Tutor profile: Makenna L.
Subject: Study Skills
How do I study for a language class?
Language is hard, especially a new foreign language. It is essential to study consistently. Each day, go over the new content from the day as well as review past material. The more review, the more habitual the language becomes. Flashcards are an extremely useful tool for vocabulary, and for verbs, charting them out is important. Also, do not forget pronunciation. Speak in the mirror a bit each night and really try to train your muscles to make the sounds that may be unfamiliar, such as the rr in spanish.
What are the steps of constructing a thought out paper? What is a thesis?
To construct a solid paper, you should first outline. This involves looking at the question and mapping out a few points you would like to talk about. A thesis statement is a sentence that guides your paper and directs the reader to what you want to talk about. To form one of these, try and take the points of the paper and combine them into one sentence that explains your objective. After creating a detailed outline, write a first draft. Editing is very important. You want to make sure you are organized, relate each paragraph to the thesis statement, and checking for repetition and if you go off topic. After a few rounds of editing, your paper should be at a place of success!
What are the four fields of anthropology and how do they differ?
Anthropology, in America, is made up of four distinct yet interconnected fields. The first field is cultural anthropology. This is the study of living cultures and populations in our world today. Research is usually conducted through ethnography. The second field is linguistic anthropology. This is the study of language and human cultures and how these subjects influence each other. The third field is anthropological archaeology. This is the study of past cultures and societies through archaeological methods with scientific inquiry. The final field is biological anthropology, also known as physical anthropology. This is a large field with a variety of sub-disciplines, all relating to the human body and biology. This include primatology, evolution, paleoarchaeology, forensic anthropology, and human development.
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