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  • Class Activities ForDeveloping Speaking Skills By Noureen Arshad
  • Speaking means conveying the message through the words of mouth. This skill is also called ‘Oral Skill’ or ‘Communicative Skill’.
  • How To Develop SpeakingSkills? To develop this skill, the students need intensive practice. Speaking practice is usually done in pair & group work.
  • Types Of Class ActivitiesLanguage experts have organized oral skills into four distinctive types.i. Drills or Linguistically Structured Activitiesii. Performance Activitiesiii. Participation Activitiesiv. Observation Activities
  • Drills or LinguisticallyStructured Activities Teacher provide a particular structure and the students practice it by repeating it. For Example, Student 1 to Student 2:I’m Noureen. What’s your name?Student 2 to Student 3:I’m Anam. What’s your name?…….. So on………..
  • Performance Activities Students prepare himself beforehand and delivers a message to a group. e.g. Student’s Speech
  • Participation Activities Students participates in some communicative activity in a “natural setting”. e.g. Discussions on some topics.
  • Observation ActivitiesStudents observe something, writes a brief summary and present his finding to the class.
  • Some Most Commonly UsedActivities Short Speeches Gap Activities Role Play Discussions
  • Short Speeches• students may be given some easy topics• Prepare them in verbal or written form• Come to stage or deliver a lecture or speech for given time frame before the class.
  • Gap ActivityIt is a form of a Dialogue. One person has some information which the other person does not have. An interview or self introduction is an activity of this kind.
  • Gap Activity In this way information gap is fill. This activity will remove the students hesitation.
  • Role Play This is also a form of dialogue.  Students may be asked to play different roles in the form of a drama. Students play different roles.
  • Role Playe.g.One student act like Shopkeeper and the other as the customer in a Shopping situation.
  • Role Play This exercise will encourage the students to speak in real life situation.
  • Discussions  Teacher will give some topics or pictures  Give them instructions how to proceed
  • Discussions Students will discusses the topic Then the teacher or leader of group ask the questions and discussions are carried out.