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English Speaking Skills

Welcome to EnglishClub Speaking for ESL learners, to help you learn and practise the skill of speaking English.

What is Speaking?
Speaking is the second of the four language skills, which are: 1. Listening 2. Speaking 3. Reading 4. Writing

Speaking Skills Guide
Strategies and tips for better English speaking

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

How to Address People in English audio icon
What name or title can we use when speaking to friends, colleagues, acquaintances, teachers, doctors etc?

Greetings in English audio icon
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

Telephone English
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 in English
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

Speaking about the Weather in English audio icon
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!

Small Talk in English
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 in English
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

A man who can speak two languages is worth two men.Napoleon Hill