Speaking and Discussion

As a representative course of CIP ENGLISH ON, a native speaker technical school, you may improve your overall speaking skills such as pronunciation, vocabulary, expression, and discussion. 

Customized education is provided according to the learner's age, request, and English level.



* Meet selected speaking teachers from all over the Philippines!

* Improve your conversation skills through correction and review!

* Clear and practical expression, take a native speaker class!


Study period: 4 to 24 weeks.                                                Start Date: Every Monday 

Level: beginner to advance                                                   to whom: 15 years old or older

Unit of study: 25/50 minutes class                                       Class Date: 2/3/5 classes per week.

Teacher: Filipino; Native(US, UK)

Teaching Method: Video one-on-one lessons-ZOOM, CLASSIN, etc.

Textbook: Textbook specializing in conversation and discussion.

PROMOTION20% (25-mins.) / 30% (50-mins.) discount for the first 4 weeks.

CUSTOMER SERVICETeacher reservation system, free weekend lectures.






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  • The above tuition is the amount for which the promotion has been applied.
  • In case of extension, you pay the full tuition for 4 weeks. However, discounts apply for more than 8 weeks.
  • If you want to study for more than 2 hours a day, please contact us.





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Speaking and Discussion: Course Overview


Book and Resources: Let’s Talk 1

Aim: The student should learn how to;

  • ask people how they feel in different situations.
  • make and accept invitations, or refuse invitations politely
  • describe family members and other people
  • describe hobbies and interests





Week 1

Introducing yourself and others; asking for and giving personal information

Introduction; a radio interview; conversations about personal information

Phone numbers, addresses; emails, ages and birthday

Describing personal appearance; describing personality characteristic

Description of physical appearance; descriptions of personality characteristics. 

Adjectives to describe appearance and personality

Week 2

Talking about hobbies; describing sports characteristics; discussing extreme sports.

Conversation about hobbies and interest; a description of an unusual sport.

Hobbies and sports.

Talking about families; discussing living arrangements; describing a good friend.

A description of a family conversation about best friends.

Family members; characteristics of living arrangements and friends.

Week 3

Talking about shopping habits and preferences; giving compliments;suggesting gifts; discussing spending habits and attitudes

Conversation about shopping; descriptions of recent purchases; interviews about spending habits

Places to shop; clothing; ways to save money; gifts

Describing past trips; taking a vacation survey; discussing famous places; talking about things to take on a trip.

Descriptions of trips; conversations about travel experiences.

Adjectives to describe trips; vacations activities; famous places; things to take on vacation

Week 4

Talking about food;

Describing eating habits; planning a meal; describing traditional meals and unusual foods

Mealtime conversations; descriptions of experiences with unusual foods

Foods and drinks; adjectives to describe food; places to eat

Discussing movies and TV shows; taking a TV survey; planning a TV schedule 

Description of movies; TV show segments

Types of movies and TV shows; adjectives to describe movies and TV shows

Week 5

Discussing healthy lifestyles; taking health and sleep habit quizzes; discussing sleep and dreams


A radio show about health; a talk about sleep and dreams

Adjectives to describe a healthy lifestyle; healthy activities; phrases to describe sleep habits

Talking about ways to remember things; discussing problems and giving advice

Conversations about how to remember things; a radio show about problems and advice

Ways to remember things; things people forget; problems and advice

Week 6

Asking for and giving directions; talking about cities; recommending places; planning a fun day out 

Directions; descriptions of cities and their characteristics

Prepositions of place and directions; characteristics of cities; places to visit

Talking about ways people celebrate holidays; discussing and giving advice about manners; comparing customs 

Descriptions of holidays in three countries; a conversation comparing different customs

Holidays; ways to celebrate holidays; expressions about manners and customs

Week 7

Talking about celebrities; taking a quiz about celebrities; discussing famous people from the past

A radio show about two famous writers; old radio interviews with three famous inventors

Types of famous people; words and expressions to describe celebrities and famous people

Talking about typical and unusual homes; describing things in a home; taking a survey about home preferences

Descriptions of dream homes; interviews about unusual homes

Furniture and things in homes; types of homes; characteristics of homes

Week 8

Talking about games; sharing childhood memories; talking about fads; discussing what’s in and out of style

