Teaching pathways: How to teach speaking

Our online training course 'Teaching pathways - How to teach speaking' helps you learn how to design speaking tasks and improve the speaking skills of your students. 

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Welcome to 'Teaching pathways: how to teach speaking'

In this practical 4-week course, you will develop your understanding of speaking skills and explore teaching techniques and activities which promote oral communication in the classroom for a range of ages and levels.

This course will be available later in 2022

About the course

Module 1: Understanding speaking – key terms and issues

The aim of this module is to explore key terms and issues in the teaching of speaking. The module also looks at how to evaluate and modify activities in terms of communicative quality.

By the end of this module, you'll be able to recognise issues related to accuracy and fluency in speaking practice.

Module 2 - Understanding speaking – maximising interaction

The aim of this module is to introduce a range of techniques and activities which promote oral communication in the classroom. The module looks at the benefits of pair and group work and adapting tasks to maximise student interaction. You are also given the opportunity to prepare and deliver speaking activities to their peers.

Module 3 - Understanding language practice activities

The aim of this module is to explore and evaluate a range of language practice activities. The module covers adapting activities for different ages and levels. You are then given the opportunity to select appropriate activities which correspond to lesson aims and to justify your choices.

Start dates and duration

This course will be available later in 2022

Cost

Free

Certificates

For participants who successfully complete all tasks and achieve a score of 70% or above in the online exercises, there will be a downloadable certificate of completion at the end of the course.

Level of English required

Minimum CEFR B1

 

How do I access the course after I have enrolled?

On a desktop or laptop computer
  1. Log in to your free TeachingEnglish account.
  2. If you have enrolled in the course, you will see 'MY PORTFOLIO' in the menu bar at the top of the page next to the Home button.
  3. Move your mouse over MY PORTFOLIO to see the drop-down menu.
  4. Click on ‘My courses’ to access your training.
On a mobile device
  1. Log in to your free TeachingEnglish account.
  2. Tap the three horizontal lines next to the home button to open the menu.
  3. Below ‘Home’, you will see MY PORTFOLIO and ‘My courses’ below. Tap on MY PORTFOLIO if you don’t see ‘My courses’.
  4. Tap on ‘My courses’ to access your training.

 

Comments

Submitted by Maryem on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 18:43

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I tried to join this course but there is no green tab on the right. I've checked it many times and ended up with the same thing: no green tab to enroll.

Hi Maryem

This course is no longer available for enrolment. We expect to offer the course again later in the year.

Thanks,
Cath

TE Team

Hi Teona

This course is now closed for enrolment. We expect it to be available again later this year.

Thanks,
Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Abeer Hammad on Wed, 02/02/2022 - 18:06

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I am really interseted in attending this course , send me forward its access 

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 02/03/2022 - 13:44

In reply to by Abeer Hammad

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Hi Abeer

This course is now closed for enrolment. We expect it to be available again later this year.

Thanks,
Cath

TE Team

Submitted by ridha217 on Thu, 02/03/2022 - 06:57

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Hello,

I would like to inform you that I was notified about acheiving the course and receiving the "Teaching pathways, How to teach speaking" Certficate, but unfortunately I cannot see it on My awards list.

My appologies if this would disturb you.

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 02/03/2022 - 13:41

In reply to by ridha217

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Hello ridha217

If you have completed the course but have not received your certificate, please can you use the orange "Help" button on the course page to contact the technical team? They will be able to help you resolve this issue.

Thanks,
Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Lamiaa Aamer on Thu, 02/03/2022 - 19:29

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I have finished the "How to Teach Speaking" course today but I couldn't download the certificate. I tried to log out and in again to find that my progress was erased from my profile along the "How to Teach Listening" and "How to Motivate Learners" courses that I finished last year.

Please help me get back on track as I need that certificate and I don't wanna go through the courses all over again.

Best Regards,
Lamiaa

Hi Lamiaa

Sorry you are having problems with getting your certificate. To resolve this issue you need to contact the technical team using the orange "Help" button in the botttom-right-hand corner of the courses page.

Thanks

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Aeschylus on Fri, 02/04/2022 - 15:11

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Good day,

I enrolled and finished the online courses. is there anything else as a requirement for my certificate; I can't find it from "my award" tab

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 02/07/2022 - 09:51

In reply to by Aeschylus

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Hello Aeschylus

If you have completed the course but can't access your certificate, you need to contact the technical team using the orange "Help" button on the courses homepage. They will be able to resolve this issue for you.

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Durdona Ruzmatova on Fri, 02/04/2022 - 16:06

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Please help me to join this course. I'm afraid of missing it. I've already enrolled but there isn't any course named "How to teach speakin".

