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Motivating learners to speak

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Watch clips of classroom speaking activities and teachers talking about how they get their learners speaking.

Teacher trainer John Kay provides a commentary in this video, which shows teachers from South East Asia doing motivating speaking activities with their learners. Before you watch the video, download the video viewing task sheet in the Downloads section below.

As you watch, think about these questions:

  • What techniques do the teachers use to motivate learners how to speak?

  • Most of the learners in this video are primary, do you think there are different ways to motivate older/younger learners?

Want to know more?

Download the procedures for two of the activities from the video to try them out with your own learners.

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