Practice Speaking and Self-Monitoring (Episode 1)

This exercise gives you a guided opportunity to respond to a prompt and reflect on your speaking skills.
Download the practice exercises here.

Download the practice exercises here.

In part 4 of the exercises (on page 5), you listen to your recording to decide if you think you sound energetic or bored, based on how you use intonation. Check out these video clips from the popular TV show “Friends” to see and hear examples of “energetic” and “bored” intonation.

Energetic intonation

Bored intonation