Spoken Language – GCSE English Language (2015 onwards)

It’s Speaking and Listening in a new disguise! No longer examined, but still featuring in the new GCSE, the focus is on formal speeches on agreed topics. We’ve selected some resources for choosing appropriate language to use in formal contexts (including Standard English), structuring speeches, listening skills and some practice tasks.

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Public speaking
A comprehensive resource which covers the basics and a detailed  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 19/01/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Speaking and listening tasks | Speeches and presentations
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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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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 24/02/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Speaking and listening tasks
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Educating ...?
A topical speaking and listening activity based on the popular  … read more
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KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 28/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Speaking and listening tasks
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Speaking and listening self assessment
An interactive Choices whizzy activity. Students answer a number  … read more
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KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 04/02/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Listening and responding | Speaking and listening tasks
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Vote for us!
Students invent the policies of an imaginary political party  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 16/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Speaking and listening tasks | Speeches and presentations
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Kony 2012
Students research the controversy surrounding the video and prepare  … read more
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KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 16/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Speaking and listening tasks
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Debate flashcards
Encourage students to respond to each other in formal debate  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 14/10/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Speaking and listening tasks
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Talking about work experience
Four speaking and listening tasks based on work experience, plus  … read more
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KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 09/09/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks | Speeches and presentations
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What is art?
A lovely resource in which students look at images of controversial  … read more
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KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 17/05/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Debates and discussions | Speaking and listening tasks
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My greatest hits
A twist on the traditional autobiography. This is a simple and  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Writing | Published: 21/12/2007 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Autobiography writing | Getting to know each other | Speaking and listening tasks | Speeches and presentations
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Iconic objects
A simple and effective speaking and listening activity that encourages  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 16/03/2007 | From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks | Speeches and presentations
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How to write a good speech
An advice and planning sheet.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 17/03/2006 | From the resource collection(s): Speaking and listening tasks | Speaking and listening trail | Speeches and presentations
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