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Welcome to a special section of Busy Teacher where you can find some speaking exercises with the following verbs: say, tell, speak. Right now there are 69 such worksheets available such as this one. It is designed to get students talking with one another and introducing themselves. There are a number of activities with directions provided both on the worksheet and in the worksheet description online. With the exception of the temperament vocabulary, this is a rather simple worksheet for pre-intermediate and intermediate learners. You may consider editing that particular section to make it more appropriate for your lower level learners. If your students have already completed their introductions, consider using a different worksheet in your class.
Speaking activities are so important in ESL classrooms since students need lots of practice with pronunciation and communicating in English. There are a wide variety of speaking exercises that you can use such as model dialogues, role plays, and interview activities. Using a variety of activities will keep students interested and engaged while also maximizing their practice time. Some activities can be done in pairs, in groups, and even as a class. Your class size may help you decide how best to group your students for speaking activities. Be sure to give students a chance to present material to the class too.

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Interview a Friend Writing Template

Interview a Friend Writing Template

, Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
Use this friend interview worksheet to help students build basic writing and speaking skills. This worksheet contains simple questions for students to ask a friend, such as "What is your name?" an ...
2 Views 5,778 BegElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: Oasis of the Seas, The Biggest Cruise Ship in the World

Movie Worksheet: Oasis of the Seas, The Biggest Cruise Ship in the World

Adele
This is a video by the Smithsonian channel about the biggest cruise ship in the world. It can be used with intermediate or advanced students to progress in comprehension and learn new vocabulary ...
4 Views 4,520 IntAdv
How to Ditinguish Say, Speak, Tell, Talk

How to Ditinguish Say, Speak, Tell, Talk

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The worksheet is devoted to the usage of say, speak, tell, talk. It is intended for pre-intermediate students. The aim is to enable students to use these verbs correctly in their speech. This mate ...
20 Views 18,096 Pre-Int
Reporting Verbs: Say and Tell Worksheet

Reporting Verbs: Say and Tell Worksheet

, Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
This is a worksheet for teaching reporting verbs at pre-intermediate level. There are 3 different activities in which students are asked to complete the sentences with said or told, complete ...
14 Views 15,651 ElemPre-Int
Differences between Say, Tell, Speak and Talk

Differences between Say, Tell, Speak and Talk

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The worksheet contains explanations about the use of 'say', 'tell', 'speak' and 'talk'.
7 Views 12,380 All
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Say or Tell Grammar Exercise

Say or Tell Grammar Exercise

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This activity guide explains the difference in meaning between the verbs say and tell. It presents examples of accurate usage for each verb and includes practice sentences for students to apply wh ...
6 Views 10,028 Pre-IntInt
How to Present a Book in Class [Info Sheet]

How to Present a Book in Class [Info Sheet]

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This is an information sheet for my students about how to present a book in class, what to include, what to talk about etc. They use it as a guideline when they present a book in the context of bo ...
10 Views 11,975 Pre-IntIntAdv
Say or Tell?

Say or Tell?

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Students will choose the best option, say or tell. They will also complete a dialogue using the work bank: students will use the following verbs to complete the sentences.Background –Crowd - ...
13 Views 8,698 ElemPre-Int
Getting to Know You!

Getting to Know You!

I usually use this exercise as an ice-breaker for the first time teaching upper-intermediate and advanced students. Its a pair work exercise, where each student asks the other one certain question ...
11 Views 11,106 Adv
Telephone Phrasal Verbs

Telephone Phrasal Verbs

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It`s a list of telephone Phrasal Verbs that you can use in class with meanings and examples. You can use it as a material for a Speaking Class as an introduction or review. Another way can be ...
15 Views 17,139 Pre-IntInt
Unusual Jobs: Living Statues

Unusual Jobs: Living Statues

An activity, based on pictures of people working as living statues in Barcelona. Can be used while studying 'professions' or 'lifestyle' themes in classes of different levels for practicing spea ...
6 Views 8,882 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Bizarre Food

Bizarre Food

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An interesting unit in which your students will learn about bizarre food, ingredients, dishes, kitchen equipment, adjectives and how to give instructions. Assessment is proposed by an oral present ...
14 Views 11,392 IntAdv
Things in a Circus

Things in a Circus

Say/Tell/Speak/Talk,
Who amongst us does not carry fond memories of a visit to the circus when we were young? A circus is a fascinating visual experience which gets etched deep into our memory. I have used the theme o ...
8 Views 8,080 BegElemPre-IntInt
School Supplies

School Supplies

I made this bingo keeping in mind a few things. Children use a lot of stationery/school supplies items every day in the school, but they do not know the correct names of them or the correct pronu ...
4 Views 8,472 ElemPre-Int
The Alphabet

The Alphabet

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This is a PowerPoint presentation about the correct pronunciation of the English alphabet in both American accent and Great Britain accent. It can help with pronuncation of the alphabet for early ...
12 Views 11,224 Beg
Advertising Techniques

Advertising Techniques

, Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
This is a worksheet which I made for my conversation club lesson. First, I gave these advertising techniques. Because it contains example photos for each technique, I think it is very catchy for y ...
13 Views 21,780 ElemPre-IntInt
Find Someone Who (for Korean students)

Find Someone Who (for Korean students)

Worksheet that gets students in a conversation class to mingle with each other. It focuses on things Korean students would find easy to discuss, but can easily be adapted to students from any othe ...
5 Views 5,514 Pre-IntInt
Story Writing Prompts

Story Writing Prompts

These are story fragments with questions. You can print them out of display them for the whole class. Discuss questions. Then write the rest of the story. If you can't answer a question, ignor ...
12 Views 12,098 Pre-IntIntAdv
Greetings and Farewells

Greetings and Farewells

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List of common greetings and farewells to use in conversations. It has both formal and informal questions and probable responses. It can be used as a helpful handout for the students when they are ...
11 Views 17,495 BegElem
24 Question Cards [General Questions]

24 Question Cards [General Questions]

24 general questions to cut out and have students ask each other. This was very useful because the topics are varied and random, containing different structures, so it's good to get people speakin ...
55 Views 43,539 Pre-IntInt
Speaking Cards: General Questions

Speaking Cards: General Questions

Six pages of general questions to cut out and have students ask each other. Topics are very general, varied and random, so I usually use the questions as a warmer or a first class to get people sp ...
94 Views 109,804 IntAdv
Messages - Pair Work with Numbers

Messages - Pair Work with Numbers

It's a pair work exercise to go over vocabulary dealing mainly with numbers (time - money - ordinal numbers) but also question words. After the pairwork exchange, you can evaluate the students or ...
14 Views 11,954 Pre-IntInt
Balloon Guessing Game As Getting-To-Know-You Whole Class Fun Activity

Balloon Guessing Game As Getting-To-Know-You Whole Class Fun Activity

A fun whole class activity for the first day of class! It stirs up conversation and makes your students comfortable with each other. It can also be used as a warmer or filler when you feel the nee ...
12 Views 11,357 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Household Chores: Speaking Activity

Household Chores: Speaking Activity

This is a speaking activity using present simple in which students survey their classmates about household chores. Students write their classmates names in the top row of boxes. With each classma ...
16 Views 19,644 Elem
Magazine Covers: Get to Know You

Magazine Covers: Get to Know You

This powerpoint presentation can be used as a get-to-know-you or icebreaker activity with a new or existing set of students. It is a great way to learn about your students' likes and dislikes and ...
19 Views 13,855 ElemPre-IntIntAdv

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