Flip Cards: Communication – Ways of Speaking

1. Listen to each word as your read the written form.
2. Flip the card and read the definition.
3. Say the word to complete the sentence below. (Flip the card back to check if necessary.)
4. Listen again to compare your pronunciation.


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talk informally about unimportant things

“Ok everyone, stop _______ing for a moment, I have something important to tell you.”


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speak very quietly

"I don't want anyone else to hear, so I'll _______ it to you.


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talk in a quick, confused and excited way

"What are you _______ing on about? I can't understand a word you're saying!"


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speak in a low voice, especially when expressing irritation.

"Are you _____ing to yourself again? Who, or what has annoyed you now?"

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1. Complete the sentences from the cards and listen to check.

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