Tag: Speaking

Speaking materials & exercises

Improving your intonation with Lyrics: Chunking & Chanting

PART I: Chunking We will apply what we learnt about Intonation & Stress: Pick one of the following Lyrics and print it out: A1: What can I do (The Corrs) – Lyrics A2: Enjoy the silence (Depeche Mode) – Lyrics B1: Spending my time (Roxette) – Lyrics B2: Dear Jessie (Madonna) – Lyrics C1: Brand new day (Sting) – Lyrics Mark all the pauses […]

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Connecting speech

Here’s a presentation on the use of Linking words in connected speech. As for writing, you can print out the following doc handout on TRANSITIONS, which you can complete with additional linking words that you may come across. Below there’s a video clip to learn how to use linking words when you speak or write:

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Reading numbers

First, print out the quiz and cut the paper in half along the vertical line. You will need a partner to complete this speaking exercise. Simply read series of numbers out loud to your partner, who will need to write them all down, then switch roles and compare notes. Click on the following link: Numbers Quiz […]

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