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Speaking aids. Probably you agree that these little things make a lot of difference and it is with good reason why people spend time, money and energy to get the right small objects to help them put themselves and their loved ones into the right mood.

Speaking aids

Why use speaking aids Post-it notes Walls Coloured paper Small objects To control turn-taking As metaphors Conclusion Why use speaking aids In contrast, we often expect that our students have the right mood to speak without having anything that would help them to be in the right mood to speak, or any prompt that would help the flow of ideas. These small prompts or small speaking aids get especially important when children get into the age when they want to speak about themselves more than e.g. about the little animals or fairies in a tale.

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Speaking strings. Speaking strings Submitted by admin on 15 May, 2008 - 13:49 This tip is for a game which is really useful for getting shy students to speak.

Speaking strings

100's of Visuals. Using Optical Illusions For Speaking Practice. An optical illusion (also called a visual illusion) is characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality.

Using Optical Illusions For Speaking Practice

The information gathered by the eye is processed in the brain to give a perception that does not tally with a physical measurement of the stimulus source. There are three main types: literal optical illusions that create images that are different from the objects that make them, physiological ones that are the effects on the eyes and brain of excessive stimulation of a specific type (brightness, color, size, position, tilt, movement), and cognitive illusions, the result of unconscious inferences. Source Wikipedia. These optical illusions for kids help them in increasing concentration power and sharpen their focus. Though these optical illusions are for kids, we are sure that adults will enjoy them, as well.

Advertisement Pink Dots If your eyes follow the movement of the rotating pink dot, the dots will remain only one color, pink. Bird in the bush Colors. Oral English Activities. Let me introduce myself worksheet. Online Speaking and Listening Exercises. Speak Up: 6 Fabulous Games to Get your Students Speaking. - Everyone deServes to Learn: 5 Speaking Activities for English Language Learners. 7 Great Go To Activities for Conversation Class. FCE Speaking Activity - ESL Kids Games : ESL Kids Games. This week’s post focuses on a great way to practice speaking with higher level teens and adults.

FCE Speaking Activity - ESL Kids Games : ESL Kids Games

It is especially good for practicing part 4 of the FCE speaking exam, but can also be used for any speaking practice with higher level students. Activity Time: 5 mins + Materials required: A copy of the printable. One card per student. GOING GRAPHIC: 4 SQUARES FOR BETTER SPEAKING. Silentium est aurum (“silence is golden”).Or is it?

GOING GRAPHIC: 4 SQUARES FOR BETTER SPEAKING

If we google “teaching speaking in English”, we’ll get over 66,300,000 search results with numerous tips, fabulous games or tricks how to get learners speaking – all pointing out the same frustrating tendency showing that many learners are either timid speakers reluctant to participate in any conversation, or that despite mastering the language, as attested by a great number of grammar and vocabulary exercises thoroughly done by the learners in class, their speaking still lacks fluency and coherence. The latter is sometimes ignored at lower levels. However, speaking is about both fluency and coherence. Coherence is about linking ideas together – just like in a paragraph or essay. This means organising what you say so that your answer is “a whole“. What You Can Do With a Magazine: 10 Creative ESL Speaking Activities.

ESL Checklist: 9 Items for Effective Free-speaking Activities. Guess Who Boardgame worksheet. Talk_about_yourself_-_practice_cards.pdf. Giving Opinions - ESL EFL Teaching Resources. Really?

Giving Opinions - ESL EFL Teaching Resources

ESL EFL Speaking Activity - Elementary - 35 Minutes In this enjoyable group activity, students play a guessing game where they give true or false opinions about famous people or things. After reviewing how to ask for and give opinions, the students are divided into groups of three or four. Each group is given a set of cards. Each card contains the name of a famous actor, actress, singer, TV show, film, website, etc. Really.PDF Exclusive Controversial Statements. ESL teaching ideas for housing, transportation and giving directions. Directions to a Restaurant: ESL Role-play. ITESLJ: Great ESL Games.

Games and Activities for the English as a Second Language Classroom Page 2 Return to iteslj.org/games.

ITESLJ: Great ESL Games

Word Grab with Songs Level: Any Level This is a wonderful activity if you think your class needs waking up a little. Is Your Conversation Style Feminine or Masculine? Level: Medium The following activity is loosely based on Conversation Analysis readings, so nothing is hard and fast doctrine. If nothing else, it should generate chat.

Put yes (Y) or no (N) for the sentences below. Generally speaking, when I converse with people I know: 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 21 would be more feminine traits-generally speaking The rest, male. Once again, the activity should not give rise to aggressive exchanges. A Conversation Idea - Rate the Apparatus Activity A The many household apparatus/machines/gadgets we use at home make life a little bit easier; the micro-wave oven heats things up quickly; the fridge keeps perishable goods fresh; the washing-machine cleans our clothes and saves us time. Syllables factory game.