What you’ll learn: This exercise will help you understand and remember vocabulary words better for a number of reasons.
Here are a few: When your story is finished, you can share it with friends or on a blog. Think about what you would smell, feel or even taste.
Do you have a vocabulary list of English words you’re learning? Aim to include 10-20 words in your story, depending on how much time you have for this exercise.
Have some fun with it and try to get the finished story to make sense.
Here's something that may help: a list of 50 brief writing prompts.
The items on the list are not full-blown essay topics, just hints, snippets, cues, and clues to prod your memory, kick writer's block, and get you started. Then pick one prompt that brings to mind a particular image, experience, or idea.
Encourage readers to point out any mistakes you made. You can also use this random image generator or browse Pinterest for ideas.
Grab the closest magazine to you and choose a random picture. What you’ll learn: We use descriptions in our daily life all the time: “I’m tired.” “Her dress is so stylish.” “This mocha tastes amazing.” Descriptions like these are used often in conversational English!
We’ll say it straight out: Writing helps you learn English. This study showed that even short writing sessions can improve learning. Here are just a few ways: See how awesome writing is? These exercises challenge you to try new things and think creatively, while learning and improving your writing skills.
And the best part is, by improving your writing skills, you’re actually improving many different English skills. Now, write a story using as many of the words on the list as you can.