Ideas for Speaking Practice

Speaking Practice Ideas:

Forgetful husband:

Where is my…
It’s on the… Picture with placements
Over under on between etc…
Where is my car…
Where is my wife… Etc

Randomized topic-based questions

Objects

Is that (person)’s (object)? – Yes, they are (person)’s. ___aren’t___ No, it isn’t.

  • his
  • mine
  • hers
  • yours
  • ours
  • theirs

Are those windows?
Yes they are
No they are not they are…

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Font Awesome Selected Icons

person 1 –
person 2 –
people –
eye –
face –
action 1 –
action 2 –
movement 1 –
movement 2 –
preposition –
place 1 –
place 2 –
furniture 1 –
furniture 2 –
shower –
bed –
weather 1 –
time 1 –
calendar –
clothes –
color –
plus –
check sign –
x sign –
food –
object –
name –
country –
number –
Medical –
Food 1 –
Food 1 –
Taste –
Thumbs-up 1 –
Thumbs-up 2 –
Money 1 –
Money 2 –
Size –
Favorite –
Subject –
Book –
Sport –
Sport 2 –
Activity –
Event –
Question –
Hand 1 –
Hand 2 –
Equals –
More –
Dog –
Cat –
Arrow down –

Ideas for Speaking Patterns

How are you (feeling) today?
What day is it today?
What date is it today?
What’s the weather today?

 

Where are you coming from?
Where are you going to?

 

Where are you from?
What is your favorite….

 

Complex entities for discussion like schedules or tabs with time, place, people or complex situation pictures
Thematic places : geographic locations, rooms at home,
House chores
Years months days tomorrow
Prepositions of place
Object practice
Interview ptactice
Home theme
Sports theme
School theme
Extended Characters: movie, history, book, comics
Jobs
Shopping theme
Leisure and relaxation
Different times: present perfect simple past simple future, present continuous, present progressive
Plural singular subjects a the
Possessive nouns
Compound nouns
Ajectives
Counties and nationalities
Treasure hunt game – words sounds and pictures lead you to the treasure.
Introduction: name nationality, languages, hobbies, family
Guided treasure hunt: one student needs to follow either written or recorded or sounded directions by the his partner to arrive to the end of the story.
Greetings and small talk weather family, ongoing activities and conclusion

 

Age
Likes
Places person lives
Names
Job occupation
Price generator
Countries

Who is he?
What’s his name?
What kind of….. Is he?
How does he feel.

 

Daily rituals and routines
house chores

What do you eat? Food
What do you clean? Object
When do you

Where do you go to…

I can
My dad
Can you
Can your mom

where does he/she go?
what does he like
what does he have

how many people do you have in your family?
…I have 3 people in my family

Do you have a mom?
do you have a dad?
do you have a grandfather?
do you have a grandmother
do you have a big sister?
so you have a little sister?
do you have a big brother?
do you have a little brother?
do you have an aunt?
do you have an uncle?
do you have a cousin?

present tense
do you __ with your mom/dad/etc.

Who is it?
It is a firefighter
Where is firefighter from?
Firefighter is from India
What is firefighter doing?
Firefighter is catching.
What is firefighter.
What does firefighter catch?
Firefighter is catching a chair.
Where is firefighter catching a chair?
Firefighter is catching in front of the house.
When is firefighter catching in front of the house?
Firefighter is catching in front of the house .

The Race – scenarios; Other: recitation contest; Weekly Practice

  • Added section The Race (BBC series) to the Scenarios section
  • Added “weekly practice” to the speaking section which will be customized for each week for 3 different levels – lower, middle, upper. In order to save the history of these practices new section “weekly practices” (3 levels) has been created in the news section.
  • Added “Other” section with girls MS2 recitation contest materials. Randomly picked cards for the recitation contest.

2 sample movie clips

Uploaded to Youtube as “unlisted” and added to scenario two sample short movie clips to Harry Potter 1.

  • Used Adobe Premiere for creating clips
  • Discovered automated Youtube feature of closed captions

Halloween update

  • Added Halloween Theme Characters and Places

News update

  • Added news section to log website development
  • Added New Words section in Voca section that displays 10 latest additions to the Voca with pagination