Speaking Is Easy

by Ron C Lee | 01 May 2016
Resource Description: Over 250 short, easy conversations under 19 topics with high-quality audio, free for everyone to use. http://www.rong-chang.com/easyspeak/. Topics include school life, jobs, housing, taking the bus, social networking, sports, and foods. 
Audience: Elementary, Secondary, Adult
Audience Language Proficiency: Beginner, Intermediate
Duration: various
Materials and Technology: Computers or smartphones
Objective(s): With a lot of language input, students can improve speaking fluency. A variety of topics allow instructors to choose something interesting for their students.
Activity Description: If you are teaching a speaking class, this can be your teaching materials. They are free. Instead of asking students to study one or two conversations as a costly traditional textbook does, you can ask students to read more than 20 conversations for one topic. Students are supposed to recite them after class by themselves. With a few months of intensive training and so much input, your students can speak fluent English for sure.