Developing Oral Language with Picture Prompts

No Prep Fun Ways to Develop Oral Language

Strong oral language skills build the foundation for literacy and academic success.  This is true for native English speakers and English Language learners alike.  As ESL teachers, this crucial skill can be challenging to develop in shy and hesitant ELLs.

Ready for an easy no-prep way to engage your students while building oral language proficiency?

Picture prompts are fun and creative ways to get your students talking or writing!  Pictures can add engagement and fun while practicing sequencing, describing, and more. 

Here are a few of my favorites!





What are your favorite ways to develop oral language with your students?

Happy Teaching!


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