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Speaking exams

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Discussion Social networking can be too dangerous for young people and should only be available to adults. Examiner: So, now we’re going to have a short discussion. You’ve got one minute to take notes and prepare together for a two-minute discussion. Remember to listen, take turns and explain your opinions. Kelvin: So, shall I start first? Melissa: Sure. 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”.

Talk about yourself Examiner: Hi. What’s your name? Kelvin: My name is Kelvin. How to use film creatively in class: teaching tips and ideas – live chat Wheeling out the TV and showing a movie has long been the teacher’s secret weapon to calm a distracted class at the end of term. But now many teachers in the UK are using film more creatively in their lessons. Former teacher Adwoa Oforiwa uses the storytelling element of films, such as Oliver Twist, to improve her students’ narrative writing. In a blog for the Guardian, Oforiwa writes: “In the classroom, film is more than just the carrot after the stick of ploughing through a book with young people.

Information gap activity Examiner: So, you’re planning a trip to the cinema together. You’ve got some information about films but your information’s not complete. Ask your partner to find out the missing information. Then, discuss together which films you’d like to see and choose a film to go and see together. Kelvin: So, the first film is Karemon but I don’t know the show times for it. 12 Simple Tips for Improving Your Spoken English Without a Speaking Partner 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?

20 Teen and Tween Conversation Starters How was your day? Fine. How was school? Good. How was your test? Anything you want to tell me? Use Popular Music to Improve Reading and Inspire Writing Teaching would be the easiest job in the world if following mandated curriculum and reading from your latest teacher’s edition meant all of your students would listen and learn. But we know that teaching involves lighting a spark in students that motivates, inspires, and makes them want to learn and achieve. We also know that what ignites a student’s passion for learning varies from student to student — there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Over the years, I’ve discovered that one way to engage almost every student, even those who are reluctant readers and writers, is through song. This week I’ll share with you some of the ways I use music to inspire, motivate, and teach reading and writing (along with life skills!)

Describe a photo or picture Examiner: OK. You each have a picture. You’ve got one minute to look at your picture. 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.

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