Writing a formal email

Although my 1º Bachillerato students are supposed to know what they have to do, here is one more example for them to improve their writing skills. Don’t forget to try the “Check your writing: gap fill – useful phrases“which you can find by scrolling down the page.


Achieving Coherence in Writing

The most difficult task my students usually have to face is that of writing. Well, actually, it would be speaking, if they even made the attempt to, but that’s a creepy, scary story better be left alone… Anyway, as I was saying, writing is something you have to learn, even native speakers of a language must learn the techniques to write effectively. And here’s where the following suggestion comes into play. The website Get it write offers a rather complete list of Transition Words and Phrases (conjunctions, adverbs, prepositional phrases, etc) to make ideas flow and relate to one another in a text. You can have a look at it, download the printable version and even subscribe to their newsletter so that you don’t have to bother to come round and check whether I have bothered to mention any worthy updates of their site.