Oral Tasks Seven activities which promote the development of speaking and listening skills. 1. Listen to the story! 2. Listen to a variety of people reading the story 3. Once familiar with story, fill in the next word when teacher reads it aloud eg. slide 3 teacher says ‘Teithies i o …….’ Class finish with ‘…gwmpas y byd’ 3. Answer questions about the story based on pictures (prompts in Oral 1) 4. Interview each other using questions from the story (Oral 2) 5. Once familiar with the story, groups can role play scenes from the story – with or without a pair reading the script for them. 6. Whilst viewing a colour page, choose a pupil to give a description of Eli / Llwyd / Mali. eg “Dyma Eli, mae o’n hapus. Mae o’n gwisgo ………. . Mae Eli yn bwyta ……….. Mae Llwyd yn ……….” etc 7. Do the above task as a ‘Grandma’s shopping list’ type of exercise – each child adds one statement to the list and each has to retell the list so far, before adding their own suggestions. Aim for about 4 sentences for each picture and encourage use of prepositions, colours, moods, clothes to re-enforce vocabulary.