Some English students have a hard time expressing complex ideas in short sentences. They don’t know how to summarize or synthesize information. This short lesson helps students overcome that barrier by teaching them how to construct a hypothesis with an easy to learn sentence pattern.
I had a good response from a list of websites for ESL students. You can see that list here.
So, I put together another list of 4 websites with lesson ideas that can help English students improve their writing, listening and reading skills.
I hope you find this list of 4 More Great ESL Sites useful and educational.
Practice English Writing
Writing a summary is hard because it requires two thinking skills.
The first is finding the main idea. The second is organizing information so that the main idea is explained with reasons and details while ignoring the unimportant parts.
This intermediate+ level lesson show ESL students how to write a summary using a four-step process called FACT.
Learn English Writing
Most ESL students learning to write an English passage have a hard time understanding the purpose of a thesis statement.
Here’s a simple approach: one thesis sentence pattern suitable for intermediate+ level students.