Written for practicing and trainee English and Drama specialists, this text clarifies what constitutes useful knowledge about spoken English and how pupils aged 11-16 can develop their skills in speaking and listening through the use of drama.

chapter |8 pages

Language and learning

chapter |10 pages

Understanding spoken English

chapter |12 pages

Investigating speech

chapter |7 pages

Words and actions

chapter |13 pages

Using playscripts as models of speech