Conversational English Worksheets:
Work in pairs. Decide who will speak and who will interrupt. The speaker should
choose a topic and try to speak about it for a minute while the other tries to
Public Speaking –
Think about some more specific topics within the subject area, and focus
your speech on that. For example, rather than writing about the human diet,
you might want to focus on the pros and cons of the paleo movement, or
the relationship between diet and obesity.
Final Speech Topic –
As you conduct your research, decide on a final, appropriately narrowed
topic for your speech.
Practice Makes Perfect –
Practice your speech. Read it aloud to see how long it is. Practice until you
can speak comfortably and smoothly.
Getting to Know Someone –
It is common when first meeting someone to share a little biographical
information that is appropriate to the situation in which the meeting is taking
Making Conversation –
Working in pairs, have a conversation about
each topic. Each student should speak at least three
times during the exchange.
Write an appropriate greeting for each time of day.
Telephone Talk –
Working in pairs, with one student being
the caller and the other the person who answers the
phone, act out each conversation.
Talking about the Weather –
Come up with similar questions and answers about the weather. Still
working in pairs, ask and answer each other's questions.
Talking about Food –
Come up with similar questions and answers about food. Still working in
pairs, ask and answer each other's questions.
Showing Owenership –
A subject pronoun is used as the subject of a sentence in place of a person’s or
thing’s name or description, particularly after the subject has already been
Verb Tense and Common Questions –
Work with a partner. Take turns asking and answering the
questions below. Make sure you are using the correct verb tense in
Talking with Contractions –
A contraction is a shortened form of two words. An apostrophe takes the place
of the missing letter(s).