You must show you can talk in many different ways and also listen attentively to others:
Don't avoid the situation - Yes, that's right you have heard your speech and language therapist telling you it doesn't help to avoid thinking about your oral tasks.
It's not a good idea to keep putting off working on them. You really have got to think about them and get planning and practising.
No need to panic!
These are examples of the activities that you may be asked to do:
This gives you the chance to work in a role, presenting a character other than yourself.
This can be working in a pair as well as a bigger group.
This could be playing in role the different people involved in a typical interview for employment or further and higher education.
This can be done in a pair or a group, where you make the biggest contribution. Although you will have to speak at some length, you do not have to give a solo talk to the class to meet this requirement.
Vocabulary and practise new words when you talk to people, pronouncing them correctly.
Your work on planning, organizing, researching and structuring.
In class, concentrating and listening to what the teacher asks you to do.
Always be clear about what exactly you have to do and stick to the task set when you do your talking.
Did you know that you get marks for showing that you are listening and taking an interest in what other students are saying? Remember all the skills that you developed in therapy about good eye contact, turn-taking and sensible use of gestures. Not many students will know as much about these skills as you do so you will have an advantage.