EFL students as creative writers

  • Thi Anh Phuong Le
Keywords: creative writing, EFL high school students, warmer activities

Abstract

This article aims to share the author’s mini-action research in using some creative writing activities with Vietnamese high school students to examine how creative these EFL students could be in their writing of English and how useful creative writing can be to them. Three teaching activities were tried out as warmers with two groups of students in three different English sessions within two weeks. The outcome showed that these high school students were able to write creatively and their products could contribute to consolidating the benefits of creative activities in enhancing students’ mental and emotional development as advocated in various EFL contexts (Avramenko et al., 2018; Maloney, 2019; Manara, 2015; Pawliczak, 2015; Rippey, 2014; Şenel, 2018).

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2020-10-31
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