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10 Proofreading Tips for ESL Students

If you are an ESL student, there are unique challenges you face in order to get a good grade on your paper or college essay. We've put together these proofreading tips to help ESL students with editing their papers. If you follow these steps, it will help you do well on your next assignment....

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What Is an Adjective?

An adjective is a part of speech. It serves to modify a noun, in the sense that it provides an additional description or a qualifier. While many languages have no adjectives, in some (like English) it is very important and frequently used. There are two types of adjectives. The predicative...

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Eckerd College

Eckerd College was founded in 1958 as the Florida Presbyterian College. However, due to the commitments and gifts provided by Jack M. Eckerd that have ensured the institution’s continuous delivery of academic excellence, the college’s name was changed in 1972 to Eckerd College. The honored...

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What Is Legal Consideration?

When parties enter into a legal binding agreement such as a contract, legal consideration is the crucial element, which makes the involved parties deliver on their promises. This legal consideration is something valuable to all the involved parties in a contract. A type of good or service may be...

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What Is a Writ of Error?

In a process of litigation, it is possible for the parties involved to be unsatisfied with the outcome of the court trial. When this occurs, a litigant has the right to challenge the judgment rendered on the case through a process of appeal. When the case has been reviewed and it has been found...

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Performance Training Institute Online

Performance Training Institute (PTI) is a premier career training organization with a mission to help graduates find better career opportunities and build a better future for themselves. Offering online training courses, PTI uses career-oriented methods in all of its educational programs and prepares...

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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

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Who Were David and Goliath?

The phrase "David and Goliath" is a modern metaphor used in the present context to mean “triumph over adversities”, or a victory of a small individual over a huge challenge, be it a problem or a person. The phrase is often used in sports when an underdog defeats an overwhelming favorite. The...

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eCornell Online

eCornell is the online arm of the prestigious Cornell University. It currently offers over 95 online courses and 24 certificate programs in various fields of study. All of eCornell's courses are designed by Cornell University's faculty and learning and user-experience designers. eCornell has...

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Barry University

Barry University is a Catholic institution on Dominican foundation that respects the diversity of faiths, cultures, prospective and ages. Through its distinctive approach to education that is highly personalized and purposeful, quality academics combine with hands-on career preparation. The...