STORYBIRD…

Now all your exams are over, you may want to keep in touch with English and improve your writing skills. Here is an excellent page where you can use writing prompts to inspire you and tips to help you develop your story writing. If you just want to read what others have written, you’ve also found the right place.

Storybird is a creative global community of readers, writers, artists, and educators. Inspiration, stories, and chocolate are a few of our favourite things. CLICK ON IMAGE FOR MORE INFO:

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STORYBIRD SUMMER WRITING CLUB…

Summer Writing Club is like a virtual Storybird summer camp. It’s a place for you to share your stories, get feedback, and make some new friends. And….. it’s FREE!!!

SUMMER WRITING CLUB

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CAMBRIDGE WRITE AND IMPROVE

CAMBRIDGE WRITE AND IMPROVE

Cambridge English Write & Improve is a research project carried out by Cambridge English Language Assessment and iLexIR. As part of the research project you will be able to submit your writing and receive feedback on it. You can then use the feedback to improve your writing. WATCH THE VIDEO AND FIND OUT HOW…

NB. Once you have completed a written assignment, you will see that your speaking can also be assessed online. You just need to follow the instructions.CAMBRIDGE WRITE AND IMPROVE speaking

NI-2 / C1 WRITING PROMPT Number 25

BUCKET LIST:

bucket list

A “bucket list” is a list of things that you have not done before but want to do in your life (or before  kicking the bucket)!

What do you have on your bucket list?

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NI-2 / C1 WRITING PROMPT Number 24

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Our House

What are the earliest memories of the place you lived in as a child? Describe your house. What did it look like? How did it smell? Was it like the house in the famous song by Madness? Do you have fond memories of it?

LYRICS GAME – INSTRUCTIONS: CLICK ON THE TIMER, LISTEN TO THE YOU TUBE VIDEO AND TYPE (IN THE PINK SPACE AND IN ANY ORDER) THE WORDS YOU HEAR.

HERE’S ANOTHER, MUCH EASIER, LYRICS GAP FILL FOR THE SAME SONG: CLICK HERE

NI-2 / C1 WRITING PROMPT Number 23

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Ripped from the headlines

Go to your favourite online news source. Pick an article
with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story
based on the article.

NI-2 / C-1 WRITING PROMPT Number 22

famous-first-lines

“Call Me Ishmael.”

They say you should never judge a book by its cover, but they didn’t say anything about opening lines!

Samuel Beckett’s Murphy: “The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.”

Albert Camus’ The Stranger: “My mother died today, or perhaps it was yesterday.”

Ralph Elliso’s, Invisible Man: “I am an invisible man.”

Take the first sentence from your favourite book and make it the first sentence of your writing.

NI-2 / C-1 WRITING PROMPT Number 21

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Lucky Star

Today is your lucky day. You get three wishes, granted to you by Helendipity Blog! What are your three wishes and why?

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