Speaking activities — Grades 10–12


These activities complement communicative teaching practices. They don’t cover all exam requirements — remember to use the GESE Exam information booklet to ensure that you cover all the exam content.

There is no pre-designed Topic form to download at this level (GESE Grades 4, 5 and 6 only).

Exam preparation

GESE Grade 10
— CEFR level C1.1

GESE Grade 11 — CEFR level C1.2

GESE Grade 12 - CEFR level C2

Sample prompts

Additional speaking activities

The following additional speaking activities at CEFR level C1 are informed by insights gained from the Trinity Lancaster Spoken Learner Corpus research project. Learning from prior assessment results, these activities focus on practising aspects of speaking that will help students improve their communication skills in all situations.



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