Teach English: Writing Arguments


Teach English Writing: How to Write an Argument

Understanding the basic structure of an argument is essential for many kinds of writing tasks that require a degree of critical thinking. Developing that skill is the objective of this ESL writing lesson.

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Teach English Writing: Critical Thinking


English Writing Activities to Learn Critical Thinking

Helping students learn arguments through critical thinking is an important part of the ESL writing class. That’s what this exercise does. This lesson is an introduction to critical thinking. It gets students thinking about arguments, persuasion techniques, and missing information.

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Teach English Writing with New Verbs


English Writing Activities to Explore Words

Verbs are an important part of writing with style. They add variety and can be very descriptive. Sometimes, students rely on a small set of verbs. That can make student writing a little dull.

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