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ESL Writing Help

Do you want to improve your English writing skills?

I am here to help! My name is Tara and I am a writer and editor. I help create materials and lessons for EnglishClub.com and TEFL.net. In my spare time I love to play with my kids, read novels, and write stories.

The best way to improve your writing skills is to write. So, let's get started. Here's today's writing challenge:
Describe yourself in three sentences. (Use the comments section to write your introduction.)

Niagara Falls

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Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty.
                                                                                              ~Albert Einstein

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Writing challenge : The land of my birth

"Home sweet home!" This saying I find so true and if somebody uses it, on my mind is automatically my hometown, the city I can call without hesitation my heart issue.

I am proud of being Czech, I love my country and whenever I hear our anthem, it gives me nice inner feeling, which is for sure one of the proves of my patriotism. Sincerely, I dislike if people talk bad about my country and I am anytime and anywhere ready to fight for it and persuade them how wrong they are ( even though sometimes t

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Ms and Mr. EC 2014 - THE FINAL ROUND - LET´S VOTE !!!!

Hello all !!!!

The final round of the contest Ms and Mr. EC 2014 is here!!!!

Today I will post the works of our four fionalists and you all AFTER READING and LISTENING TO them, plz try to vote for the finalists - ONE GIRL and ONE BOY you consider their tasks best. Try to be fair please, it isn´t about the popularity and about whose friend will win..

!!!! These candidates who participated in this contest and didn´t get to the final round can vote now !!!

We will vote till Saturday June 14, 2014 11:59

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Ms and Mr. EC 2014 - THE FINAL ROUND - LET´S VOTE !!!!

Hello all !!!!

The final round of the contest Ms and Mr. EC 2014 is here!!!!

Today I will post the works of our four fionalists and you all AFTER READING and LISTENING TO them, plz try to vote for the finalists - ONE GIRL and ONE BOY you consider their tasks best. Try to be fair please, it isn´t about the popularity and about whose friend will win..

!!!! These candidates who participated in this contest and didn´t get to the final round can vote now !!!

We will vote till Saturday June 14, 2014 11:59

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Ms and Mr. EC 2014 - THE FINAL ROUND - LET´S VOTE !!!!

Hello all !!!!

The final round of the contest Ms and Mr. EC 2014 is here!!!!

Today I will post the works of our four fionalists and you all AFTER READING and LISTENING TO them, plz try to vote for the finalists - ONE GIRL and ONE BOY you consider their tasks best. Try to be fair please, it isn´t about the popularity and about whose friend will win..

!!!! These candidates who participated in this contest and didn´t get to the final round can vote now !!!

We will vote till Saturday June 14, 2014 11:59

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Ms and Mr. EC 2014 - THE FINAL ROUND - LET´S VOTE !!!!

Hello all !!!!

The final round of the contest Ms and Mr. EC 2014 is here!!!!

Today I will post the works of our four fionalists and you all AFTER READING and LISTENING TO them, plz try to vote for the finalists - ONE GIRL and ONE BOY you consider their tasks best. Try to be fair please, it isn´t about the popularity and about whose friend will win..

!!!! These candidates who participated in this contest and didn´t get to the final round can vote now !!!

We will vote till Saturday June 14, 2014 11:59

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The mountains - My love

People usually ask: Which do you prefer? The sea or the mountains? As for me – definitely the mountains. I am not a fan of „frying“ my body on the beach because to me it is boring. I prefer something more active, for example hiking. Since early childhood I spent my holidays in the mountains with my parents and I would say it influenced me a lot. I tend to the nature, I just love to escape from the rush of the city.

The mountains can give you a lot but sometimes they might be even unpredictable. T

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My ☆100☆ Blogs

At the beginning of this year, with the encouragement of EC friends, I started to write my own blogs to practise my English writing. Up till now, I have written 100 blogs. MyEC has witnessed dribs and drabs  of my progress on writing.

Before this, writing was a big problem for me, I was afraid of it and even hated it. Every time, I had to count the words of my English compositions in the exams [usually the word limit is around 120 to 150 words]. 

Now, I find out that writing is even harder than ev

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I do it because I can.  I can because I want to.  I want to because you said I couldn’t.”

by Nancy Arroyo Perez

Have you ever felt a huge power or a huge depression inside you but you didn't know why or how have you got it? Do you feel that you like some people more than other or disaffect from other? Do the positive or negative emotions, feelings and circumstances build the positive or negative personalities? Have you ever asked yourself if you are positive or negative person? Do you feel that t

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Art of Convince - Part II - The Constant!

Radha! Where are you? I will show you something. – I entered the home and shout her name in drawing room.

Why are you shouting my name so loudly? Why are you early from office today? – Rapid question in a minutes and Radha came outside from kitchen wiping his sweat from her head.

Muahhhh! – A big lip lock kissed to Radha for 5 minutes.

You just ate an apple, darling! – Radha questionably asked me

Yes! And how does it taste? – Another question pulled out for me.

Sweet! Wait? So you solved your fruit t

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Expector's Concern

Hi Eveyone,

 

One more question for you: Now that you know I'm not a native English speaker, do you still think Expector's English is good enough to help you learn or improve English?

 

I know some of the members here are not interested in reading anything by non-native English speakers. They're afraid of learning mistakes non-native speakers may make. It's quite reasonable for them to think so or do so. I even suggest reading all the blog posts or comments by native English speakers. I admit that I

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