Time for Talking is a resource and ideas books to support teachers seeking to promote the oral language skills of students in the early years of schooling. Teachers wishing to incorporate the Oral Languages and Speaking and Listening strands of the English National Statements and Profiles Levels 1 and 2 as part of their literacy program will find this book invaluable.
The book offers:
- a framework for implementing and evaluating students' progress in a classroom oral language curriculum
- activities for oral language, some of which are in reproducible blackline masters
- a resource list of literature and other language materials.
Time for Talking develops and encourages in students a positive attitude to speaking and listening skills and a greater interest and knowledge about language processes. English language is shown as being fun and rewarding - a challenge within the reach of all students.