The Guide to THRIVE as Highschoolers during the Pandemic

Surviving COVID-19 Series (#2)

College virtual tour/information session

Old, Building, Castle, Cambridge

Extra Curriculum

  • Online Tutoring
  • Start a podcast
  • Write a book
  • Start a YouTube Channel
Microphone, Audio, Recording, Podcast

Contests

Start of Improve on your Foreign Language

  • Spanish
    • Duolingo: A Game-like App That Rewards You with Badges for Practicing Your Spanish
    • Rosetta Stone: The Classic, Totally Immersive App for Language Learning
    • Busuu: A Community-Oriented App Best for Honing Your Speaking Skills
    • Brainscape: The Modern, Adaptive Flashcard App for Learning Spanish (Among Other Things)
    • Cat Academy Spanish: Because Cats Rule the Internet
    • https://www.brainscape.com/blog/2015/06/best-beginner-spanish-apps-for-learning-spanish/
  • French
    •  FluentU French: turns music videos, commercials, news, and inspiring talks into French learning experiences.
    • Tandem French: allows you to practice French with native speakers and to build meaningful, long-term language-learning partnerships.
    • Mango Languages French: four units with five lessons in each. Each lesson revolves around a written and spoken French conversation. Dissecting the grammar and vocabulary used in the dialogue through a flashcard-based approach.
    • Rosetta Stone: teaches French purely through French (there’s not a word in English inside the course) to simulate ideal learning environment
    • Memrise: teaches you French words through humor. learn tricky words by disguising them through clever jokes—an approach I’m sure you’ll find highly effective.
    • https://www.fluentu.com/blog/french/best-apps-for-learning-french/
  • Chinese
  • English
    • Duolingo: It feels just like a game – one where you unlock the levels and win virtual coins, but all the while you’re collecting new vocabulary and grammatical structures. 
    • Quiz your English: The best for exam prep
    • The British Council: The best for grammar
    • Beelingu: The best for reading
    • HelloTalk: The best for speaking
    • https://oxfordhousebcn.com/en/8-of-the-best-apps-for-learning-english/
Girl, English, Dictionary, Study, School

Explore Interests and Habits

Paint, Arts, Artist, Painter, Brush

Take Online Courses

Online Internship/Job Opportunities

Computer, Laptop, Technology, Keyboard

Attributing to the Effort of Combating COVID-19

  • Use discretion and Make informative comments online
  • Discover nearby problems and seek solutions

Read More to Enrich Your Mind

Reading, Book, Girl, Woman, People
Check out other Surviving COVID-19 series:
- Some Lifesaving Advice for those who are have CHILDREN that need to be engaged and entertained.
https://mypathtowardsmindfulness.org/2020/07/08/some-lifesaving-advice-for-those-who-are-have-children-that-need-to-be-engaged-and-entertained/
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Sharon Huang

On a self-exploring journey. Cultivating interests and intelligence. Living the present moment. Envisioning and pursuing my dream. Practicing mindfulness.

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