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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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The Perfect Date - Writing Activity

The Perfect Date - Writing Activity

Jeff Genet
An incredibly powerful tool to get shy students speaking. Perfect for writing and speaking. Use visual aids to elicit vocabulary and expressions, create sentences and a storyline. Then ask them to ...
1 Views 7,903 All
Feeling Sick

Feeling Sick

Jeff Genet
A fantastic lesson for teaching students vocabulary and expressions about feeling sick. This lesson is linked to a fun, animated YouTube video. A conversation with powerful visual aids. Exercises ...
1 Views 5,130 All
The Legend of Santa

The Legend of Santa

Jeff Genet
A fun lesson about the Legend of Santa talks about the history of Santa Claus. This lesson is linked to a YouTube video and was made specifically for building vocabulary, improving listening skill ...
1 Views 10,081 All
Princess and the Mystery Box

Princess and the Mystery Box

Jeff Genet
A fantastic visual teaching prompt to teach creative writing, speaking, storytelling, sequencing and lots more. Use the pictures to pre-teach vocabulary and expressions related to the theme. Excel ...
1 Views 12,254 All
American Culture

American Culture

Jeff Genet
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This is an extremely powerful and fun way to teach cultural awareness. This fun lesson is linked to a video which talks about common generalization that people have about Americans. Improve listen ...
1 Views 5,706 All
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Black Friday

Black Friday

Pocket Passport
A fun, animated lesson to teach your students all about Black Friday. What is it? How did it get its name? What happens? and lots more! This lesson plan is linked to a YouTube video that was made ...
1 Views 10,713 All
Thanksgiving Flashcards

Thanksgiving Flashcards

Jeff Genet
A beautifully illustrated set of flashcards for Thanksgiving. Powerful tools for creative writing, storytelling, brainstorming, conversation starters, vocabulary building and pretty much anything! ...
1 Views 9,717 All
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 10,084 All
Making Fall Plans

Making Fall Plans

Jeff Genet
An incredibly fun lesson to build vocabulary and expressions to talk about the fall. There is an animated video that is linked to this lesson plan made especially for ESL/EFL learners. A powerful ...
1 Views 3,617 All
Halloween Storytelling Flashcard Prompts

Halloween Storytelling Flashcard Prompts

Jeff Genet
High quality beautifully illustrated flashcards that can be used for icebreakers, vocabulary building, storytelling, creating writing, presentations, cultural awareness and a variety of other thin ...
1 Views 10,233 All
I Love Fall

I Love Fall

Pocket Master
An fun, animated, awesome lesson plan for teaching students about fall. The YouTube video that is linked with this lesson was made for ESL learners and is an animated monologue explaining how some ...
1 Views 5,640 All
Scary Halloween Lesson

Scary Halloween Lesson

Jeff Genet
A super fun lesson and animated video created especially for teaching ESL students vocabulary, idioms and expressions to talk about fear. Perfect for improving listening and boosting vocabulary, t ...
1 Views 15,736 All
Halloween Planning Lesson with Activities

Halloween Planning Lesson with Activities

Jeff Genet
A fantastic lesson plan for teaching useful vocabulary and expressions to talk about Halloween. The lesson plan includes a link to a fun, animated YouTube video. An excellent resource for improvin ...
1 Views 11,873 All
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 ...
3 Views 10,052 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 6,904 IntAdv
How to Ditinguish Say, Speak, Tell, Talk

How to Ditinguish Say, Speak, Tell, Talk

» Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
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 ...
21 Views 23,566 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 22,396 ElemPre-Int
Differences between Say, Tell, Speak and Talk

Differences between Say, Tell, Speak and Talk

» Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
The worksheet contains explanations about the use of 'say', 'tell', 'speak' and 'talk'.
7 Views 16,722 All
Say or Tell Grammar Exercise

Say or Tell Grammar Exercise

, Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
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 12,596 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 17,002 Pre-IntIntAdv
Say or Tell?

Say or Tell?

» Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
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 - ...
14 Views 10,736 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 13,131 Adv
Telephone Phrasal Verbs

Telephone Phrasal Verbs

» Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
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 20,754 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 10,792 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 13,784 IntAdv

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