Listening Comprehension Matters

In case you didn’t know, your vocabulary and your listening skills go hand in hand. Being able to understand the words you read or hear will dictate how you respond. Sadly, people aren’t reading as much as they used to. As a matter of fact, a Gallup poll...

Good Grammar Matters

All good writing starts with a knowledge of basic grammar. A strong understanding of correct grammar improves your comprehension and reading skills. You’re also far more likely to enjoy a good book, story, or great writing if you don’t have to think about grammar....
Become a Better Speaker with Auntie Bev

Become a Better Speaker with Auntie Bev

People who don’t speak well are often looked at as illiterate. Your words have impact and can be a deal breaker in some circles. Whether it’s personal or professional, you must know how to communicate effectively. This doesn’t mean you have to use big, fancy...

Word of the Day: Avid

Have you ever heard someone being referred to as an “avid reader?” Perhaps you are an “avid cook.” Avid definition: Avid is an adjective to describe someone who has a keen interest or enthusiasm for something. It comes from the Latin word...