18 days ago

Confused?

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To is a preposition with several meanings, including “toward” and “until.”
Too is an adverb that can mean “excessively” or “also.”
Two is also pronounced the same as to and too, but it can’t be used instead of either of them because it’s a number.

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33 days ago
30 days ago

Friday puzzle

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Here is a weekend puzzle for those of you who enjoyed the last one. Answer to follow on Monday.

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38 days ago

Confusing English words!

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Stationary vs stationery. Remember stationary – the ‘a’ in ary is for stopping At the lights. The ‘e’ in ery is for Envelope.

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44 days ago

Friday Puzzle

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Can you solve this puzzle by moving 1 matchstick?

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54 days ago

Homophones

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Homophones can be confusing! But learning word meanings can help prevent spelling mistakes. What homophones can you think of?

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61 days ago

International Chess Day

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All most everyone in the world has heard of the game of chess, but what not everyone knows is that there is an entire day dedicated to the celebration of this wonderful pastime!

A game of strategy and wits, chess has long been considered to be the thinking game. From its early days in India to … View more
All most everyone in the world has heard of the game of chess, but what not everyone knows is that there is an entire day dedicated to the celebration of this wonderful pastime!

A game of strategy and wits, chess has long been considered to be the thinking game. From its early days in India to everywhere in the world today, chess is a wonderful game to play anytime, anywhere and with almost anyone.

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69 days ago

Who vs. Whom?

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Who vs. Whom? If you can replace the word with “he”’ or “’she,” use who. If you can replace it with “him” or “her,” use whom.

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74 days ago

Holiday time activities.

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What educational activities can you suggest to keep children busy during the holidays?
Head to a bookstore and let your child pick out a book as a treat.
Learn life skills such as cooking or helping a neighbour.
Write a story about their favourite moments such as a celebration day or a fun … View more
What educational activities can you suggest to keep children busy during the holidays?
Head to a bookstore and let your child pick out a book as a treat.
Learn life skills such as cooking or helping a neighbour.
Write a story about their favourite moments such as a celebration day or a fun family holiday.
Don’t forget to have some down time as well!

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80 days ago

Personification

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It is to give human qualities to something that is not human!

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89 days ago

Fostering an enjoyment of learning!

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Every student has different strengths and weaknesses when it comes to learning. Customised tutoring programmes help ensure your child is learning effectively in a way that works for him or her.

Come and see how NumberWorks'nWords maths and English professional tutoring programmes can help.

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95 days ago

Learn from making mistakes

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Learning to make mistakes can be difficult for all of us. We build confidence and resilience so that students understand that making mistakes is part of the learning process.

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101 days ago

Confidence.

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With a confident attitude, you can reach great heights.

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107 days ago
117 days ago

English is confusing!

NumberWorks'nWords Tauranga

This is certainly one of the more obvious errors in a child’s writing. Knowing which one to use can be confusing.

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