Submitted by Thammarat on Sun, 02/06/2022 - 10:13

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Hello everyone

I am Tommy from Thailand. It is very invaluable and useful for me as a teacher to learn and also improve myself in language teaching.

Many effectively practical activities I have gotten out of the course.

keep going on !

thanks

 

Submitted by Janitzie on Tue, 02/08/2022 - 01:03

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Hello, I was enrolled in this course and I wanted to end it today. I don't have access to it, the due date is February 8 and today is February 7, what can I do?

Hello Janitzie

I believe the final date for the course was 31st January. If you are enrolled, and have completed most of the course, try contacting the technical team by using the orange "Help" button on the course page.

Thanks,

Cath
TE Team

Submitted by gulienglishgul… on Tue, 02/08/2022 - 18:11

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I could complete 2 modules of the course,unfortunately it was closed on 8th february,i would like to know  shall i have  opportunity to take 3rd last course about activities .

Hello SwastiDhar

I'm afraid it's not possible to contact users by email individually to inform them about upcoming courses, but please check back regularly to the site, where we always update course information and upcoming events.

Thanks
Cath
TE Team

Submitted by naeem Buk on Mon, 02/14/2022 - 00:25

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I want to sign up for this course, I have regsitered for this site but do not see how to sign up for this course. Thanks

Submitted by Siegfried on Fri, 02/18/2022 - 02:37

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I'm trying to enroll in it but I can't find how.
I think it's because it's not schedule by the moment
I have just enrolled to "How to teach pronunciation" but I want to enroll in speaking too.
Could you help me please?

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 02/21/2022 - 09:05

In reply to by Siegfried

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Hi Siegfried,

This course is no longer available for enrolment. The course will be offered again later in 2022.

Thanks,

Cath

TE Team

Hello Ayebazibwe

This course is no longer available for enrolment. The course will be offered again later in 2022.

Thanks,

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Ayebazibwe Chr… on Sat, 02/19/2022 - 10:58

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Aspect of speech.

When Teaching speaking its often a voluntary action of a given language and ENGLISH LANGUAGE in particular. Therefore the origin of a person determines the level of language use. Therefore when we are Teaching English language, teachers must always forcus on changing the attitude of students and children towards loving the subject.

Speaking can always be more pragmatic when teachers allow students to practice it in a practical matter. This is through open air speeches and and recitation of poetry. This is a mastery technique for language speech

Submitted by Su Sandy Htay on Fri, 03/04/2022 - 05:31

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Hello. I tried the steps that you mentioned to enroll in the course. I went to "My course" and clicked the Explore all courses and nothing happened later. Would you please help me?

Hello

This course is now finished and closed for registration. It will be offered again later in 2022, so please check back.

Thanks,

Cath
TE Team

Submitted by Seydou Desséry… on Sat, 03/05/2022 - 22:18

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Teaching speaking is great challenge for me. English language is learnt through many situation. As an English clun leader in my community and also a teacher of English, I think to know how to teach speaking will be benefit to me.

Submitted by Htun Win Lin on Sun, 03/06/2022 - 14:23

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I believe the training course date has not started yet. Am I correct?
Please kindly let us know when the course will start and how to register.
Thank you in advance.

Hello Htun Win Lin

This course is now closed for registration, but we expect to run it again later in 2022. Please check back here to see when and how you can enrol.

Thanks,

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by sdpcat on Mon, 03/07/2022 - 18:51

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Dear all, I have tied, but seems not have a button to click on and access the course whereas the ones one pays it works.

Hello

This course has now finished and is no longer available for registration. It will be offered again later in 2022.

Thanks,

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Anna Kushkina on Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:02

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Hello.
Unfortunately, I can't enroll because the course How to teach speaking is still unavailable and the web-page of My courses is not opened, just blank page. Also I can't subscribe to newsletter, the same blank page.Help me, please, to solve these problems.

Hi Anna

We have just updated the website and we are having some issues with different parts of the website. We hope to resolve these issues as quickly as possible.

Thanks for your patience and understanding.

Paul

TeachingEnglish team

Submitted by Teacher Mae on Fri, 04/01/2022 - 06:51

In reply to by Paul Braddock

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The course is ending, and I haven't completed because I can't open "my course" for several time.

Submitted by annele on Thu, 04/07/2022 - 08:20

In reply to by Teacher Mae

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Hi,
I am so sorry to hear that the technical difficulties prevented you from opening the course to complete it. I hope that doesn't happen again for you.
Best regards,
Anne
TeachingEnglish team

Submitted by thepam on Wed, 03/23/2022 - 20:37

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May training is taking ages because I can't access that. It's error all the time. =/

Hi,
There were technical difficulties as we changed systems, I am sorry to hear that it slowed down your progress, hope that you managed to complete it and found it interesting.
Regards,
Anne
TeachingEnglish team

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