Oral language ideas and resources

Oral Language Ideas and Resources

Workshop Description

Build your understanding of why we use oral language activities for supportive learning and ESOL students and take a look at the different games, activities and strategies you can use.

The session covers:

  • Why is Oral Language important for communication?
  • Activities to increase understanding
  • Activities to develop the use of specific vocabulary
  • Following instructions
  • Listening comprehension
  • Extending auditory memory
  • ESOL and supportive language student activities - would need to be adjusted if using with special needs

Workshop Details

  • Runs for 3 hours
  • 20 to 30 participants
  • For supportive language and ESOL teacher aides


Denny Newburn: SENCo and literacy Leader at James Cook High School who has written a number of texts for ESOL and secondary school social studies.


This workshop is run by Denny Newburn. Please contact her directly to talk about running this course in your area. Please be aware there may be a fee for running this workshop.