Descriptions of three childhood memories; a conversation about fads

Games; types of fads; toys; hairstyles and fashions

Talking about past achievements and regrets; talking about hopes and dreams

A conversation about past achievements and regrets; a conversation about hopes for the future

Expressions about achievements and regrets; expressions to describe predictions


Book and Resources: Let’s Talk 2

Aim: The student should learn how to;

  • start, maintain and close simple face-to-face conversations on topics that are familiar or of personal interest
  • talk in detail about experiences, feelings, and reactions
  • briefly explain and justify opinions
  • give a short prepared presentation on a very familiar area
  • have simple telephone conversations with other people





Week 1

Talking about favorite places and colors; describing personalities; discussing and using icebreakers

A conversation about color and personality; conversations of people meeting for the first time

Adjectives to describe places; colors; expressions to keep a conversation going

Talking about first impressions; role-playing meeting new people and phone conversations; giving and taking messages

An article about first impressions; answering machine messages

Ways to greet people; phone behavior; expressions for using the phone

Week 2

Discussing foods and cooking techniques; talking about restaurant meals; role-playing restaurant conversations

Recipe instructions; conversations in a restaurant

Types of food; cooking techniques; food measurements; international foods; foods on a menu

Talking about weather and seasons; describing extreme weather experiences; giving advice about extreme weather

A weather forecast; advice on what to do in a thunderstorm

Types of weather; adjectives to describe moods; times of day; extreme weather

Week 3

Talking about job likes and dislikes; describing job experiences; discussing unusual jobs; talking about what’s important in a job

Conversations on the first day of work; interviews with people with unusual jobs

Jobs; workplaces; job features

Describing hobbies and interests; discussing chores; talking about typical activities; making weekend plans

Interviews about leisure activities; a conversation about how people spend their time 

Adjectives to describe hobbies; leisure activities; everyday activities and chores

Week 4

Talking about participation in sports; conducting interviews about sports; discussing and playing games

Interviews about sports people play and watch; instructions on how to play games

Sports and games; game categories

Discussing traffic and transportation problems; talking about different ways to travel; planning a trip

Interviews about traffic and transportation problems and solutions; descriptions of memorable trips

Ways to travel; traffic and transportation problems; traffic signs

Week 5

Talking about past vacations; describing perfect vacations; discussing tourist attractions

Descriptions of vacations; a conversation about overseas vacations

Vacation activities; geographical features

Describing gadgets and their uses; discussing product features; explaining a new invention

Conversations of people shopping for electronic products; a TV show about new products

Gadgets and everyday items; uses for gadgets; features and functions of electronic products

Week 6

Talking about animals and plants; discussing environmental problems and solutions

A tour of a zoo; a tour of a nature preserve

Animals and animal species; environmental problems; ways to help the environment

Talking about news stories and sources; telling a story; discussing current-events survey

TV news reposts; a conversation about funny news stories

New sources; newspaper sections

Week 7

Comparing city and country life; talking about safety habits and trips

Conversations about cities people used to live in; news stories of unlucky and dumb criminals

City and country features; types of crimes; ways to stay safe

Discussing favorite activities; talking about music and movies; discussing art and articles 

Styles of music; descriptions of DVDs; an art museum tour

Types of music; types of art; words associated with art

Week 8

Describing how someone has changed; talking about childhood memories; discussing historical places and events

A conversation about memories; tours of popular tourists sites

Past actions and events; countries; tourist attractions; periods of time in the past

Discussing funny pictures and stories; talking about comics and cartoons; telling jokes

Funny stories; true funny stories

Words to describe humor; types of humor


Book and Resources: Let’s Talk 3

Aim: The student should learn how to;

  • take an active part in the conversation, expressing clearly points of view
  • evaluate advantages and disadvantages and participate in reaching a decision in formal or informal discussion
  • use the telephone to find out the detailed information and ask to follow up questions to check that a point is fully understood

  • summarise orally the plot and sequence of events in a film or play





Week 1

Greetings; describing successful conversations; solving problems; discussing attitudes toward problem solving

Conversations of people greeting one another; conversations of people solving problems

Expressions of what to do during a conversation; discussion topics; expressions of problem-solving attitudes

Role playing giving advice; describing feelings; discussing meanings of gestures; reacting to and discussing accents

