Centre for Better English
An English speaking course is in essence one where the overriding objective is to improve the fluency and confidence of the student when speaking English, and so improve the ability of the student to communicate effectively in English.
There are many facets to developing speaking skills. A good English speaking course should have specific English lessons to cover all of these facets which include; active vocabulary and grammar development, pronunciation, intonation, turn-taking, conversational gambits and many others. The English speaking course should aim to maximize the amount of student speaking time through group and pair work, it is this building of confidence through practice that is absolutely vital when developing speaking skills in another language.
For Spoken English Communication learning: