tennis is a sport that has enjoyed some considerable media attention in recent times. Before now, the sport lacked the followership and glamour associated with football and other popular athletic activities. This is because many people play tennis for fun or indoors and never thought of it as something that could evolve into championships and […]

23 August 20217 minutes to read

Wimbledon

What Do You Know About the History of the Wimbledon Championship?

Undoubtedly, tennis is fast becoming one of the most-watched and followed sports in Nigeria and the world at large. The reason for this development is not far-fetched as we now have myriads of tournaments, championships and grand slam that bring professional athletes from different continents together to compete or play for titles. The Tokyo Olympic […]

23 August 20217 minutes to read

Best Nigerian Tennis players

The Best Tennis Players in Nigeria

Tennis is fast becoming one of the most-watched sports in Nigeria, Africa, and globally despite the media presence of other sports like soccer and basketball. This exponential development is due to the fact that the sport now receives more sponsorship and media attention than before. For instance, the worldwide web has given the game more […]

23 August 20217 minutes to read

Tennis player

Tennis Tournaments Coming Up in Nigeria

Undoubtedly, tennis is a widely watched and followed sport in Nigeria despite the attention that other sports like football get in the media. For lovers of this beautiful sport, it serves as a form of exercise for those who play and a form of relaxation for those who watch. Some people take the middle course […]

23 August 20217 minutes to read

IELTS Writing Task: How To Crack The Nut With Strategic English Lessons As A Nigerian Candidate

Reading through the evaluative feedback of many past IELTS candidates, you would learn that, of the four modules in the IELTS test, the writing task seems to be the most difficult. Going by the test statistics usually released by IELTS, students often score the lowest average band in the writing section of the test. The […]

12 October 20217 minutes to read

IELTS Comprehension Task: Improve Your Proficiency by Taking English Lessons

Language proficiency is vital to any international exchange; culture, knowledge, money, mention any. Particularly, however, having great language skills is a prerequisite to studying as an international student in many universities abroad. Whether you intend to attend a university in London or Los Angeles, Laval or Logan City, you will need to prove that you […]

7 October 20216 minutes to read

IELTS Tips: Complement Your English Classes with Self-Learning Options

Every language is premised on words. Without words, human languages are not different from animal sounds. It is through the use of words that we write about our experiences and share thoughts and ideas. That is why you cannot claim to be a speaker of a language when you don’t even know the words it […]

7 October 20217 minutes to read

Complex Japanese texts boast many words and phrases

Japanese Words and Phrases

When we string our words together to express our thoughts and ideas, we tend to not give any thought to where those words came from and how they came to be. We usually don't have to think about how to order them or whether it matters that much if a verb or noun should start […]

29 September 20217 minutes to read

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Drum sheet music 

Learning to play the drums can be a wild rush, but you need to contain and control your energy if you are to make progress. While we’d all love nothing more than to sit down, drumsticks in hand, and let loose, this isn’t going to go well either for our progress with the instrument or […]

12 October 20217 minutes to read

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Guitar sheet music

Most people, when they first pick up the guitar, channel their inner rockstar and have dreams of rocking it up on the stage jamming to their favorite songs. We get it, we really do. The problem with this approach is that it isn’t sustainable to learn music this way. If you only want to learn […]

12 October 20217 minutes to read

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Learn to read music

If you’ve recently taken up a new instrument, or this is your first, then you’ll know how intimidating it is to try and learn music reading. To play a few chords or notes is one thing, but to translate the signs and symbols you read on a sheet book into music is quite another! Yet […]

12 October 20216 minutes to read

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How to read sheet music

Sheet music is one of the hardest things for aspiring musicians to master. It’s also one of the least enjoyable aspects of learning to play an instrument for many, which can make the learning process tedious. However, if you want to become proficient with your instrument then you have to set aside some time from […]

12 October 20216 minutes to read

How to Do Your Accounting with Excel

“I am not going to fiddle taxes. I pay my accountant a fortune to look after me.” - Harry Redknapp If you’re a small business owner or a sole trader, you’re probably wondering how you can do your accounting without needing to hire an accountant. Fortunately for you, it’s never been easier to do your […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

What can Excel do?

The Best Functions for Accounting with Excel

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Peter Drucker Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet software, needs no introduction. As part of the Microsoft Office suite, you’ll find a lot of computers in offices already have a copy of it installed. It’s great for accounting, organising figures and reports, and […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How can you do your accounts with Excel?

Using Excel for Your Accounts

“Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings.” - Diane Garnick Having a clear idea of your accounts and finances is very important, especially if you’re running a business or working for yourself. There are plenty of accounting programs on the market like […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How can you use Excel templates?

The Best Excel Accounting Templates

“The global economy is built on two things: the internal combustion engine and Microsoft Excel. Never forget this.” - Kevin Hector Excel accounting templates are a useful way to manage your personal or business accounts. There’s an entire library of accounting templates allowing you to simply manage your finances. It’s incredibly useful for planning tasks, managing […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How can you make your students pay attention?

How to Make Your Students Concentrate

Whether you work in a school or as a private tutor, to teach effectively, your students need to be engaged and paying attention. Sleeping students learn very little! It can be difficult to create and plan engaging lessons, especially when you’ve just started teaching. While you can learn a lot on a course like the […]

13 August 20217 minutes to read

How should you punish students?

Effectively Disciplining Students

Being a teacher in a school, college, or university isn’t easy, especially when you’re first getting started. Almost every staff member has the authority to punish students within the confines of the educational establishment’s disciplinary code. Teachers can dish out punishments for students who misbehave, interrupt classes, or break the school’s rules. A teacher should […]

13 August 20216 minutes to read

How should teachers dress?

What Should Teachers Wear

When you start teaching, you’ll probably have a lot of questions. One of them is how you should dress so that you appear professional but are also comfortable in front of a classroom full of students. How to dress can be an absolute nightmare for teachers. While the students have their uniforms, the teacher has […]

13 August 20216 minutes to read

How do you teach effectively?

The Modern Teacher’s Guide

“Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” - Bob Talbert Teaching, regardless of what you teach, is far from a piece of cake. Between the complicated process of becoming a teacher, preparing lessons, correcting exercises, and disciplining students, you can’t just become a teacher overnight. Whether you’re teaching in a […]

13 August 20217 minutes to read

Nigerian university exam

Finding and Selecting the Best University For You in Nigeria

Choosing which university to attend usually generates a lot of doubt and anxiety, especially for those who still don't even know what career to pursue or what course to read. And you can understand the reason for so much concern - choosing the wrong course or uni is the same as wasting time and money! […]

20 May 20218 minutes to read

Thinking about uni

Factors To Consider When Choosing A University In Nigeria

You've probably heard it over and over again: choosing a uni is one of the most important decisions you will ever make in your life. And this is true. The place you go to study for your course or degree will have a lasting impact on your personal life and career or work. But the […]

20 May 20216 minutes to read

University graduates

What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Going To University?

The world is changing, and so is education programs. Nowadays, you don't have to be physically present in a classroom to learn. With some online resources or e-learning platforms, you can get quality education at international schools, graduate and even earn a certificate all from the comfort of your home. You could also learn digital […]

18 May 20218 minutes to read

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Universities In Nigeria To Obtain The Best Degrees For Employment

Education in Nigeria has improved recently because every parent wants their child to attend the best universities in the country. Also, students want to get their degree at the best and most famous universities. However, there has been an increase in the number of universities in the country lately, but a decline in the quality […]

11 May 20218 minutes to read