As speaking becomes more important in language exams, students need to confidently respond to impromptu questions. Steven Fawkes investigates how to encourage spontaneity.
About the author:
Steven Fawkes is ALL’s Honorary Membership Officer, a Trustee and Fellow of the Association; he also chairs the NE branch and supports several Special Interest Groups. Steven has managed the ALL Literature project since it began and oversees the wiki (http://ALL-Literature.wikidot.com), where further suggestions and loads of texts can be found, including ten activities for exploiting a text contributed by teachers in the North East, in the section called Pedagogy and Research.