How can ESL teachers use AI to teach writing? Sounds strange because some of us, like me, tried the avoidance strategy. No AI in this writing class, I thought. I was delighted with the results but realized some accommodation is required. AI ain’t going away. Here are a few AI lesson ideas to help teachers use AI and not feel like it’s taking over.
Who said there’s no time for fun activities in the ESL writing class? I like to use spacer activities to give my ESL students a mental break and a creative challenge at the same time. Here are six images that I like to use as ESL writing prompts. Great fun and awesome sponge activities.
Reading in the writing classroom? Sure, why not. Experienced ESL writing teachers know there is a strong correlation between reading fluency and writing fluency. That’s why a book report (based on graded readers) is part of my class curriculum each semester.
English as a Second Language (ESL) writing lessons, similar to those of George Hillocks Jr., can help students to develop their writing skills in English.