Tag Archives: second language writing

Attending TESOL 2018: Focus on Second Language Writing

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

The 2018 TESOL Convention in Chicago is only a few weeks away, and I am happy to see a lot of helpful suggestions on conference attendance offered by my fellow TESOL bloggers. A couple of years ago, I also wrote … Continue reading

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Get Motivated: Inspirational Quotes for Students

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

At the beginning of the last year, I shared motivational quotes about teaching. With the coming of this New Year, I would like to share some quotes that we teachers can share with our students to motivate and encourage them. … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Writer’s Block: Ideas from Writing Experts

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Writer’s block is a common writing problem. It can occur in any type of writing—academic, creative, professional. It can be experienced by both native and nonnative speakers of a language, and it can surely happen to novice and even experienced … Continue reading

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7 Projects to Help Students Write for Audiences Beyond the Classroom

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Most assignments we assign in a writing class are created for the sole reader—the teacher. However, there is no reason students should write only for their teacher. Sharing their ideas with a broader audience can increase student motivation, encourage them … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Stephen Horowitz

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! At the 2017 Annual TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Seattle in March, I met Stephen Horowitz in person. In the 31st ESP Project Leader Profile, we will all learn more about this former Wall … Continue reading

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