Writing Class Week 7

by eslwriter on April 18, 2014

in Writing Class

This is the last class of week 7. Today let’s do this: a few writing projects that might be useful 1) in a classroom with beginner writers or 2) as sponge activities. Write: Short Sentences This is a quick writing warm up activity. Sentence one must appeal to the senses. Sentence two must use three […]

ESL Student Writing Tips

by eslwriter on April 15, 2014

in Uncategorized, Writing Class

This image nicely summarizes how ESL students can learn to be better English writers. There are 10 tips to learn English writing skills.  

Writing Class Week 7

by eslwriter on April 13, 2014

in Writing Class

This week the class will learn new English writing skills and review material. These activities will help the students learn the English tools they need for the mid term exam. The exam questions are below; print the exam questions from this doc. ESL Writing Activity #1 This is an activity which we did not have […]

Tiny Story

by eslwriter on April 7, 2014

in Cool Videos

A terrific short video that can be used to anchor a lesson plan for an ESL conversation or writing class.   Tiny Story from Sebas and Clim on Vimeo.

Writing Class Week 6

by eslwriter on April 6, 2014

in Writing Class

Here are some writing activities and lessons for week 6 of the semester. Writing Activity 1: Fix the Parallel Structure This is an activity which we did not finish last week. Can you edit these sentences to create a parallel structure? Mike likes to listen to rock music and reading mystery novels. While in France, […]

ESL Writing Class: Notes for the Quiz

by eslwriter on April 1, 2014

in Writing Class

So far the writing class has helped students learn how to write better sentences and interesting paragraphs.  We have been able to do that with a few different skills and techniques. the students learned a few basic English writing tools we practiced some editing exercises we used guided writing exercises to create a sense of […]

Writing Class Week 5

by eslwriter on March 30, 2014

in Writing Class

Back to school and another week of building writing skills. This week it’s a mix of different ideas, lessons and activities to improve word choice. Among the six writing traits we have so far looked at organisation, voice and sentence fluency (choppy sentences). This week let’s focus on choosing great words. Writing Activity 1: Fill in the […]