Welcome to EnglishClub.com Speaking for ESL learners, to help you learn and practise the skill of speaking English.
is the second of the four language skills
, which are:
1. Listening 2. Speaking 3. Reading 4. Writing
What Is Speaking?
A basic look at what speaking is and is not, and what it involves for English learners.
The Importance of Speaking Practice
Speaking to yourself can be "dangerous" because men in white coats may come and take you away!! That is why you should make every effort possible to find somebody to speak with.
Improve your speaking with MyEC!Find English learners and teachers to practise speaking with on MyEnglishClub. Visit the chat room or join this learning partner group.
How to say hello in English. On these pages you can listen to and practise greeting people in a variety of situations - from the classroom to business.
"What should I call you?"
How to Address People in English
What name or title can we use when speaking to friends, colleagues, acquaintances, teachers, doctors etc?
In this lesson we look at some of the words and expressions that we use for telephoning. There are also some practice sessions and a quiz for you to check your understanding.
Presentations & Public Speaking
Learn how to give a presentation or speak in public in English. This tutorial guides you step by step through the process of making a presentation, from preparation to conclusion and questions.
"Well Done!!!! All the basics, in an easy to use, easy to follow format! Finally, my students have some high quality, free material to use!"
John Herzig, Teacher, USA
Speaking about the Weather
Even strangers discuss the weather. Learn the proper vocabulary and expressions, and you'll find it easy to start a conversation anytime, anywhere--with anyone you meet!
What can we say in casual conversations with strangers or colleagues we meet in the lift? Small talk is a casual form of conversation that "breaks the ice" or fills an awkward silence between people.
Agreeing and Disagreeing
Sooner or later you will get the urge to agree or disagree with something that is being said in English. Offering an opinion can be difficult when it is not in your first language...
Speaking vs Writing (article)
TOEFL Speaking Section (with audio examples)
Start your own English Club
Superstar Talks about learning to speak Thai
Informal Contractions (gonna, wanna)
Talking Point Discussions
Speak, Sing and Play with your Baby in English
Cash Transactions (dialogues)
Customer Service (dialogues)
Taking Reservations (dialogues)
Checking out of a Hotel (dialogues)
Checking in for a flight (dialogues)
Ordering cocktails (dialogue)
Booking an appointment (dialogue)
Doctor's Diagnosis (dialogue)
Visiting Hours (dialogue)
Working in a restaurant (dialogue)
Taking a tour (dialogue)
Talking to a Police Officer
Describing a Crime
Practise Reciting Poetry
English Speaking Links