• Overcoming Writer’s Block

    Because writers have a various ways of writing, a variety of reasons can cause writers block. When y....

  • Strategies for Improving Sentence Clarity

    Go from old to new information Introduce your readers to the "big picture" first by giving them inf....

  • Freewriting

    Many writing instructors use a freewriting exercise at the beginning of each class. Its a way of get....

  • Writing for an American Academic Audience

    If you come to an American university from another country, you will find that your instructors’ wri....

  • What is Literary Writing?

    The term literary writing calls to mind works by writers such as Shakespeare, Milton, or Wordsworth;....

  • 英语写作需要什么

    要想用英语把文章写好,首先需要打下牢固的语言基础,即相当程度的语言造诣、良好的语言修养和敏锐的语言感知能力。写作者必须懂得写作的具体步骤,了解写作的性....

  • 英语中有哪些基本句式?

    英语句子看上去纷繁庞杂,但仔细观察不外乎五个基本句式。这五个基本句式可以演变出多种复杂的英语句子。换言之,绝大多数英语句子都是由这五个基本句式生成的。....

  • 语法与语感

    语法是语言规律的系统总结。语法的作用是举一反三,掌握了一条语法规则,我们就搞明白了一类语法现象。语法现象虽千变万化,但语法规律至多就是一本书。所以当我....

  • More Cheap Pre-writing Tricks

    When I work with students in conferences I spend most of my time helping them unearth and add detail....

  • Studying English Literature

    When we dip into the rich variety of novels, poems, and plays which constitute English Literature we....

  • 增强英语语句表现力的有效方法

    纵观多年来国家四、六级英语作文考试,考生作文成绩欠佳的主要原因除了准确性和连贯性差之外,语句软弱无力也是不容忽略的一个方面。因此在英语写作教学中,如何....

  • 向更高的英语水平迈进之写作篇

    好险那,与12级台风擦肩而过!(暗自窃笑,嘻嘻)“台风那个吹~~~~~~,大树那个摇~~~~~” 胖胖牛回想起去年9月透过窗子看着12级台风过境的样子,send shiver up ....

  • Narrowing Your Essay Topic

    The first step in writing an essay is finding something to write about. Whether you are working from....

  • 10 tips for better writing

    As a proofreader of business writing, I see many of the same errors made again and again. Errors in ....

  • An outdated grammar rule: the subjunctive

    How many times as a child was I puzzled when a singular pronoun suddenly turned plural. Why, I wonde....

  • 怎样写好英语段落(一)

    段落是文章的缩影。写好了段落,就能比较成功地写出较好的文章。经过中学英语基础阶段的学习之后,大学英语的写作重点就从选词造句转移到了联句成段和联段成篇上....

  • 怎样写好英语段落(二)

    段落发展的手段及结尾段的写法 在上一讲我们讲了主题句,推展句的写法;这一讲我们要进一步来谈一谈段落发展的几种手段以及结尾段的写法。 段落发展的几种手段....

  • Why Is Writing So Difficult?

    On the very first day of my very first class as a teacher, I asked my students a very NAIVE question....

  • Choosing a Dictionary

    Dictionaries range broadly in purpose, size, and price; and choosing one is a very personal decision....

  • Learn to Write:Writing is Important

    Since we have spent a lot of time in learning English, it is wise to ask ourselves: How have we spen....