Do you want to learn how to read in Spanish? Using videos, graphics, and quizzes, this final of six lessons from the Spanish 102 series teaches the Spanish verbs "leer" (to read) and "querer" (to want) and reviews "tener" (to have). It also offers a quick-fire review of the entire series. These colorful skits make learning Spanish easy and fun for all ages!
You should always know how to sort your lists. Luckily, Python provides you with a couple options: the sort method and the sorted function. This tutorial by Learn to Program covers both and explains when to use each. At the end of these last few tutorials, you should be extremely comfortable making and modifying lists in your Python code.
Learning Spanish is easy and fun with this lesson! The Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids series uses videos, graphics, and quizzes to teach you new words and phrases in a way that’s easy and fun. This third of six Spanish 101 lessons reviews “gracias”, “de nada”, and “naranja” from previous lessons, and teaches “ahí está” (there it is), “libros” (books), “pan” (bread), “huevos” (eggs), “desayuno” (breakfast), “me gusta” (I like it), and shows how to count to five in Spanish.
Are you learning how to play guitar? Interested in the mechanics of how to make a low-pitched noise versus a high-pitched noise? This lesson examines the basic physics of sound, from pitch range to volume control. Check out this lesson and discover how to create the sound you want - including how to adjust the volume of your guitar without a control knob!
Don’t think you’re cut out for playing guitar? Think again! Everyone gets frustrated - even Jimi Hendrix wasn’t a rock god from day one. Check out this lesson for advice on learning how to play guitar and the encouragement to keep doing it. You’ll surely want to continue pickin’ after hearing these words of wisdom. Practice and persist!
Don’t talk to the hand, talk with your hands! Test your knowledge of American Sign Language fingerspelling with this quiz from Ryan Moriarty of Sign Language 101. In this ten-question quiz, Ryan spells out words in ASL, and you must use your linguistic skills to figure out what he is communicating. The quiz is a great follow-up to Ryan’s previous lesson, "The Alphabet in Sign Language."
You've got a friend in this lesson! Learning Spanish is easy and fun with the videos and graphics from this Spanish 102 series. Part two of six, this lesson reviews "amigo" and "amiga" (friend) and teaches "casa" (house), "esta" (this), and "esa" (that). These colorful skits make learning Spanish easy and fun for all ages!
Find out how accessible reading music can be. This lesson on how to read tabs will cause you to pick up that old guitar and learn a few new songs. First, you’ll see how the strings are positioned in a tab image and learn to identify fret numbers. Then, learn whether to play notes simultaneously or in a series. Before you know it, you’ll be fluent in guitar tabs.
You don’t have to pay for an expensive case to protect your glasses. Make one yourself with this lesson on how to make a glasses holder out of a tie. Even if you’re prone to losing them around the house - use a bright patterned tie and your glasses will never be lost. All you need is needle, thread, scissors, a button and a cheap old tie! It’s a quick and easy do-it-yourself craft that you’ll be telling your friends about.
Are you having trouble knitting in the round? Learn how to make a smooth color change in circular knitting - known to the experts as a jogless color change. Use a knitting marker and learn to knit your first color change row into the previous color to disguise the knitting spiral. Tie up loose ends sooner than later and thread them to duplicate the back of a stitch for a smooth seam. Here’s to a seamless change!
You’re probably familiar with American Sign Language, but did you know that ASL isn’t the only type of sign language? In this overview of different types of sign language, you'll learn that in the United States alone there are two other main kinds, called PSE and SEE. Learn the basics of sign language systems and discover why, despite the similarities between the English we speak in America and English spoken in Britain, ASL is actually closest to French Sign Language!
Looking for an exercise that’ll help you strengthen your core and lose weight? This Pilates workout for beginners teaches you how to practice ribcage breathing, curling sit ups, and head and shoulder raises. Inhale and exhale in a steady rhythm to get the ultimate workout. Get into a routine and watch your body change!
Why just count numbers on your fingers when you can say numbers with your fingers? Test your knowledge of American Sign Language numbers and fingerspelling with this eight-question quiz from Ryan of Sign Language 101, and improve your linguistic and communication skills. The quiz is a great follow-up to Ryan’s previous lesson, "Numbers in Sign Language."
Are you interested in playing guitar? Check out this lesson for advice on posture and picking techniques. First, you’ll learn the details of folk posture and classical posture--both have their own advantages. Next, find out how to properly hold a pick. Before you know it, you’ll be picking comfortably all the time.
Learning Spanish can be easy and fun! The Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids Spanish 101 series uses colorful videos, graphics, and simple quizzes to let kids teach you Spanish words and phrases, making learning a new language easy and fun for all ages. This fifth in a series of six lessons reviews “mira”, and then with the help of one big dog and one little dog, teaches “grande” (big) and “pequeña” (little).
Learning how to pick guitar chords resembles raking leaves: light and slow. Follow along with Your Guitar Sage and discover how to produce an open, whole sound with these basic chord techniques. This lesson covers where to place your fingers, how to arpeggiate in order to hear muted notes, and how to adjust your fingers to obtain a full chord sound.
Need a filling but darling dish for an afternoon tea party? Honeysuckle Catering has got you covered- well, covered with puff pastry! This lesson shows you how to make miniature chicken pot pies. Prepare your chicken by seasoning, roasting, and dicing. Make the filling with onions, flour, stock, bullion, chicken, peas, carrots, and thyme. Add your pastry top and let it bake, and you've got a tiny version of a classic dish. Why not check out the Mini Strawberry Cupcake recipe for dessert?
The ukulele is a unique instrument that is enjoying renewed popularity worldwide. With its smooth-sounding voice and manageable size, it’s no wonder that the uke is so beloved. In this tutorial by Play Ukulele by Ear, the first in a series, learn about the different names and sizes for ukuleles, as well as where the ukulele originated (hint: it’s not Hawaii).
Add some cheer and some cheers-ing to your garden party by serving champagne cocktails! Learn how to concoct this classy cocktail by combining sugar, bitters, and champagne. This video also teaches you how to peel a lemon in order to create a lemon twist that can be used to garnish this (or any) cocktail. Champagne cocktails are a great alternative to a mimosa at a tea party or special shower!