At Prim-Ed Publishing, we are committed to providing quality speaking and listening resources to teachers and primary school pupils in the United Kingdom. Our resources are designed to develop the important English language skills of speaking, oral language, listening comprehension and memory skills.
We understand the importance of spoken language in a child's development and strive to provide the best resources to help progress their capabilities.
Our speaking and listening activities and resources are designed to meet the needs of the National Curriculum for English - ensuring that pupils have the necessary skills to develop strong reading and writing capabilities. With our resources, children will have access to the relevant strategies and a variety of oral language skills needed to grow vocabulary and grammar and build confidence with an increasing command of reading and written language.
At Prim-Ed Publishing, we understand that learning spoken language requires a holistic approach. Our resources are designed to help children develop understanding and speaking and listening skills in a fun and engaging way.
With our resources, teachers can help their pupils understand the importance of speaking and listening in the classroom, and how these skills can be applied outside of the school environment.
Speaking and listening are important skills for primary school children to learn. They help children understand how to use words and sentences, as well as listen carefully and communicate effectively.
With Prim-Ed Publishing's speaking and listening activities and resources, teachers can help their pupils become better at using words, understanding what they hear, making good choices about what they say and remembering information when needed.
An essential skill that we often take for granted, listening is a complex process that requires the active engagement of both the ears and the mind. In order to listen effectively, children need to develop listening skills in the classroom so they can understand spoken language better and respond appropriately in different contexts.
Examples of the different types of listening are:
Teaching listening skills helps children become more attentive, gain better insight into conversations, think before responding, and remember what was said accurately. Listening activities also encourage children to be more open-minded about other people’s perspectives as well as appreciate diverse cultures across the world.
With Prim-Ed Publishing's speaking and listening resources, teachers have access to quality materials that help pupils learn these valuable skills faster and easier than ever!
Speaking and listening skills are essential literacy skills that create the foundation for further learning. Speaking and listening skills involve behaviours and actions used to communicate effectively.
Children develop speaking and listening skills from birth and they are an important focus in primary education.
Examples of speaking and listening skills include:
With Prim-Ed Publishing's speaking and listening resources, teachers have access to materials that help pupils learn these skills quickly and easily!
Oral or spoken language is an essential part of a primary school child's development. Not only does it help them to understand and communicate their ideas and emotions, but it also lays the foundation for further success in reading and written language. It allows children to develop a broader vocabulary, improved pronunciation, better listening comprehension skills, stronger memory recall and enhanced visual discrimination.
As children progress through primary school, it is important that they develop strong spoken language skills. These skills will not only aid in their communication and socialisation, but they will also provide a solid foundation for English reading and writing.
Spoken language skills that primary school children should learn:
By nurturing these spoken language skills in primary school children, we are setting them up for success in all areas of their education. Strong spoken language skills will not only help them in their academic pursuits but will also serve them well as they navigate the complex world around them.
Prim-Ed Publishing’s teaching materials provide a supportive and engaging environment that encourages pupils to participate actively in their learning journey.
Furthermore, using these resources can help to improve pupils' confidence, communication skills, literacy and comprehension abilities, laying the groundwork for future academic and personal success.
With Prim-Ed Publishing's educational resources, you can be sure your English lessons are engaging and aligned with the National Curriculum. Come explore our selection of books, worksheets, games and activities – guaranteed to make learning enjoyable for the whole class!
An example of listening and speaking skills is active listening, which involves paying attention, asking questions and summarising what has been said to ensure understanding.
Yes, there is a strong relationship between speaking and listening. Effective communication requires both skills to be present and used collaboratively.
Listening and speaking skills can be taught through a wide range of methods including role play, simulations, games, discussions and presentations that encourage active participation.
Good listening and speaking skills involve being attentive, speaking clearly and responding appropriately. This can be demonstrated by making eye contact, paraphrasing what was said and asking questions.
Prim-Ed Publishing offers a wide range of speaking and listening resources for all ages. Teachers can choose from full-colour books, photocopiable books, readers and teacher guides to support the teaching of speaking and listening in the classroom.