Practise and improve your speaking skills with these activities.
Sending and receiving things in the post is a great way to communicate with friends and family. Watch the video, which shows Sam receiving a special parcel from her friend in the UK, and practise your speaking skills as you complete the activities.
In the UK, children often celebrate their birthday by having a party. Watch the video, which shows what often happens at a child's birthday party, and practise your speaking skills as you complete the activities.
When you are describing a place it is useful to use relative clauses to add details to your description. These activities will help you to give a detailed description of a hospital scene, using relative clauses and a wider range of specialist vocabulary connected to hospitals. You will also practise asking questions in hospital.
In this description of a photo of a formal conversation, you will hear language to speculate about how people are feeling and what they might be saying to each other. Use these activities to build your range of feelings adjectives, practise modals for speculating and practise word order in indirect questions.
Would you like to learn how to describe a picture? These activities will help you to speak about what you see in a photograph, in this case a photo of someone at the dentist’s.
In these activities you will learn a range of adjectives for describing a picture that has been taken outside, such as a winter scene. You will also practise the present perfect so that you can say what has happened before the photo was taken. Listen to a description of a photograph of a winter’s day.
How can you describe an ordinary picture in an interesting way? In these activities, you’ll practise saying what you see as well as make up a story about the picture to bring your description alive.
This activity will help you prepare for ESOL speaking examinations and giving short, informal presentations. In this activity, Kelly talks about mobile phones.