When we talk about synecdoche, we talk about a figure of speech in which one only uses a part of an expression but mean the whole expression.  It is a shortening which is understood because it is [...]

Dating in College

Dating in college promises to be exciting, but also nerve-wracking, experience, and for our TALK international students, this is no exception. When it comes to dating, there are many different [...]


Assonance is the use of words that have the same or very similar vowel sounds near one another in a single phrase or sentences. assonance noun the resemblance of sound in words or syllables the [...]


A pun refers to the usually humorous use of a word in a way that suggests two or more of its meanings or the meaning of another word similar in sound. For some, a pun is the lowest form of humor, [...]

10 Saving Money Tips

Financial struggles are something that our TALK International students, like all students when they first go to college, often face when studying and living abroad. You may just be living within [...]

Ways to Enjoy Winter

Winter in the USA is a fun time for all. Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa and other holidays are a big part of the winter season’s festivities but there are many other ways that this season can be [...]