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Download.php?lesson=27569&file=lektion_se_27569_Speed dating. Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom. If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help? If you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. If you would like to suggest another topic, please send it and a set of questions to begin the topic. Copyright © 1997-2010 by The Internet TESL Journal Pages from this site should not be put online elsewhere.Permission is not required to link directly to any page on our site as long as you do not trap the page inside a frame.

Once we upload a page, the page remains online and the URL will not be changed. English conversation phrases and expressions for speaking practice. Practice Speaking English with ESL Robots. ESL Discussions: English Conversation Questions: Speaking Lesson Activities. 101 Conversation Starters. (Also see How to Start a Conversation) Ice Breakers Where did you grow up? Do you have any pets?

Do you have any siblings? Do you know what your your name means? What type of phone do you have? Childhood Questions What was your favorite children's book? School/Work Topics Where did (do) you go to school? Relationship Questions What is the first think you notice about a guy or girl? Sports Conversation Starters Who is your favorite athlete? Vacation Questions Where was the last place you went on vacation? Food/Drink Topics What is your favorite drink? Entertainment Topics Who is your favorite actor? Personal Questions Who do you look up to? Misc. Do you sleep with a stuffed animal? Speech Peer Evaluation Form. Speed Chatting – pratigt, roligt och lärorikt. | Hanna Fjeld.

Nu tänker jag bjuda på ett lektionsupplägg som eleverna gillar och som brukar vara mycket lyckat. Det handlar om speed chatting. Ja, det låter nästan som speed dating och det är nästan vad det är. Jag möblerar salen så att det blir ett eller två långbord beroende på hur salen ser ut och hur många elever det är i klassen.

Eleverna sitter vid bordet och bildar par med den som sitter mittemot. Uppgiften är att samtala med sin partner om ett givet ämne i en minut, sedan flyttar eleverna på ena sidan bordet sig ett steg åt vänster och därmed får alla en ny samtalspartner. Jag brukar introducera den här samtalsövningen i år 7, då får eleverna titta på bilder som jag satt ihop i ett bildspel och diskutera det de ser och associerar till. Övningen går att variera på flera olika sätt: prata om ord, påståenden, korta filmklipp, låta eleverna sitta i grupper eller att prata under längre tid.

/Hanna. 705 FREE Speaking Worksheets. Learning to speak a new language is definitely a challenge. It’s very difficult for your students to do if they don’t practice on a regular basis. Luckily, you need to look no further because BusyTeacher.org has the tools to help your students practice their speaking - and want to do it, too! Let’s face it, students aren’t always jumping for joy at the opportunity to speak a language they aren’t 100 percent comfortable with.

Students can be hesitant to speak for a wide variety of reasons - fear of mistakes, peer pressure, or lack of self-confidence are some of the main factors. BusyTeacher.org has 936 speaking worksheets to help you plan effective speaking lessons, which will get your students to break through their shyness and start talking! These worksheets are great to use for your lessons because they come in many different styles and formats. You can preview the worksheets you want to use before you download them. Conversation Topic Generator. 50 random questions - Random Discussion.

At my house on the far side of shelton. at the risk of sounding conceited, i am learning to love myself. but so far nobody else has deemed it a worthy thing to enter my life and brighten it. no, but i remember as a child reading about a dog who ate a pack of crayons and crapped bundles of multicolored turds all over the lawn of its owner. there is an old weathered sun-faded red leather couch which has faded to the same kind of pink as an old sick cow. i honestly can't remember, it has been so long. no, just fuzzy slippers. yes, but not by much. last week to go to olympia and shop for fancier food. other than that, last year at this time to go to ocean shores to watch a sunset on the beach. the last time i've set food in a theatre was in 2001, to watch the movie "AI-Artificial Intelligence. " only when the air conditioning is on the fritz. seltzer water with sugar-free black-cherry syrup. bathrobe, surgical scrub bottoms, fuzzy slippers. same place. i haven't bought clothing since 2004. sniff.

