Tag Archives: second language writing

Exploring Campus Through Writing: A Course Project

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Many institutions of higher education offer various types of resources to facilitate English language learners’ success at the university. However, the lack of awareness of these resources, among both faculty and the students, may significantly undermine their value. I believe … Continue reading

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Two SLW Networking Sessions at TESOL 2018

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

In last month’s blog, I described various social and professional opportunities that the Second Language Writing Interest Section (SLWIS) has prepared for the upcoming TESOL 2018 convention. Today, I’d like to share more details on two networking sessions that I … Continue reading

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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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