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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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New Year's Traditions

New Year's Traditions

Jeff Genet
  This lesson teaches English through culture. It is linked to a YouTube video that speaks about New Year's traditions around the world. Perfect for vocabulary building, it provides visual ...
1 Views 3,234 All
Happy News

Happy News

Pocket Passport
  Real-life stories focus on the good things that are happening in the world. Uplifting and powerful, this conversation-based lesson with comprehension and discussion questions, vocabulary ...
1 Views 2,616 All
Thanksgiving  What is it?

Thanksgiving What is it?

Jeff Genet
  This lesson teaches vocabulary and expressions about American Thanksgiving. The language has been graded as 70% A1, 16% A2, making it ideal for every level and comprehension. It helps pr ...
1 Views 5,441 All
Introduction Cards

Introduction Cards

  This worksheet contains 16 cards which you can use whenever your students are practicing how to introduce themselves and giving personal information. You need to cut them out and give on ...
1 Views 6,680 BegElem
Earth Day  Then & Now

Earth Day Then & Now

Pocket Passport
  Earth Day is always an important lesson to cover. This fun animated video between a Grandpa and his granddaughter on how things have changed has comprehension and discussion questions, l ...
1 Views 2,663 All
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Talking about World News

Talking about World News

Pocket Passport
  An interactive lesson with visual aids to keep students engaged and to learn and remember. Students watch the animated video, answer listening comprehension questions and use illustrated ...
1 Views 5,539 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
1 Hour Worksheet for Adult English Learners

1 Hour Worksheet for Adult English Learners

RobbieEnglishTeacher
  This 1-hour lesson for adult learners is centered on the topic of Diet & Fitness. It covers reading, speaking, listening, vocabulary, writing and comprehension. It also includes acti ...
1 Views 20,040 Pre-IntIntAdv
Storytelling about Bullying

Storytelling about Bullying

Pocket Passport
    This storytelling activity has visual aids that can be used to pre-teach vocabulary (depending on student level). It contains illustrations and text boxes that can be cut out and ...
1 Views 6,048 All
33 Common Phrasal Verbs Students Must Know

33 Common Phrasal Verbs Students Must Know

Pocket Passport
  Watch the video and practice how to use phrasal verbs in natural conversation. This resource has fill-in-the-blanks exercises, listening comprehension activities, vocabulary matching act ...
1 Views 8,304 All
When did you last ... ? 10 Vocabulary / Expressions

When did you last ... ? 10 Vocabulary / Expressions

RobbieEnglishTeacher
» Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
  Suitable for adult learners, this 45–60 Minute Speaking Lesson teaches 10 common vocabulary/expressions. It has 6 parts and includes discussion, questions, an interview, writing, s ...
1 Views 1,954 ElemPre-IntInt
A Crazy Trip: Past Tense Storytelling

A Crazy Trip: Past Tense Storytelling

Pocket Passport
  A fun lesson to practice the past simple, past continuous, and past perfect. Watch the animated video, answer the questions, and use the illustrated flashcards to retell the story and te ...
1 Views 9,720 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Reader 1 Reading Writing Listening Speaking

Reader 1 Reading Writing Listening Speaking

Helen
  Written for complete adult beginners, this booklet is also suitable for all ages. It introduces the present continuous tense, pronouns and pronoun contractions set around the activities ...
1 Views 5,556 Beg
Describing Appearance

Describing Appearance

Jeff Genet
  This lesson uses observation and colorful illustrations to promote the importance of vocabulary by describing the appearance. Students read or listen to the passages, look at the picture ...
1 Views 7,084 BegElemPre-IntIntAdv
A Conversation about Work Routines

A Conversation about Work Routines

Jeff Genet
  A fun and interactive way to get students talking about their jobs and everyday work routines. Watch the video: https://youtu.be/WNbgkX2XKGg and have students answer the questions. It in ...
1 Views 9,910 ElemPre-IntIntAdvExam
14 Common Vocabulary/Expressions for Adults

14 Common Vocabulary/Expressions for Adults

RobbieEnglishTeacher
» Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
45-60 Minute Speaking Lesson! Great for teenage or adult learners to: - Speak using: What's your favorite ___? / Why do you like ___? / Follow Up Question - Learn 14 common vocabulary/expression ...
1 Views 29,079 ElemPre-IntInt
Write Your Personal Information Speaking Activity

Write Your Personal Information Speaking Activity

This worksheet can be used to practice 'how to introduce yourself' and 'giving personal information' in a role play or just as a speaking activity. It contains 5 tables were your students can fil ...
1 Views 9,641 Beg
Talking about Interests - Beginner English Activity

Talking about Interests - Beginner English Activity

Pocket Passport
A fun beginner lesson to teach students how to talk about their interests. Teach language in context with a fun animated video: https://youtu.be/xSGLS1ViAcE Grammar exercises, vocabulary buildi ...
1 Views 21,137 BegElemPre-Int
Introductions ESL Activity

Introductions ESL Activity

Pocket Passport
A fun beginner lesson to teach introductions. Teach language in context with a fun animated video: https://youtu.be/m-6sPaIbTxI Grammar exercises, vocabulary building exercises, listening compre ...
1 Views 11,412 BegElemPre-Int

"Did You Use To?" + 10 Vocabulary For Adult Learners

RobbieEnglishTeacher
30-50 Minute Speaking Lesson! Great for adult learners to: - Speak using 'Did you use to ... ?' - Learn 10 common vocabulary/expressions Lesson Includes 4 Parts: 1. Interview teacher as a class ...
2 Views 28,276 ElemPre-IntInt
Caring & Sharing During the Pandemic

Caring & Sharing During the Pandemic

Pocket Passport
Teach vocabulary and expressions that focus on the positive things that are happening in the world during the global pandemic. Storytelling with illustrations is a powerful technique to get your ...
1 Views 12,071 All
20 Getting To Know Your Teacher Questions - PPT

20 Getting To Know Your Teacher Questions - PPT

RobbieEnglishTeacher
Say/Tell/Speak/Talk,
Get students talking on the first day! Build great rapport with your first class! Time: 40-60min Includes: 20 Get to Know You Questions & Answers Includes pictures Worksheet - Guess the ...
2 Views 21,306 All
Present Simple Lesson Worksheet

Present Simple Lesson Worksheet

Jeff Genet
This fun lesson contains a link to an animated video that was made specifically for ESL/EFL students to learn how to form the present simple tense. Extremely fun and contextualized explanations a ...
1 Views 16,981 BegElemPre-Int
Corona Conversations: A Better You

Corona Conversations: A Better You

Pocket Passport
A conversation and lesson about getting in shape while stuck inside. A YouTube video with vocabulary, expressions and conversation starters to talk about the current global pandemic. Being produc ...
2 Views 17,586 All
Social English Conversations Speaking Cards

Social English Conversations Speaking Cards

Jiřina
The worksheet contains three types of excersices focusing on Social English conversations. I.Chain conversations - Give each of your students a social topic to talk about and let pupils to prepa ...
1 Views 74,218 Pre-IntInt
The Grammar Card Game

The Grammar Card Game

BusyTeacher Contributor
Say/Tell/Speak/Talk,
This is a card game where students need to create meaningful sentences using the cards they are dealt. There are 5 main types: subjects, objects, verbs, complements and connectors. RULES: -At th ...
1 Views 11,325 Pre-IntInt

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