The Influence of Using Short Stories for Students' Translation Abilities?

Answer The short story structure, generally cleaner and faster-paced than a novel's, makes translating exciting. Short stories offer student translators samples of compact, descriptive, often plot-driven ... Read More »

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How to Teach Students to Write Short Stories?

The short story is an interesting art form. The best examples of the genre, for instance stories by Chekhov or Edgar Allen Poe, are memorable and tell a lot in relatively few words. Students may en... Read More »

How to Teach Story Elements Using Short Stories?

Learning the basic elements of story structure is an essential part of language arts education. Being able to break down the elements of a story helps students to build reading comprehension skills... Read More »

ESL Exercises to Improve Advanced Students' Writing Abilities?

Writing skills often appear to lag a little behind speaking, reading and listening abilities when students are learning English as a foreign language. This is sometimes especially noticeable in adv... Read More »

Caribbean Short Stories?

Traditionally, short stories were birthed out of the oral storytelling tradition. The Caribbean has a strong oral history, and short stories lend themselves to that history. Multicultural influence... Read More »