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How to Improve ESL Writing Skills with Essay Experts

Students find it increasingly difficult to manage all the writing tasks nowadays. It is connected with the elevated requirements and the increase of the homework volumes. That is why it is not surprising that help online is requested more frequently.

There is nothing bad in requesting professional essay writing help, for example from EssayLib. However, you should be wise enough to understand how to use it correctly.

Many students get the paper done and just submit it without even having a look at it. However, there are better, wiser ways to handle the task that has been done for you. You can learn a lot and improve your ESL writing skills significantly.

Tips on How to Improve Your ESL Writing Skills with Essay Experts

So, you have decided to order your essay from an online company. It is a good choice if you don’t have enough time or skills to write it. Moreover, it is a good choice if you know how to use the ready paper for learning. Here are some tips that will definitely help you to do so.

  • After you have received the paper, make sure it complies with all the requirements. Even the best writers can make mistakes. So, check everything point by point. If you have doubts, ask the writer to verify the content and to explain to you the doubtful place.
  • After that, you can start with the actual work on your paper. Read the entire essay. Check if you understand everything. Again, if there is something doubtful, ask the writer to explain it to you.
  • Read the paper again. Check which special expressions the writer has used to compare, to express feelings, to describe things. Write down the most interesting of them and check on the web or in your books what they are and how they are built and used. Are they used in the same way in your language? Find out which expressions are used in your language. You might learn many unexpected and interesting things. Find several examples, write them down. Write a couple of sentences with the samples. Then, try to build your own examples.
  • Check all the interesting grammar constructions the writer has used in the paper. Find appropriate rules in your books or on the web. Learn the rules and write your own examples. Use the examples in sentences.
  • Write down all the words that the writer has applied to make the transitions between the paragraphs smooth. Check their translation. Learn them and try to use them in your own text. It might be short indeed but if you write it, you will remember such words better.
  • Finally, write your own text. Use as many new words and expressions that you have learned. Make sure you pay attention to the grammar rules. Do not use too long sentences. Concentrate on shorter constructions, they are easier and there will be not so many errors.
  • Proofread your text. Improve the sentences that are too long or unclear. If you doubt whether you have used some construction correctly, check again in your books. If you still have doubt, rephrase the sentence in a way you know.

Now, if you want to really improve your ESL writing skills, place an order for editing. Request a professional editor to edit your paper. After you get the edited version, check which changes have been made. Revise again the rules that you forgot to follow. If the editor changed the words, check their meaning in the dictionary.

Compare your version with the version of the editor, learn the differences. And again, if you don’t understand something, don’t hesitate to ask. Editors are people, it means that they also might make mistakes. If you believe that your version is better or at least has a right to exist, discuss it with the editor.

We understand that this is a huge piece of work. However, if you want to learn, to improve your skills, this is an amazing option to do so. Of course, you might prefer to perform the process to some extent only. Another option is if you want to improve some aspects of your writing, for example, grammar. In any case, you can just select the options that are useful for you.

As you can see, there is nothing bad about ordering your task online. You get plenty of advantages by doing so. You will have a perfectly done task and you will be able to get a lot of useful information if you do all correctly. Hence, don’t hesitate, place your essay order whenever you feel that the help is needed. And of course, don’t forget to use the ready paper to the maximum extent.

5 Most Challenging Problems I Faced Teaching English

Teaching English overseas is an incredible and rewarding experience, an experience that also comes with challenges along with the rewards.

Photo of English Students in Seoul, South Korea
Photo of English Students, Seoul South Korea © knittymarie

With the challenges foreigners may face when teaching English in a foreign country, the most important thing to remember is that you are not in your home country and things will work and run differently. Being able to roll with how things are done in your host country will make your working life a lot smoother, easier and allow you to enjoy the many rewards it brings. Remember – you are a guest in your host country and must learn to work with their system on running things, not the other way around.

Over the course of seven months, I taught at two English camps in Korea. Here are the 5 most challenging problems I faced teaching English abroad.

1. Discipline

Every culture has a different standard of discipline and consequences for bad behavior. One of the challenges I faced teaching at English camps in Korea was how light the consequences of bad behavior was and how little follow through with the consequences there was. I found that though I could not control what disciplinary actions were or were not taken outside my classroom, in my classroom I could. Making it clear to my students right from the start what the rules of the classroom were and what the consequences for bad behavior were AND consistently following through with punishment as well as rewards, made the students’ behavior in my classroom much better than it was outside of it.

2. Communication

The way that Koreans communicate and the way that Americans communicate is very different. As an American, it was very frustrating to be the last to know about something – change in schedule, course work, class time. I learned quickly that the best way to deal with the communication challenge was to accept it. I was not going to change the culture and so just rolling with the last minute changes, the confusion, made my teaching life much easier and allowed me to focus on my students and the rewarding feelings I had from teaching and spending time with them. It’s not the end of the world to have to rearrange your class planning or find out two minutes before that there has been a change in plans. Just accept that this is the way things work here and go on with your day.

3. Language

The students were not supposed to speak Korean in English class and there was supposed to be a Korean teacher in the classroom to help with any needed translations and with the kids. This was not the way it worked out in one of the camps I taught at. The Korean teachers were often called out of class for meetings with the director and meetings with each other. This led my students to speak a lot of Korean in class which meant I didn’t know what they were talking about, which meant it was, at times, difficult to keep the students in line that needed close watching.

It was challenging with 14 students in my class to teach, keep them engaged and to stay on top of those students who liked to speak Korean to each other during class. I found the best way to cut down on this was to be very clear, right from the start, that any student caught speaking Korean to another student would be moved to the other side of the classroom. If any student didn’t understand what I was teaching and needed someone to clarify in Korean, they were to let me know and I would ask a student I trusted and knew to understand to explain it.

4. Teaching Styles

Teaching children of another culture created some challenges for me. As much research as I did beforehand on the way Korean students are taught and the psyche of Korean students, being in front of a class and being mindful of what they are used to was difficult. For example, students in Korea are taught to be very good memorizers. They pick up vocabulary very quickly in classroom games, activities and practice. But when it comes to truly knowing and holding on to what they’ve memorized, it’s a different story. They ended up testing poorly on what they seemed to know so well in class. I learned it was important to create several kinds of classroom activities for the same vocabulary to ensure that the new words were really sinking in. Like most kids, Korean students love playing classroom games and finding fun and practical application games for vocabulary, grammar and verb tenses really made a difference in their retention.

5. Teaching Tools

In my situation teaching at the English camps, besides the textbook, teaching tools were not readily available. This made it challenging to make learning fun for the kids. I had to become very creative in making up games, teaching aids and classroom activities. I found a lot of resources from this site’s database of English Games and also had the kids help create and make games like crosswords, memory and word searches.

Community support is a great way to face challenges while teaching English overseas! We would love to hear any about challenges you’ve faced teaching English in another country. How did you face these challenges and how did you respond to them?