All English students will be taking part in speaking tasks this term – so what makes a good speaker?
Speaking is a fundamental process that people use to express, explore, and learn about ideas. Speaking includes: sharing information, persuading others, expressing and understanding ideas, coordinating activities with others, and selecting and critically analysing messages. Contexts of this communication include one-on-one opportunties such as job interviews, small group interactions, large audiences and meetings, and interactions with broadcast media.
- Consider audience and variables in the speaking situation
- Produce a coherent message
- Participate in a variety of communication situations
- Use appropriate content and conventions for purpose, audience, occasion, and context
- Demonstrate control of delivery skills
- Participate appropriately in one-on-one situations and group settings
- Recognise the role of evaluation in oral communication
- Recognise the role of response in oral communication