Category Archives: Writing Activities

Exciting Technology and Websites for ESL Learners!

At a recent WATESOL workshop, Becky Shiring, an Instructional Coach at Carlos Rosario International PCS, shared some new,  interesting and innovative websites to help engage students. The following sites use audio, visual, reading comprehension, and creative mediums to help students … Continue reading

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Surviving a Washington Winter: Advice from Our Students

By Cathy Sunshine When the polar vortex swept into DC in January, a number of my students were shocked and awed. Several have recently arrived from warm countries and are experiencing a US winter for the first time. Suffice it … Continue reading

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Teaching Writing at LETC

Karen Feagin has been volunteering at LETC for the past three terms and holds a master’s degree in applied linguistics from Georgetown University. She’s interested in applying current research to the classroom and exploring questions from the classroom through research.

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Just the Facts, Ma’am: Using Personal Titles in English

Those who were thoroughly confused by last week’s post on greetings will be glad to know that this week’s topic, use of personal titles, is slightly less vexing — if only because there are fewer variations to choose from.

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