Spoken Language Study Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources for Spoken Language Study

From TES English, a collection of free teaching resources, worksheets, activities, guides, background information, and audio and web links for GCSE English Language on Spoken Language.

IMPORTANT! This collection is intended for use during the teaching and learning stage of the unit. Please refer to Resource 1 (Introduction) for full information.


Spoken Language Teaching Resources 1 - 10

  • Social influences, idiolect, stereotypes, accent and dialect, standard and non-standard forms.

Spoken Language Teaching Resources 11 - 20

  • Slang, theories and specialist vocabulary, language and occupation, spoken genres and relevant articles.

Spoken Language Teaching Resources 21 - 30

  • Transcripts, power and language, multi-modal texts, and routines and speech.

Spoken Language Teaching Resources 31 - 38

  • Multi-modal texts, features of the spoken mode and relevant articles.

Persuasive Techniques and Devices: Flash Quiz

  • Stop the Clock flash quiz for use on the whiteboard and / or in computer suite. Persuasive techniques and devices used in speeches / formal letters. Has a useful ‘no timer’ option for teacher-led presentation and three difficulty levels.

Techniques and Devices used in Speeches: An Overview

  • An overview of the techniques and devices used in speeches.

Yoofspeak by Matt Hill

  • “Kids screaming with laughter around you? Then your skirt is tucked into your knickers and you’re standing right next to a LOLcano. Careful you don’t get burned, LOL.” For the staffroom more than the classroom, a selection of Matt Hill’s ‘Y More…oofspeak’ articles from the TES magazine. Some (but not all) will be of use / appropriate to support Spoken Language Study.

The Study of Spoken Language CCEA

  • Assessment objectives, what’s expected, things you need to know and a step-by-step overview of Controlled Assessment Unit 4, Task 1 - Spoken Language Study. CCEA awarding body.

Spoken Language Study Edexcel

  • Assessment objectives, what’s expected, things you need to know, what your students need to study & what you need to submit as evidence for Unit 3 - Spoken Language Study. Edexcel awarding body.

Spoken Language Study Controlled Assessment

Scheme of Work: Spoken Language Study Controlled Assessment

  • Scheme of work overview and lesson plans for GCSE English Language - Unit 3(c) - Spoken Language Study Controlled Assessment. Investigate a type of public talk: Explore the ways that President Obama uses language to influence the American people. For submission in Jan 2011, June 2011, Jan 2012 & June 2012.

Spoken Language Study Controlled Assessment: Teaching Resources

  • Teaching resources, worksheets and activities for GCSE English Language - Unit 3(c) - Spoken Language Study Controlled Assessment. Investigate a type of public talk: Explore the ways that President Obama uses language to influence the American people. For submission in Jan 2011, June 2011, Jan 2012 & June 2012.

Teaching Resources for Spoken Language - Web links

BBC Voices

Catherine Tate meets Tony Blair

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Accents!

OCR GCSE English: Introduction to Spoken Language