This TED Talk focuses on ways to improve the quality of your conversations and increase your talking skills. Celeste Headlee’s extensive experience as a writer and radio host makes her a perfect person to teach us how to communicate with others. In her speech, she proposes 10 rules that everybody should follow to make their conversations better.
The worksheet consists of a few warm-up questions, 2 vocabulary activities: the first one focuses on verb + preposition collocations, while the other on matching words with definitions. This is followed by a short speaking in pairs task (on the basis of new vocabulary). At the end, students have a chance to discuss the 10 rules proposed by Celeste and express their opinion about them.