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Writing for Advanced Level English Learners

English advanced level writing help designed to help improve upper level English writing skills including essay and letter writing.

Text Organization
This guide to text organization for English learners provides in detail information on how to effectively organize your texts to help get your point across to your audience.

He Said She Said
It's common to use 'he said she said' in reported speech, but it can become boring after time. This resource focuses on providing vocal verbs and adverbs to improve writing skills and substitute 'he said she said'.

Business Writing Resources
Business English writing resources for English learners include standard business letter formating and examples, common business documents and essential job application cover letter and resume examples.

Focus on Adjectives Ending in -ic and -ical
Focus on Adjectives Ending in -ic and -ical for ESL Classes and Learners. This overview provides example sentences and a clear explanation of the differences between these two forms.

Sentence Connectors - Showing Opposition
Ideas can be expressed in a number of ways using sentence connectors, the following charts show a number of different possibilities to connect sentences to improve your writing skills - for ESL EFL Advanced level English learners and classes.

Sentence Connectors - Showing Contrast
Ideas can be expressed in a number of ways using sentence connectors, the following charts show a number of different possibilities to connect sentences to improve your writing skills - for ESL EFL Advanced level English learners and classes.<

Sentence Connectors - Showing Condition
Ideas can be expressed in a number of ways using sentence connectors, the following charts show a number of different possibilities to connect sentences to improve your writing skills - for ESL EFL Advanced level English learners and classes.

Sentence Connectors and Sentences - Showing Comparison
Ideas can be expressed in a number of ways using sentence connectors, the following charts show a number of different possibilities to connect sentences to improve your writing skills - for ESL EFL Advanced level English learners and classes.

Sentence Connectors and Sentences - Showing Cause / Effect
Ideas can be expressed in a number of ways using sentence connectors, the following charts show a number of different possibilities to connect sentences to improve your writing skills - for ESL EFL Advanced level English learners and classes.

Sentence Connectors - Showing Addition
Ideas can be expressed in a number of ways using sentence connectors, the following charts show a number of different possibilities to connect sentences to improve your writing skills - for ESL EFL Advanced level English learners and classes

Learn English on Twitter
Introduction to a new English writing practice service using Twitter provided by Kenneth Beare.

Dictionary Review - Babylon - translation @ a click
Review of Babylon Translation @ a Click Dictionary by the guide to English as a 2nd Language at about.com. This review focuses on the strength of Babylon for ESL learners.

Inversion
Guide to inversion and the various forms used for inverted sentences such as the negatives never, scarcely, only after, little, etc.

Adding Emphasis in English
This article provides an explanation of a number of forms used to emphasize statements when expressing opinions, disagreeing, making strong suggestions, expressing annoyance, etc.

Adjusting a Claim
Example business letter for a claim adjustment letter.

Basic Business Letters
A guide to the basics of writing business letters including common salutations, requests and an example letter. By your About.com ESL guide.

Basic Essay Writing Style - Young Learner's Writing
First in a series of four lessons is designed to help students become familiar with writing an essay in English. The first lesson is designed to give students an overview of basic essay writing style. The final three lessons focus on developing skills that are used when analyzing texts as the basis of their essays.

Business English Reference
Top business English books for English as special purposes learners and teachers. These books can help you improve your English for specific business situations.

Comparing Ideas
These sentence connectors are used to make comparisons between ideas in an elegant manner. The use of these connectors will add sophistication to your writing style.

Creative Writing - Modifying Words and Phrases
There are a number of words and phrases that can help express your opinion. These words and phrases are common in creative writing, writing reports, and other types of writing intended to persuade.

Developing a Character Analysis - Young Learner's Writing
Once students have decided what they need to write about, they often have a hard time actually developing the material to include in the essay. For this reason, this interview format exercise develops ideas about various characters which can later be used to help them write an essay.

Discourse Markers - Linking Your Ideas in English
Some words and phrases help to develop ideas and relate them to one another. These kinds of words and phrases are often called discourse markers. Note that most of these discourse markers are formal and used when speaking in a formal context or when presenting complicated information in writing.

Getting Ideas Organized - Young Learner's Writing
This final lesson in this series helps students put their observations into written form by asking them to fill out a questionnaire. Students can then take these replies and incorporate them into their final essay.

How to Translate a Text Quickly in to English
Use the power of the Internet to translate either text OR an entire Internet page quickly from English into your native language, or vice versa.

How to Write a Business Email
Examples and discussion of how to write a business email and other important company documents.

How to Write a Business Memo
Examples and discussion of how to write a business memo and other important company documents.

How to Write a Business Report
Examples and discussion of how to write a business report and other important company documents.

How to Write a Resume
Writing a Resume - curriculum vitae or CV - in English can be quite different than in your native tongue. This "how to" helps you develop a standard English resume.

How to Write an Essay
A simple essay follows the same basic structure for most essay writing.

Idioms and Expressions - All
Idioms and expressions using 'all' including a definition and example sentences for English learners and ESL classes.

Making a Claim
Example business letter for a claim letter.

Providing Additional Information
Once you have mastered the basics of correct usage in written English, you will want to express yourself in increasingly complex ways. These sentence connectors help you provide additional information.

Providing Space for Opposition
The use of these sentence connectors will add sophistication to your writing style when trying to show opposing points of view.

Setting Conditions - Connecting Sentences
Sentence connectors are used to express relationships between ideas and to combine sentences. The use of these connectors will add sophistication to your writing style. These sentence connectors provide the menas to show conditions.

Showing Cause and Effect
These sentence connectors help you express relationships between ideas that show cause and effect.

Using Themes to Relate to a Story - Young Learner's Writing
Students now have a better understanding of the various characters in the short story or book. Students can now deepen their understanding of the work at hand by analyzing the most important themes of the book and how the character would relate to those themes based on their previous work.

Writing a Cover Letter
The cover letter should always be included when sending your resume or CV for a possible job interview. This letter of application serves the purpose or introducing you and asking for an interview. Here is an outline to writing a successful cover letter.

Types of Business Letters
English learners who are interested in English for business purposes will find these business letters in English examples helpful in daily correspondence.

How to Write a Hamburger Essay
The hamburger essay refers to the how standard essays are similar in form to hamburgers. They are wrapped in the bun - introduction and conclusion - but all of the good content (meat) is in the middle. Use this comparison to help you write outstanding essays.

Writing Similar Sentences
There are a number of ways to express the same idea in English by using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, prepositions and conjunctive adverbs. For example, because and since can be expressed as "As a result of,". Learn how to express your ideas in a variety of ways.

Compound Complex Sentence Worksheet
Writing compound complex sentences involves using one or more dependent and one or more independent clauses in one sentence. Use this worksheet to learn the how to combine sentences into this more advanced form of writing English sentences. Practice your knowledge with the follow up compound complex sentence worksheet.

3 Tips to Improve Writing in English
Improve your English writing style by following these three tips. Each tip will improve your writing style and how sentences and paragraphs relate to each other.

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