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Public speaking
A comprehensive resource which covers the basics and a detailed  … read more
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Speaking and listening assessment cards
Assessment cards to support group analysis, each with a different  … read more
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Persuasive role play
Students choose from a range of potentially tricky scenarios,  … read more
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The dragon debate
A speaking and listening activity in which students explore what  … read more
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Educating ...?
A topical speaking and listening activity based on the popular  … read more
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Design your ideal school
Students work in groups to design their ideal school. A series  … read more
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Theme park fun
Students design their own park, create advertising materials  … read more
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Speaking and listening self assessment
An interactive Choices whizzy activity. Students answer a number  … read more
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School uniform: to wear or not to wear?
A useful debating activity which uses de Bono's thinking hats,  … read more
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What makes you unique?
A series of discussion questions based on the text 'Unique' by  … read more
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Save my dog!
A Diamond Jubilee version of this lovely speaking and listening  … read more
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Works of art quotations
A lovely speaking and listening activity in which students discuss  … read more
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Speaking and listening word games
A selection of word games which could be used as starters or  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Reading
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Vote for us!
Students invent the policies of an imaginary political party  … read more
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Kony 2012
Students research the controversy surrounding the video and prepare  … read more
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Channel 4 needs you!
A speaking and listening activity in which students create their  … read more
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Debate flashcards
Encourage students to respond to each other in formal debate  … read more
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Talking about work experience
Four speaking and listening tasks based on work experience, plus  … read more
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What is art?
A lovely resource in which students look at images of controversial  … read more
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Hold a debate
A lovely outline of a formal debate structure, planning grid  … read more
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Big Brother: the revival
Students analyse clips of Big Brother and put forward a pitch  … read more
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Save me from certain death
An argue and persuade task where students must decide who is  … read more
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Your choice
A selection of five separate tasks for students to choose from  … read more
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Climate change
Designed for group work, this resource asks students to consider  … read more
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Land proposal
Writing and discussion activities based on a land development  … read more
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The great debate
Lively debate topics with a media focus.  … read more
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Going, going … gone!
An enjoyable, lively and revealing speaking and listening activity.  … read more
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How we met
A tool for planning and notes to set students up for a gentle  … read more
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Joe's Story
Activities based around an animation series that provides plenty  … read more
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Save my dog support - images and structure
PowerPoint which leads pupils through the 'Save My Dog!' persuasive  … read more
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Whodunit?!
A great whole-class activity investigating and solving a heinous  … read more
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Crown court simulation
A 'from real life' resource that builds discussion and group  … read more
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Speaking and listening trail map and guide
Suggestions for how to tackle the speaking and listening element  … read more
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My greatest hits
A twist on the traditional autobiography. This is a simple and  … read more
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Battle of the islands persuasive speech
A group speaking and listening task. Includes a series of group  … read more
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Prom speaking and listening task
Students plan an end of year prom. (Discuss, argue, persuade  … read more
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Improve our school
Students discuss and write speeches on how they would spend a  … read more
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Iconic objects
A simple and effective speaking and listening activity that encourages  … read more
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Doctors' dilemma
Group work guaranteed to generate lively discussion. Pupils debate  … read more
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Save my dog!
Lovely speaking and listening activity. Vets have to make some  … read more
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The Whitechapel Homicide: speaking and listening activity
An entertaining Victorian murder mystery role-play, designed  … read more
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How to write a good speech
An advice and planning sheet.  … read more
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Spend some of the school's money!
Group activity based on a school council debate focused on discuss,  … read more
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Magazine role play
Group activity focused on discuss, argue, persuade.  … read more
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Ambitions talk
A useful guide sheet on preparing a talk about ambitions and  … read more
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Speaking and listening assessments: explain, describe, narrate.
A task sheet for a presentation on a great place to visit. Includes  … read more
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Giving instructions orally and visually
Nice lesson plan for creating a Blue Peter style 'TV make-it  … read more
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Scheme of work - murder mystery
Pupils become part of a murder mystery, being encouraged to improvise  … read more
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