Impromptu Public Speaking Topics: A list of 50 Speech Topics You are here: HOME › Impromptu speaking › Impromptu public speaking topics - A list of 50 speech topics for spontaneous speaking practice There are 50 impromptu public speaking topics here, covering a broad cross section of subject matter. Many of them are deliberately provocative to stimulate a response. Current Topics for English Conversation with partners and friends Skills Speaking Listening Podcasts in English ►Go to travelogues Follow the pie team on their travels and learn English along the way ►Go to pie plus
eLearning Blunders Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake. Alternative words: mistake, error, gaffe, fault, slip, oversight, inaccuracy, botch. This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes. The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what not to do. English-learning resources by type - dialogues Subject & title: Practical English: Air TravelReservations (airline) / Do you have any flights to Sydney next Tuesday afternoon? Resource type: Dialogue, with audio Level: Pre-intermediate Practical English: Air TravelConfirmation of flight reservation / I´d like to reconfirm my flight Resource type: Dialogue, with audio Level: Pre-intermediate Practical English: Air TravelAt passport control / Do you have a return ticket? Resource type: Dialogue, with audio Level: Pre-intermediate
Irregular verbs – practice game English Published on November 4th, 2014 | by GameMaker What is an irregular verb? 20 Teen and Tween Conversation Starters How was your day? Fine. How was school? Good. How was your test? Culips ESL Podcast Try not to step on anyone’s toes Most people don’t like to be bothered or to disturb other people, but sometimes we do it anyway. In this episode, we look at expressions describing when someone is disturbed by another person. It could be something said or done more » Tagged with: Constructive criticism, To be off base, To be up to someone, To get over something, To rattle someone’s cage, To ruffle someone’s feathers, To snap, To stand out, To start from square one, To step on someone’s toes, Touchy Posted in Close Up Multiculturalism in Canada—Culips English Podcast
How to Start a Conversation When You Have Nothing to Talk About (with Examples) Edit Article Sample HintsStarting Your Conversation Edited by Anthony J. Colleluori, Jack Herrick, DrLynx, Ben Rubenstein and 164 others Starting a conversation to get to know someone or breaking an awkward silence can be very stressful. Strategies for Assessing Listening Comprehension Strategies for Assessing Listening Comprehension by Dr. Nancy Montgomery Listening comprehension is considered the first step in acquiring language. Giving directions - places in town An easy to follow handout for students to practice Asking For Directions, Giving Directions, and Places vocabulary.EXERCISES INCLUDED: a) Asking about facilities: Is there a post-office near here? Are there any banks in the town?....b) Asking for directions: Where´s the ….? How can I get to ….? Can you tell me the way to …?c) Pair work (your partner answers about facilities and gives you the directions)d) Writing a short letter.
National Virtual Language Lab ANVILL (A National Virtual Language Lab) is a speech-based toolbox for language teachers. Like the language lab console of old, it's focused on the practice of oral/aural language, but at its core are very modern web-based audio and video tools from duber dot com and the University of Oregon: Voiceboards, LiveChat, and Quizzes and Surveys. Our newest tool, TCast, allows teachers to record and place audio or video files anywhere in a lesson--in 3 easy steps. Tuning In: How to Listen Better Plenty of programs teach people to speak—but few train them to listen. Even before the age of digital distractions, people could remember only about 10% of what was said in a face-to-face conversation after a brief distraction, according to a 1987 study that remains a key gauge of conversational recall. Researchers believe listening skills have since fallen amid more multitasking and interruptions. Most people can think more than twice as fast as the average person talks, allowing the mind to wander.