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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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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 3,146 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 2,169 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 1,965 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 7,029 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 4,077 All
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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 13,787 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 10,402 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 8,858 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 6,198 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 21,907 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 19,726 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 15,354 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 11,863 Pre-IntInt
How to Present a Book in Class [Info Sheet]

How to Present a Book in Class [Info Sheet]

, , , Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
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 15,044 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 10,111 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 12,508 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 19,647 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 10,160 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 12,900 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 9,449 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 9,726 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 12,517 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 25,436 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 6,116 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 13,898 Pre-IntIntAdv

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