Classrooms and writing assignments are all the same, right? But your ESL student can't seem to understand the writing assignment. You try to explain, but the student consistently turns in work that misses the mark.
So what's going on?
It might be a case of cultural misunderstanding. Check out my latest article on LinkedIn to find out why you and the student might be having trouble.
Resources (required reading):
“Recognizing and Addressing Cultural Variations in the Classroom” Carnegie Melon University https://www.cmu.edu/teaching/resources/PublicationsArchives/InternalReports/culturalvariations.pdf
“Cultural Differences in Academic Writing Conventions” Lake Forest College https://www.lakeforest.edu/live/files/2112-considering-cultural-differences-in-academic