Here you can have some tips and decorative elements for the Speaking part.
- Do not repeat the same words all over in your speech. Try to come up with synonyms or other ways of conveying the message.
- Synonyms of “way” and “useful” in the following context:
- One way to figure out what the students’ needs are is.. . Another useful strategy is… . Asking direct questions is as well effective.
- Try to use more high level versions (or more English versions) of the same meaning:
- When you find a problem in class -> when you encounter/come across a problem in class
- Teach -> deliver a lesson, convey the lesson/knowledge.
- Learn -> grasp knowledge/values
- Make sure you decorate your speech by using plenty of adjectives whenever you are describing something.
- Good: awesome, great, beneficial, effective, positive.
- Bad: dreadful, negative, detrimental, challenging
- Difficult: challenging, troublesome
- Important: relevant, paramount, imperative, crucial
USE SPECIFIC HIGH LEVEL WORDS :
- Verbs: strive, foresee, address, stir, deter, undermine, undertake, underlie, entail, etc.
- Nouns: predicament, individuals, denizens, guidance, midst, narrative, lifespan, etc.
- Adjectives: marital (status), muddy (middle of life), unfurling (adventure), endless deadening (responsibilities), etc.
USE ADVERBS –LY: (actually –de hecho-, virtually – prácticamente-, definitely, certainly…)
- The key is to…..and not merely to …
- They can reflect silently (in silence)
- Provide an analysis promptly (fast)
- What’s ultimately important is applying the knowledge in the real world.
- Take the time to critically reflect on…
- Students ability to think deeply and critically
- Let me fully think though the answer
PHRASAL VERBS C1-C2 (always followed to +ing or nouns):
- Come up with: Come up with an imaginary scenario and have kids work through the steps to solve a problem as a class
- Carry out: I finally ask my pupils to create an action plan to carry out the solution.
- Boil down to (resumirse a): Eventually (a la larga) everything boils down to creating an easy-going atmosphere in the classroom.
USE OF ENGLISH C1–C2:
- Inversiones :
- NOT ONLY DOES collaborative learning boost the development of higher-level thinking and oral communication, BUT ALSO it increases student retention, self-esteem and responsibility.
- LITTLE ARE most of the people aware of the importance of critical thinking later in the student’s professional life.
- Children should be posed open questions like “why do you think so..?” and asked to explain their thinking.
- Educators are considered to set an example for their pupils and I couldn’t agree more.
- Idioms: to bend over backwards, run the extra mile, we are all in the same boat, every cloud has a silver lining.
- Binomials (https://salondeidiomas.es/binomios-en-ingles/): back and forth, up and about, now and then, over and over, high and dry, by and large, etc.
- Do not start all you sentences the same way. Turn around the way you convey several statements: E.g. I believe an effective method to practice creative thinking is…. Another great way to focus on the positive in not-so-positive situations is the ……. thinking strategy. Asking a variety of questions is another technique is grasping critical-thinking skills.
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