• Creative Writing for ESL Learners
  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Poetry
  • Unit 2: Plays
  • Unit 3: Short Stories
  • Unit 4: Speeches
  • Appendices
  • Download
  • Translations
  • Unit 3: Short Stories

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    Warm-Up Questions

    Unit Objectives

    By the end of this unit, you will be able to ...

    • write creatively using literary devices.
    • discuss short stories using short story-specific terms and knowledge of the features of short stories.
    • write fictional or nonfictional short stories
    • write strategically using all major time frames.
    • analyze short stories for meaning using literary devices and grammar.
    • listen purposefully to short stories for main ideas and details. 
    • speak using all major time frames when reading and discussing events in short stories.
    U3 ReadingU3 Listening U3 Short Story ConceptsU3 Types of Short StoriesU3 Writing PracticeU3 GrammarU3 Speaking PracticeU3 More Writing PracticeU3 Extend Your LearningU3 Writing Assessment

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