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Debates and discussions

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Spoken language topics
A comprehensive list of topics suitable for the GCSE English  … read more
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Controversial statements
A number of statements to spark a class debate - or few!  … read more
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Controversial topics
A number of controversial speaking and listening topics, with  … read more
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Moral dilemmas
A series of discussion tasks to develop an understanding of moral  … read more
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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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Dragon quest - lateral thinking discussion tasks
A team quest built on a mythical adventure narrative. Activities  … read more
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What's your learning style?
A Choices whizzy interactive. Students answer a number of multiple  … 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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Socratic discussion
Ever wondered how to extract true wisdom from your class? Sharpen  … 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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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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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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Climate change
Designed for group work, this resource asks students to consider  … read more
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You say, we pay!
A fun, Richard & Judy based activity to help students use synonyms  … 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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Crown court simulation
A 'from real life' resource that builds discussion and group  … 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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Desert island decisions take two
An adaptation of the original 'Desert island decisions'. As surviving  … read more
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Kick-start discussion slides
A selection of thought-provoking, fairly general, quotations  … 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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Group work role cards
A flexible friend for groups of four: gives each member a role  … 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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Avalanche survival
An interesting and versatile task which asks groups to discuss  … read more
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