Speaking Welcome to EnglishClub.com Speaking for ESL learners, to help you learn and practise the skill of speaking English. Speaking is the second of the four language skills, which are: 1. Listening 2. Speaking 3. Reading 4. Writing What Is Speaking? The Importance of Speaking Practice Speaking to yourself can be "dangerous" because men in white coats may come and take you away!! Improve your speaking with MyEC! Find English learners and teachers to practise speaking with on MyEnglishClub. GreetingsHow to say hello in English. "What should I call you?" Telephone EnglishIn this lesson we look at some of the words and expressions that we use for telephoning. Presentations & Public Speaking Learn how to give a presentation or speak in public in English. Speaking about the Weather Even strangers discuss the weather. Small Talk What can we say in casual conversations with strangers or colleagues we meet in the lift? Speaking vs Writing (article) Negotiating Meetings Start your own English Club
Kids-Songs.TV :: Songs for Children in English English songs for ESL kids english songs for kids Kids love songs! Singing traditional kids' songs can be a great and fantastic way to teach English to young learners. With the help of amusing, easy to remember songs they learn new words, expressions and pronunciation quickly, and have fun at the same time. Here you will find a small collection of the most popular English songs for kids and Christmas carols. christmas carols » This section contains our small collection of lyrics and music clips for some of the best loved Christmas carols in the world, including Jingle Bells, Silent Night and We Wish You a Merry Christmas. traditional songs for kids » Lyrics and music clips for popular children's songs. printables » Here you will find a small collection of song sheets for the most popular English children's songs and the most known Christmas carols.
Speaking Activities On these pages you will find ideas for classsroom activities which involve speaking. (These tips are taken on this site · Find the murderer · Bingo mingle · Short projects to get them talking - Lists · Superlative questions · Summer destinations · Interview the experts · Discussion bingo · Mini-talks · Erase the dialogue · Fun discussion of controversial topics · Motivating speaking activities · Third conditional guessing game · Preposition basketball · Running dictation · Simple picture activity · ARM exercises · Doctors and patients · Nursery rhyme role-play Find the murderer Jacqueline Francois, France Speaking and listening activity Level: Intermediate or advanced Target language: Past continuous · 1. · 2. · 3. · Option (a) Tell the students they are free to invent a story why she is dead, and how, they can choose their own personalities and alibis, and decide who will be the inspector as he or she has to prepare a few questions to ask the suspects. · 4. · 5. · 6. a.
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Warm Up Activities Using Authentic Materials, ESL lesson Create new words: Procedure Pair, group or individual work. The learners should write as many words as they can using letters in the words JOB ADVERTISEMENT. The teacher can decide on categories such as nouns, verbs, adjectives and learners have to write words that fall into the category or the topic is given such as PROFESSION, HOBBIES, TRAVELLING etc. and learners should write words that would fall under the topic label. Fill in words: Procedure: Individual/pair or group work. The teacher writes words job advertisement on the blackboard like this: Apply (an example) Experience (an example) These letters are initial letters of words learners must write. The learners can check their words with each other or in dictionaries. Jobs around us: Procedure: Individual work leading to class work. Example: Accountant, Businessman, Correspondent, Designer, etc. In the feedback stage a complete list of jobs can be written on the blackboard. Who is this job for? Which job would be suitable for someone who:
Sing-along Songs One of the most fun group participation activities for family and friends is to engage in sing-along songs. The essence of a sing-along song is that it has a simple enough melody and memorable lyrics for everyone to easily learn. Many of these popular songs have been around for over a century and are taught to children as part of their grade school music education. "Michael Row the Boat Ashore" is a very well known sing-along song. It was a traditional folk song written in the 1860s that became a huge hit in the early 1960s by The Highwaymen. She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain Not many songs over a century old are still as popular as "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain," which originated in the late nineteenth century by an unknown composer. What A Wonderful World The song "What A Wonderful World" was first popularized in 1967 by Louis Armstrong and in 1999 was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Louis Armstrong enjoyed one of the longest recoding careers of any singer in history.