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Learning to speak a new language is definitely a challenge. It’s very difficult for your students to do if they don’t practice on a regular basis. Luckily, you need to look no further because BusyTeacher.org has the tools to help your students practice their speaking - and want to do it, too! Let’s face it, students aren’t always jumping for joy at the opportunity to speak a language they aren’t 100 percent comfortable with. Students can be hesitant to speak for a wide variety of reasons - fear of mistakes, peer pressure, or lack of self-confidence are some of the main factors. BusyTeacher.org has 936 speaking worksheets to help you plan effective speaking lessons, which will get your students to break through their shyness and start talking!

These worksheets are great to use for your lessons because they come in many different styles and formats. Some include flashcards, PowerPoint presentations, and games that you can include in your lesson and help your students increase their speaking ability with interesting, educational, and fun activities. Many of our speaking worksheets can be used in a variety of different ways. Some can be used to inspire topics of discussion, enabling you to hold an open forum with your students, so they can express their ideas. Some are grammar and vocabulary-ased, and can help your students learn new words while using grammar points. Some are games that spark creativity and activity in the classroom - for example, some worksheets are for mingling activities, where students walk around and have to speak about something with others – for example, about their hobbies. Other worksheets are for role play, and get students to take on the roles of an employer and an interviewee. Some worksheets aren’t for every level - some are specifically for kids, some for teenagers, and some for adults.

You can preview the worksheets you want to use before you download them. Just click on the thumbnail to see if the worksheet is right for your class. You can also check the level the worksheet can be used for, too. You don’t have to register or subscribe to download any worksheet. All worksheets are free to download to use in your lessons, and all of them were created by ESL teachers around the world, who use them in their classrooms every day.

Do you have a worksheet, PowerPoint presentation, or game that you use in your classroom, and works like a charm every time? Why not share the love? Upload it to BusyTeacher.org by clicking “Submit a worksheet” below, and let ESL teachers everywhere use it in their lessons as well! Along the way, you'll become a valuable BusyTeacher.org contributor! Bookmark us today to use as your main online resource for worksheets you can use in your lessons. With 936 speaking worksheets to choose from, you’ll find whatever you need to make your lessons more enjoyable. Check out the latest worksheets below and download one to use in your lesson today!

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The Square Circle - Simple Questions Activity

The Square Circle - Simple Questions Activity

Kay Boone
P4C lesson offering topics for discussion.This can be used as a P4C lesson where the students are in a circle and choose a random sticky note off the floor. The sticky notes have prompts written o ...
1 Views 18,070 BegElem
Optimist/Pessimist Debate PowerPoint

Optimist/Pessimist Debate PowerPoint

Tom Leventhall
A discussion activity designed to bring out the best (and worst!) in your students. Place students in two lines facing each other and then project the presentation onto your IWB. Students take t ...
1 Views 14,357 Pre-IntIntAdv
Role Plays For ESL Classes

Role Plays For ESL Classes

Isaac Bueso Borràs
This sample worksheet contains six role playing situations from the book “ESL role plays for English teachers: 40 great role plays for ESL classes.” Each role plays presents some usef ...
1 Views 37,250 IntAdvExam
Questions about Fall

Questions about Fall

Jeff Genet
A great tool and resource for conversation classes. This professionally illustrated PowerPoint will prompt your students to ask fun, meaningful and topic related questions about the fall. Perfect ...
1 Views 9,484 All
How To Speak To Be Understood - A Funny Conversation Activity

How To Speak To Be Understood - A Funny Conversation Activity

Sylwia
An amusing idea of how to practice intonation and communication. The students are asked to put the missing punctuation marks, make dialogues according to some specific clues, use their imagination ...
1 Views 48,318 Pre-IntInt
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Dialogue Vocabulary Sentence Starters and Responses

Dialogue Vocabulary Sentence Starters and Responses

Anastasiya Tishchenko
These phrases are useful while organising pair work during the lessons of pre-intermediate students. They can be displayed on the poster in the classroom or printed out and your students will be a ...
1 Views 41,991 Pre-Int
Emergency Services Role Play Cards

Emergency Services Role Play Cards

SI
These role play cards are designed for elementary to pre-intermediate learners. There are 6 different scenarios split between the police, ambulance and fire service. Students work in pairs to prep ...
5 Views 60,651 ElemPre-Int
Dialogue and Role Play Exercise (Two Siblings Fight Over a Car)

Dialogue and Role Play Exercise (Two Siblings Fight Over a Car)

This is a dialogue and role play exercise. Two students fight over the car, but then, one of them goes out, and something unexpected happens. The dialogue sets the pattern of talking in English, a ...
6 Views 87,601 Pre-IntIntAdv
Aviation Sentences

