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Best Tips for Public Speaking for ESL Students

Best Tips for Public Speaking for ESL Students

Suzanne Bhagan
One of the main challenges that face ESL and EFL students is public speaking in a foreign language. This worksheet gives ESL and EFL students important tips for public speaking. It also provides c ...
5 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Writing an Email about Healthy Lifestyle

Writing an Email about Healthy Lifestyle

BusyTeacher Contributor
This worksheet has information adapted from http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. It requires students to fill up the parts of the food pyramid and extract information from the pictures to write a 50 wor ...
1 Intermediate
Anatomy of an Advertisement

Anatomy of an Advertisement

Romaenglish
This worksheet teaches students how to use descriptive and persuasive language to make a compelling advertisement. This was originally designed for Chinese University students and so the examples ...
6 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Be a Superhero!

Be a Superhero!

T. Miller
Need an engaging, exciting guided writing prompt? Try the "Be a Superhero" guided prompt. If you work with students with idea formulation, organization, paragraph parsing, or writing persistence ...
3 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
How to Write a Paragraph

How to Write a Paragraph

Benjamin Chapman
The "paragraph hamburger" is a writing organizer that visually outlines the key components of a paragraph. Topic sentence, detail sentences, and a closing sentence are the main elements of a good ...
4 Complete BeginnerElementary
Summer Is Here

Summer Is Here

Monica
With this activity I believe students will have the opportunity to work in groups and find as many words as they can to describe summer. Once they are done looking for all the words they will fac ...
5 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Colors

Colors

Shaghayegh
Here is a worksheet for a dictation about colors. It is useful for students who've just learnt how to write colors. There are some missing letters to complete the words. This worksheet can be done ...
6 Elementary
Dictation

Dictation

Shaghayegh
This is a power point for dictation practice in the format of game.  There are some missing letters to complete by students and an applause for the correct answer.  This can be good for ...
7 Elementary
Writing a Conclusion - Komodo Dragons

Writing a Conclusion - Komodo Dragons

Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
7 Elementary
Writing a Conclusion - Wolves

Writing a Conclusion - Wolves

Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
7 Elementary
Writing a Conclusion - Manatees

Writing a Conclusion - Manatees

Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
4 Elementary
Writing a Conclusion - Green Sea Turtles

Writing a Conclusion - Green Sea Turtles

Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
5 Elementary
Writing a Conclusion - Gibbons

Writing a Conclusion - Gibbons

Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
4 Elementary
Writing a Conclusion - Polar Bears

Writing a Conclusion - Polar Bears

Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
5 Elementary
The House

The House

Worksheet for primary school. This is a worksheet about the parts of the house. Item I: reading. Item II: complete the graphic organizer according to the reading. Item III: match the names with ...
4 Complete Beginner
Biography - Famous Author

Biography - Famous Author

This handy report form is good for practicing research activities. Students are asked to choose a famous author and fill in the report form. The are asked to answer a few questions and write a sho ...
7 Elementary
Writing a Non-Fiction Summary

Writing a Non-Fiction Summary

This worksheet is a step-by-step guide that explains the process of writing a non-fiction summary for ESL students. Students have expressed to me that teachers often assign tasks that require summ ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Rory's Story Cubes Vocabulary - Actions

Rory's Story Cubes Vocabulary - Actions

This might be a useful worksheet for story writing and speaking exercises with different past tenses. All you need is the blue set (Actions) from Rory's Story Cubes. Introduce the vocabulary, ...
5 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat)

The Chinese Year of the Rat is the first in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chines ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox)

The Chinese Year of the Ox is the second in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chines ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Tiger)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Tiger)

The Chinese Year of the Tiger is the third in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chin ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rabbit)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rabbit)

The Chinese Year of the Rabbit is the fourth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Ch ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon)

The Chinese Year of the Dragon is the fifth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chi ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Snake)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Snake)

The Chinese Year of the Snake is the sixth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chin ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Horse)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Horse)

The Chinese Year of the Horse is the seventh in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Ch ...
3 Elementary

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About Writing Worksheets

Welcome to our Writing Worksheets category, where you can find a variety of free ready-to-print lesson materials for teaching writing that you can use with your class. Very often textbooks do not provide enough writing practice activities leaving it up to the teacher to decide on this. At the same time, writing skills are one of the most underdeveloped skills in a lot of language school graduates. With our free lesson materials, your students can learn to write about virtually everything: we provide free creative writing prompts, handwriting practice worksheets with traceable letters, story pictures that would motivate students of any age, teacher worksheets with detailed instructions on teaching writing. Ask your learners to write a creative story as a homework assignment, or use any of our writing practice worksheets where students can write about anything - with the proper motivation!

At the moment we have the total of 660 writing worksheets as well as a number of other useful resources for teaching the skill of writing, such as printable handouts for all levels, letter tracing pages for evolving English writers, teaching tips about best ways to teach writing, etc.
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If you're new to teaching writing, we suggest you start from the following two articles that will explain the essentials of teaching this skill: 'How To Teach a Perfect Writing Lesson' and 'How To Effectively Teach English Writing Skills'. We believe these two resources should give you a good idea of what teaching this skill is all about, so that you could use our worksheets most effectively! 

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