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And if you are interested in more, you should follow our Facebook page where we share more about creative, non-boring ways to teach English. These simple writing assignments might be just enough to challenge your beginning level students and at the same time prevent them from becoming overwhelmed.
Just about any topic you are teaching in class can be the subject of a paragraph. You can break up your students into paired writing teams or keep them in a more freelance writing position, whichever you choose.
Once all key aspects of the activity has been delivered, with a short question and answer session on what is expected, let them loose. Standard postcards have five simple parts. Report writing is an essential part of life, academia and business, so you can build on the structure they may already be familiar with.
Shortening The Texts Give your students a bulky text overloaded with long expressions and ask them to shorten the text and remove everything that seems odd, thus making the text clear and concise.
Report writing is more about the research and structure that go into it. How-To Instructions Writing During this ESL writing exercise, you should ask your students to describe how something works in the form of a step-by-step procedure.