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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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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 6,792 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 2,531 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 5,235 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 1,538 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 5,835 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
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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 3,679 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 5,017 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 7,188 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 28,337 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 7,768 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 18,663 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 9,407 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 ...
1 Views 21,132 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 9,216 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 14,800 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 14,880 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 16,205 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 61,552 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 9,940 Pre-IntInt
Conversation

Conversation "About Me" Worksheet

Elisa
  Conversation lesson "all about me" inspires students to talk about themselves and practice WH words. This worksheet is suitable for a conversation class.
1 Views 17,322 Pre-Int
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 17,576 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 9,396 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 17,619 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 23,216 All
American Culture

American Culture

Jeff Genet
, , , Say/Tell/Speak/Talk
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 9,698 All

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