ESL Fluency Activities

ESL Fluency Activities

Fluency, basically, is an ability to perform a language task faster. Helping ESL students improve language fluency is an important challenge for teachers. Of course most ESL students need to read, speak and write with better accuracy; they also need to perform these communication skills with alacrity. The job of the language teacher, then, is to help students progress to the point where mundane aspects of language production become automatic.

Below are three fluency building activities that can help students improve language processing speeds and, if continued over time, make progress toward the broader goal of automaticity.

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ESL Writing Class Week 14

It’s the end of the semester and time for the students to review what they have learned in the English writing class this semester.

Writing Exercise 1: Edit

Find the errors. Rewrite the paragraph. When is the last time you had a Coca-Cola. did you know that John Pemberton, a pharmacist in atlanta, Georgia inventd Coca-Cola as a medicine he named the syrup he invented for two of it’s ingredients the coca leaf and kola nuts Coca-cola soon become a popular soft drink. On 1891 Pemberton sold his invention to Asa Candler for $2,300. Candler open bottling plants around the U.S. In 1919, Candler sold the business for $25,000,000!

Writing Exercise 2: Email message lesson

Write an email to the Sheraton hotel. Ask three questions. Use standard email writing message format.

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