ESL Creative Writing Prompt: Six Random Things (2)

When you are want to improve you English writing skills it is important to consistently practice writing in English. This ESL creative writing prompt is to give you an idea of something you can write about in English today. 

Today you will write a creative story. You can write about whatever you want…. BUT…. somewhere in your story you need to have the following six items: diamonds, a monkey, airplane, mirror, hot-dogs and a flute. 

You can choose to write your story about anything or you can base your story around these six things. You choose. Have fun!  












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Money Idioms in English

Money is something that people never seem to have enough of. Below you will learn eight idioms about money in English. 

Look at the infographic below from Kaplan International, it has great illustrations to help you understand and remember some idioms commonly used to talk about money.  

To read more from the original post, you can visit Kaplan here


Are these idioms new to you? Is it common for people to go Dutch in your country? 

ESL Writing: Owls

In the picture above you see some owls in the snow. You will be doing several short writing activities about these owls. 

1. Describe the owls. What do they look like? What colors are they? Describe their bodies. 

2. Write a list about everything that you know about owls. 

-They have wings. 
-They sleep during the day. 

3. Write a list of questions you have about owls. 

Example Questions:
-How many years does the average owl live for?
-What do owls eat? 

4. Write a short story about what these owls do each day.

What does their daily life look like?
Where do they go?
What do they eat?
When/Where do they sleep? 

I hope you had fun thinking and writing about owls. As always, feel free to share your writing. 

(English Listening Course) Sample Lesson on Likes

This is a sample lesson from our Everyday English Listening Course (*the Complete Course option). If you enjoy this lesson and listening activities you can register to get the complete 30 day course now. The course has more than 4 hours of downloadable MP3’s to help you improve your English listening and speaking skills. 


Below you will find the links to listen (and download) Topic 1- Likes. Once you register you will receive access to one new English listening activity lesson every day for the next 30 days.  

Topic 1: Lesson

Regular Audio- Topic 1: 

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Slower Audio- Topic 1: 

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 Written Transcript of Topic 1

 Test your listening comprehension below. 

Topic 1: Likes

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