Aviation Sentences

Maiara
In this exercise, the sentences are scrambled and the students must put the words in the correct order. You can use it as a simple exercise or you can turn it into a game with the winner being th ...
2 Views 27,777 All
Icebreaker - Let's Get to Know Each Other

Icebreaker - Let's Get to Know Each Other

BusyTeacher Contributor
This is a list of questions and examples of answers that you can use as an icebreaker with your new students, it can be also helpful to teach new vocabulary and expressions! Suitable for elementar ...
7 Views 87,603 BegElemPre-Int
Relative Clause-Matching Sentences Activity

Relative Clause-Matching Sentences Activity

A.E
Whole class activity. Cut,mix the sentences and give them to students.The students will stand-up and mingle trying to match the sentences in a meaningful way and also they will guess the correct r ...
8 Views 30,953 ElemPre-Int
Touchstone 2 Jeopardy (Units 1,2,3)

Touchstone 2 Jeopardy (Units 1,2,3)

Karina
A power point presentation to review units 1,2 and 3 of the book Touchstone 2, a Jeopardy game to play. Divide the class in 2 teams and start asking the questions. There are 5 categories: units 1, ...
7 Views 23,862 Int
Drama World Talent

Drama World Talent

Marta
This drama is about a television talent show called World Talent, where contestants from around the world compete to see who is the most talented performer. Each week the contestants perform in fr ...
2 Views 34,735 Pre-Int
Helping People- Charity Events

Helping People- Charity Events

Tajana
This worksheet contains four stories, students must choose one story and decide who of the four people they are going to help and then decide how they are going to help them to organize a charity ...
12 Views 44,895 IntAdv
Expressions Related to Transport

Expressions Related to Transport

Awder
This worksheet contains some very useful expressions related to transport and present perfect practice. It is recommended for elementary to intermediate students. The students have a look at the s ...
10 Views 37,994 ElemPre-IntInt
I'm a Star

I'm a Star

Victoria
Students have to imaigne they are their favourite famous person and write about him/her. After completing the worksheet students have to introduce themselves as if they were that person. As a spea ...
7 Views 31,997 Elem
Beauty and Physical Appearance

Beauty and Physical Appearance

This ppt is designed for speaking classes. It includes different questions about beauty and physical appearance. It is designed for intermediate and upper levels. Hope it helps!
18 Views 49,302 IntAdv
C1/C2 Conversation - $1 Could Soon Be Worth ˆ1

C1/C2 Conversation - $1 Could Soon Be Worth ˆ1

Dale Kirkwood
A nice worksheet for advanced students. I couldn't ever find anything challenging enough for C1/C2 students who wanted to learn some complicated words and have a good read. I think this would make ...
13 Views 32,301 AdvExam
Talking about the Future PPT

Talking about the Future PPT

marjan van dijk
Ice breaker to get students to talk about the conditionals. Takes 20 to 30 minutes but can be stretched. Skills: speaking, listening and argumentation. Students are asked to present arguments ...
11 Views 32,739 IntAdvExam
Movie Worksheet: Inventions

Movie Worksheet: Inventions

Marianna
This is a speaking lesson on inventions. The slides include visual vocabulary for 3 short youtube videos about recent inventions: Solarbox, a stray animal feeding machine and the newest Snapchat S ...
10 Views 40,570 Pre-IntInt
Taboo Speaking Game Basic

Taboo Speaking Game Basic

Ana Karen Jimenez Garcia
So this is a PPT presentation that I prepared to play Taboo speaking game for basic level students. What I do is that I put a chair and a student is facing the classroom, so his classmates help hi ...
10 Views 56,495 Elem
ESL Worksheet - Discussion Topic: Pets

ESL Worksheet - Discussion Topic: Pets

Discussion activities often begin with questions. This discussion topic includes 20 questions about pets and animals. To prepare your students for the discussion topic, some research can be done b ...
8 Views 29,959 Elem
Game, Debates

Game, Debates

Give each students two cards, agree & disagree. Read aloud a controversial statement, and have each students hold up his/her paper stating whether they agree or disagree. Choose one student f ...
28 Views 89,441 Pre-IntIntAdv
The Brainstorming Game

The Brainstorming Game

Flavia
An engaging ice breaker that can be used with all age groups and levels. Students have to choose a card and brainstorm words connected to that topic. The topics include: sports played with a ball, ...
14 Views 52,965 Pre-IntInt
The Perks of Advertising

The Perks of Advertising

Caroline Sopelsa
This is a speaking activity. Students must be able to think on their feet in order to sell their products to the "buyers". The idea is to use odd products that wouldn't be easily bought  to s ...
8 Views 27,588 All

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