Matt Done: Speaking: Before, during, and after


A huge part of our communicative methodology is devoted towards helping students develop their ability to SPEAK in English.
However, speaking activities can bring with them certain issues, such as learners not actively participating, and failing to improve their speaking despite regular practice and frequent error correction.

Fortunately, there are a number of steps teachers can take before, during, and after speaking activities that can increase the chances of them being successful, and help learners gain even greater benefit from them.
In this session, we will have a practical look at some of these ideas and practice them during the session itself.


Matt Done is a director of studies, teacher, and teacher trainer based in Malta. He has been involved in ELT for 16 years and has a special interest in lexical teaching and the pedagogical application of corpora.

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