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10 Ways to Use Drama to Develop Speaking and Listening skills

The use of speech to develop writing or comprehension skills is a great way to both motivate children not just in literacy lessons but across the whole primary curriculum.

  • Telling stories
  • Communicating in a range of formal and non-formal contexts
  • Presentation skills
  • Building confidence in a range of vocabulary
1 hour
School-wide licence: £120 + VAT
Accessible Until
7 days following broadcast

About this course

This livestream short course costs just £120+VAT for a school-wide licence, providing access to every member of staff in your school.

For further information on how to purchase this training, please take a look at the 'About livestream training' section below.

Course overview:

The use of speaking and listening skills not only helps us communicate our ideas to the world, but effective verbal communication is also essential for a successful career. 

In this course, we will look at:

  • Practical speaking and listening activities that you can use in the classroom tomorrow. 
  • Presentation skills and activities that develop ‘professional’ vocabulary and build confidence for all children.
  • Speaking and listening activities that can be used to develop vocabulary in any subject. 


This course is appropriate for primary schools.

About livestream training

The school-wide licence for this livestream short course costs just £120+VAT and provides access to every member of staff at your school.

By purchasing this livestream training:

  • Every member of staff in your school can log in independently from home or wherever they are.
  • Your team will be able to ask questions using the chat window which will be answered by the presenter at the end of the session.
  • A recording of the course will be made available to everyone at your school for a further 30 days following broadcast, so they can still watch the training even if they cannot attend the course live.


How to purchase:

To buy a school-wide licence for this livestream short course, please click the 'Book Now' button next to your chosen date* below and complete the checkout process to place your order. You will receive an automated email with further instructions on how to provide access to the rest of the staff at your school.

Please note that all times stated below are in British Summer Time (BST).

*If there are no dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

13 October 2021, 3:45PM