Beginning Writing - Short Writing Assignments

Beginning Writing: Short Writing Assignments - Application Forms

These short writing topics are designed for lower level classes and give students an opportunity to write about a number of basic subjects including: studies, hobbies, travel, likes and dislikes, application forms, brief job descriptions, recipes, etc.

English Studies

You want to go to a language school to study English. Fill in the application form.

We want to find the right family to stay with, and would also like to know about your interests and hobbies so that we can organize social activities.

LEIGH LANGUAGE SCHOOL - APPLICATION FORM

Surname
Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms
First Name (s)
Occupation
Address
Post code
Date of birth
Age
Nationality

Write about you and your family/home/hobbies/interests (about 50 words).

Home Stay Program

You want to stay with a family in England. Fill in the application form. We want to find the right family to stay with, and would also like to know about your interests and hobbies so that we can organise social activities.

FAMILY EXCHANGE ENGLAND - APPLICATION FORM

Surname
Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms
First Name (s)
Occupation
Address
Post code
Date of birth
Age
Nationality

Write about you and your family/home/hobbies/interests (about 50 words).

Summer Work

You want to work in Canada for the summer. Fill in the application form. We want to find the right job for you, and would also like to know about your work or school experience and capabilities.

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT ENGLAND - APPLICATION FORM

Surname
Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms
First Name (s)
Occupation
Address
Post code
Date of birth
Age
Nationality

Write about you and your work (school) experience (about 50 words).

Exchange Program

You want to have a family stay with you in your home. Fill in the application form. We want to find the right family to stay with you, and would also like to know about your interests and hobbies so that we can organize social activities.

ITALY FAMILY EXCHANGE - APPLICATION FORM

Surname
Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms
First Name (s)
Occupation
Address
Post code
Date of birth
Age
Nationality

Write about you and your family (interests/hobbies etc.) and your area in the country you live in (about 50 words).

International Pen Pal

You want to find a pen pal. Fill in the application form. We want to find the right pen pal for you - someone who shares the same interests and hobbies.

INTERNATIONAL PEN PAL - APPLICATION FORM

Surname
Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms
First Name (s)
Occupation
Address
Post code
Date of birth
Age
Nationality

Write about you and your family. Include what interests you have and what you would like to exchange information about (about 50 words).

Short Beginning Writing Assignments 2, Short Beginning Writing Assignments 3

Beginning Writing: Part II - Short Writing Assignments

These short writing topics are designed for lower level classes and give students an opportunity to write about a number of basic subjects including: studies, hobbies, travel, likes and dislikes, application forms, brief job descriptions, recipes, etc.

A Postcard

This is the last part of a letter from a friend. Read it and respond.

Anyway, have a good time at the seaside, and please send me a postcard about where you're staying, the weather, the food, etc. By the way, who are you going with? See you in September,

Love, Janet

Now you are on holiday at the seaside. Write the postcard (about 50 words).

A Letter to a Friend

This is the last part of a letter from a friend. Read it and respond to the question.

.So, the weather has been great and we are having a fun time here in Switzerland. Please send me a postcard about where you're staying, the people, the food, what you are doing etc. See you soon

Love, Peter

Now you are on holiday in the mountains. Write a short postcard (about 50 words).

A Great City

This is part of a description about New York. Read it and respond to the question.

New York is an interesting city with many things to discover. There are 7 million people who live in New York. The winters are very cold and the summers are very hot. You can find any type of food you may want; Italian food, Greek food, French food, Mexican food, and, of course, American food. There are many theaters in New York.

Now write a short description of a city of your choice. (about 50 words).

Likes and Dislikes

This is part of a description of a person's likes and dislikes. Read it and respond to the question.

I enjoy reading the classics; Shakespeare, Goethe, Dante and so on, and I enjoy listening to jazz. I don't like going to the disco or rock concerts. I like playing football, tennis and volleyball and I try to play tennis at least once a week

Now write a short description about your likes and dislikes. (about 50 words)

Americans

Here is a part of a description of American people. Read it and respond to the question.

Americans like eating American food (hamburgers, Coca-Cola) and going to fast food restaurants. They also like playing many different types of sports; football, tennis, basketball and baseball etc. Americans usually work very hard and only have two weeks of holiday a year.

Now write a short description of the people in your country (about 50 words)

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Beginning Writing: Part II - Short Writing Assignments (continued)

These short writing topics are designed for lower level classes and give students an opportunity to write about a number of basic subjects including: studies, hobbies, travel, likes and dislikes, application forms, brief job descriptions, recipes, etc.

My Friend Tom

Here is part of a description of a friend. Read it and respond to the question.

Tom likes listening to classical music, but doesn't like jazz. He also enjoys traveling abroad. He speaks three languages; English, French and Spanish and often visits France in the summer. He is married and has two children

Now you write a short description of a friend (about 50 words).

My Home

Here is part of a description of a person's home. Read it and respond to the question.

There are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and a big living room. In my kitchen, there is a big table with four chairs. On the table, there are usually some flowers.

Now write a short description of your home (about 50 words).

My Hobby

Here is part of a description of a person's hobby. Read it and respond to the question.

I like traveling because I learn about other cultures. I like trying different kinds of food and drinking the local wine. I think it is important to learn a few words of the country's language. I also like visiting museums when I travel.

Now, write a short description of your hobby (about 50 words).

My Daughter

Here is part of a description of a person's child. Read it and respond to the question.

My daughter is 3 years old. She likes playing with her toys. Her favorite toy is her doll "Maria". She likes fish and turkey, but doesn't like vegetables.

Now, write a short description of your child or a child you know (about 50 words).

Scrambled Eggs

Here is part of a recipe. Read it and respond to the question.

Take three eggs and mix them in a bowl. Put some oil in a pan and put in some salt. Add the eggs to the pan and stir. After 10 minutes take the eggs out of the pan.

Now, write a short recipe (about 50 words).

Short Beginning Writing Assignments, Short Beginning Writing Assignments 2