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1,811 reviewed resources for listening, speaking skills

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Listen To Me

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore speaking and listening skills.
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Teaching Listening

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students listen to native speakers using natural fast speech. They encounter techniques to listening more attentive. Students practice the art of listening. They are presented with a really difficult piece of 'authentic' listening via a...
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Sending and Receiving Messages When Listening

For Students 7th
In this listening skills worksheet, 7th graders focus on the different ways to send messages while listening. Students read 2 examples and create a dialogue of their own.
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Listening To A Guest Speaker

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers participate in a lesson of listening to a guest speaker. They pay attention to the information and are active in taking notes, generating follow up questions, and summarizing the presentation. Students practice clear...
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The Foundations of Reading

For Students 2nd - 5th
Explore word sounds with emerging readers. Start by grouping a bunch of pictures into two categories: words that make /i/ sound and words that make /u/ sounds. Then decide which sound (/a/, /e/, /i/, /o/, /u/) is employed for each of the...
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How to DO Just About Anything

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners discover how to use a digital camera and how to make a PowerPoint presentation. They practice good listening skills and hear how to make a "Supa Dupa Egg." They take notes and use them to create an effective, step-by-step...
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European Day of Languages

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Young adult or adult English learners complete activities that test reading comprehension, vocabulary and grammar skills, listening and speaking, as well as writing skills. After reading a document on the European Day of Languages, they...
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Mission Impossible: Secret Phrasal Verbs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students work together in groups and each member has a task to solve. They role-play the roles of agents in which they have to listen and speak carefully.
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Anti-Bullying: A Web of Good Feeling

For Teachers K - 5th
Explore bullying, how it feels, and how it feels to stop it! This plan begins with a discussion about bullying in which learners share their personal experiences with the all too common issue. Then as a class read The Meanest Thing to...
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Understanding Character

For Teachers K - 2nd
Use paper dolls to teach characterization. Kids create paper dolls for their main character, supporting character, and villain. After designing clothes for their dolls, writers pretend to be the characters and sit for a television...
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My Mouth is a Volcano

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A discussion about interrupting others sets the stage for a lesson all about respecting others when speaking. Scholars listen to the story, My Mouth is a Volcano by Julia Cook, then brainstorm ways an individual can keep from...
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Turn On, Tune In, and Write Down

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students locate, access and listen to a variety of radio and audio samples found on the Internet. They discuss the material in small groups and identify areas of interest for further discussion.
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Language Practice

For Teachers 1st - 5th
The simple instructional techniques described in this plan will help young readers learn and practice basic reading skills and strategies. Before reading, introduce your readers to the meaning of main character, setting, and plot. Then...
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The Talking Feather

For Teachers Pre-K
Students use the feather when they want to talk and the rest of the class listens. In this listening lesson plan, students practice good manners by respecting the student with the feather.
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BBC Learning English, Listening Comprehension

For Students Higher Ed
In this specific listening comprehension worksheet, students listen to an audio file and then choose the best answer to 15 corresponding multiple choice questions. Students then respond to four questions about non-verbal communication in...
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Poetry Speaking and Listening Standards

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Celebrate April's National Poetry Month or enrich a poetry unit with a wealth of language arts material. Class members develop an oral interpretation of a poem and/or develop a podcast interview with a poet. 
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Setting up for Socratic Seminars

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
You've heard of Socratic Seminars, but how do you implement them into a standard classroom? An introductory lesson includes everything you need to get your students talking, including step-by-step instructions, explanatory handouts, and...
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Lady Gaga: Famous People, ELL Assignment

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Lady Gaga is the focus of this lengthy assignment for English learners. More than 10 exercises address reading and listening comprehension, speaking skills, vocabulary acquisition, grammar and more! A thorough worksheet. Answers are...
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Skills 4 Success

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
What does it take to get a job? You need specific skills like, critical thinking, reading, writing, team work, self-management, and problem solving. Each set of job related skills are defined along with examples. They are grouped by...
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Performance and Reflection on Listening and Speaking

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students prepare for and evaluate their performances in poetry slams. In this literature lesson, students write personal narratives about their poetry slam experiences.
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Philosophical Chairs

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce classes to a discussion technique that encourages a respectful conversation of topics on which reasonable people disagree. Participants develop their critical thinking skills by actively listening to the views of others,...
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Astropup Part One

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Space and dogs—two great ways to get young listeners interested in a story! A two-part audiobook features a tale about a dog named Bonzo and his astronomical adventure through outer-space. 
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Magazine Production

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Analyze magazines as a class, looking carefully for the target audience, advertisements, and topics presented. Small groups then work as a publication team and receive a magazine that they have to "sell." Each individual has a different...
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Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."

For Teachers 8th Standards
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...