ESL writing classes require a balance of long composition activities and short tasks that don’t need to be read or marked by the teacher. To that end, here are a few drills that can help students learn to improve sentence accuracy and style.
This assignment asks ESL students to combine several critical thinking skills into one task by answering a question: is it better to rent an apartment or buy?
Using logic puzzles and word games in the classroom is a good way to make learning English fun. If you need to fill a 20 minute gap with a high interest and useful speaking (or writing) experience, try one of these worksheets.
Do your students know how to think critically? Are they able to transition from descriptive writing to explanations? Can they suggest plausible causes and effects for social change? This ESL lesson exposes students to this kind of critical thinking and writing with built around chart analysis.