Describing photos (comparing, contrasting and speculating) You are going to practise language for; Describing photosComparing and contrasting photos (discussing similarities and differences)Speculating on what might be happeningReacting to photos (giving opinions) Discuss Look at the presentation. Follow the instructions and talk about some of the photos Write The language used here for comparing and contrasting / speculating is also useful for writing discussion / argument essays.

Plan: Introduction - describe the situation / topic to be discussedCompare / contrast ideas (for and against / advantages and disadvantages)Speculate on solutions to problems raised by the questionConclusion - give an opinion Which pairs or groups of photos in the presentation could be used to demonstrate ideas for argument writing topics about education, technology, food, family, work, leisure, health, advertising etc? More Practice on May / Might / Could / Must / Can't. Conversation (with cards) Basic Conversation Qs (beg / preint) These worksheets can be used as a speaking activity. Students work in pairs and take turns in asking the questions. It's good if you as a teacher to circulate and monitor their work.

At the end, highlight any mistakes that you heard. The two blank cicrcles should be filled in with students' own questions to ask each other. Not available in mobile version. The Art Of Teaching Grammar: Practical, Detailed And Illuminating Guide. Discussion-game.pdf. Convo-cards.pdf. Reading Activity: Sight Word Fortune Tellers | True Aim. Speaking. 12 Simple Tips for Improving Your Spoken English Without a Speaking Partner | English Passio. So, you’re all by yourself. Forever alone. Okay, maybe you’re not forever alone, but right now you need to practice English alone. How can you practice speaking English without anybody else to help you? Writing, reading, listening—these skills can all be practiced alone. Easy. Well, you can already write beautiful sentences. But when you open your mouth to speak, nothing comes out! All the books, websites and apps in the world can’t help you learn how to speak English fluently.

To improve your spoken English, the best thing to do is to talk with a native speaker. Sometimes we don’t have that option though! Don’t worry. We’re going to explain how. 1. Sometimes the difficult thing about talking in a new language isn’t the language itself, but how you think about it. If you think in your native language and then try to speak English, you’ll always have to translate between languages. The solution is to think in English. You can do this anywhere, anytime. 2. 3. Talk for the full 2 or 3 minutes. 4. Watch. Learn. Speak. A truly unique way to learn English.

How in questions -ENGAMES. The word “HOW” is one of the most productive words in English. It helps us create meaningful questions and sentences. The word “HOW” combines with many other words to create these questions. In this post I try to introduce the basic phrases “How much”, “How many”, “How often”, “How well”, “How long”, “How far” and “How old”. How in questions – mindmap Here the students can practise the basic usage of the word HOW in questions. The way you can create questions with how. In the first game your task is to complete the questions with the correct word. Teacher Invaders In the second game you should choose the correct answer and shoot only the BAD ducks. Shooting game I hope that by now you know all the basic usages of the word HOW. Speaking exams. Describe a photo or picture. ESL Discussions: English Conversation Questions / Debates: Speaking Lesson Activities.

Practice Speaking English with ESL Robots. English conversation phrases and expressions for speaking practice. Speaking. How do you pronounce the word prince? Talk about yourself. Examiner: Hi. What’s your name? Kelvin: My name is Kelvin. Examiner: Kelvin, OK. So, Kelvin, I’m going to ask you a few questions. Kelvin: I think I like economics most because I can study different kinds of demand and supply theory and I can use it in my daily life to observe the market. Examiner: OK. Kelvin: Actually, I don’t like physics too much because I need to calculate many difficult questions and all those mathematics words. Examiner: I see. Kelvin: Yeah, sure. Examiner: OK, and what would you like to study there? Kelvin: I think I would like to study something about business. Examiner: OK, that’s great. Melissa: My name is Melissa. Examiner: Melissa? Melissa: Yeah. Examiner: Hi, Melissa. Melissa: I’ve got no sisters and brothers.

Examiner: And your dog? Melissa: Yeah! Examiner: Great. Melissa: I like mathematics the most because I think it’s satisfying to calculate the solution. Examiner: OK. Melissa: And English, I think, because it’s fun to learn a language. Examiner: Great, OK. Speaking.