Students Have to Learn, Not Cheat

Over the past decade, cheating—an act of academic dishonesty—has become more and more common. The latest statistics are alarming; more than two thirds of high school students admitted cheating on an exam last year, and—even more appalling—often the best student cheat to get to the top of their class—and they don’t think it is wrong. … Read more

Consequences of Cheating

Olga Lucia Botero from Colombia “Big problems at home”, “I was sick”, “I lost my notes”, “I forgot the test”, “My book was stolen”…all of these are excuses in order not to study for a test, and you can always find a good one. The next day without excuses, you must take the test. You … Read more

Common Ways Students Cheat on Exams

Mostly, students feel that their teachers give them a hard time when they have to take a test. Their teachers always give them problems that are too difficult. It seems like they don’t want their students to pass the tests. Therefore, it is very common that most students find ways to help them pass the … Read more

How to Prepare for and Pass the PTE Test

The PTE test is a required English proficiency test for individuals who want to study or work in an English-speaking country. It is broken down into three main sections: reading, writing and speaking. While it seems daunting at first, there are ways to prepare for and pass the test with flying colors. In this blog … Read more

Readers Respond: Opinions on Working Teens

This issue is discussed in Working Teens (Issue 8). Some people think it is okay for teens to work part-time while they are in high school; other people disagree. Readers of Topics express their opinions. I believe that a teenager should voice his or her opinion in this matter. I am currently in eleventh grade, and I … Read more

What’s It Like For ESL Students To Study With More Fluent English Speakers?

California community colleges have very flexible entrance requirements. As a result, students who are still learning English can enroll in classes with native speakers. Even ESL classes may mix students who have great oral fluency with students whose spoken English is still developing. What’s it like for ESL students to take college-level classes with more … Read more

Influence of English on Venezuelan Spoken Spanish

It is incredible how popular English is in Venezuela. Now we have a kind of hybrid language between English and Spanish. In the Venezuelans’ daily conversations, they often use English words with Spanish verb endings. For example, if they send a fax, they use the word faxear, or if they have to click on the screen … Read more

How Neural Network Is Used in Deep Learning?

Neural networks are computer programs that simulate the workings of the human brain. They are used in a variety of fields, including deep learning, where they are used to learn complex tasks such as recognizing objects or sentences. When it comes to a deep learning and neural network, the key thing to understand is that … Read more