Conversation of friends discussing their feelings; interviews with people talking about the English they use

Adjectives to describe feelings; expressions to describe meanings; non-American English words and expressions

Week 2

Discussing crimes, punishments, and attitudes toward crime; discussing crime movies; speculating about a possible crime

Crime story summaries; conversations of people choosing and reacting to watching a crime DVD

Types of crime and criminals; statements on attitudes toward crime; words to describe crime

Discussing strange pictures; creating and telling stories; talking about superstitions

A conversation about strange picture; a strange story; stories about lucky and unlucky people

Adjectives to describe the effects of viewing optical illusions; words related to superstitions

Week 3

Talking about kinds of classes; recalling the first day of school and more recent details; discussing study techniques

A conversation about two people’s first day of high school; description of study techniques

Attributes and features found in schools; study techniques

Talking about successful and famous people; discussing sayings about money; discussing the importance of money

Biographies of successful Internet entrepreneurs; a biography of a prince

Qualities important for success; sayings about money 

Week 4

Talking about languages and language problems; discussing behavior in various situations; discussing customs

Conversations about language problems and customs people experienced abroad

Languages; words related to customs

Discussing everyday products; talking about inventions; explaining how to make things

Descriptions of frustrations with new products; descriptions of inventions; instructions on how to make something 

Words related to technology, inventions, and everyday products

Week 5

Talking about healthy and unhealthy situations; giving advice; explaining exercises; discussing stress and how to reduce it

Conversations of people describing health problems; descriptions of stressful situations

Adjectives to describe healthy and unhealthy activities; health treatments; words related to stress

Describing impressions of ads; discussing company slogans and brands

Commercials; a discussion about the psychology of buying and selling

Adjectives to describe ads; corporate slogans; product selling points; types of shoppers; types of advertising

Week 6

Telling stories; talking about news stories; reacting to headlines; role-playing an interview

News reports; a newspaper interview

Headlines; words related to the news and news stories

Describing qualities of friendship; talking about friendship; describing a perfect partner; talking about marriage

Descriptions of best friends; a conversation about high school classmates

Qualities important for friendship; relationships; sayings about friends; adjectives to describe a perfect partner

Week 7

Talking about and giving advice; discussing risky situations and behavior; telling stories

An interview with a park ranger about hiking; descriptions of frightening experiences

Potentially risky activities; words related to risk-taking

Talking about popularity; popular discussion topics; telling stories; talking about success; giving advice

Conversations of people with different tones of voice; funny stories; conversations of people at work

Adjectives to describe tone of voice; qualities important in a friend; qualities important for success

Week 8

Giving travel advice; describing vacations; planning and describing a fantastic trip

Tour groups preparing for day trips; a description of a memorable trip

Words related to travel advice; typical vacation activities; words found in travel brochures

Talking about typical jobs; recommending jobs; discussing interviewing tips

Descriptions of jobs; job interviews

Jobs; potential job skills; words related to job ads; interviewing tips


Book and Resources: American Headway (Intermediate level)

Aim: The student should learn how to;

  • express oneself fluently and appropriately, adopting a level of formality appropriate to the circumstances and my relationship to the person he/she is talking to
  • give clear, well-structured descriptions of complex subjects
  • put together information from different sources and relate it in a coherent summary.
  • summarise orally long and demanding texts





Week 1

A class survey;

Exchanging information;

Discussing the pros and cons of bringing up a family in another country

A world in one family

Parts of speech and meaning; Word formation (active, actor, action); Words that go together (fall in love)

How often do you do things; Interviewing someone about their jobs; Talking about your free time activities

Who earns how much?

Positive and negative adjectives (hard-working, bad-tempered); Free time activities (go cycling, keeping fit)

Week 2

Retelling the story of Romeo and Juliet from pictures; Who do we fall in love with?

The first time I fell in love

Spelling and pronunciation of words; Lost sounds

Discussion about laws in Britain and your country; What’s important to you in life

Rules for life

Phrasal verbs

Literal or idiomatic

Week 3

Talking about changes in the environment; Predictions about future

World weather warnings

Rocket man

Word building



Your most treasured possession; 

First and second born children

Who do you feel closest to in your family

My closest relative

Describing people, places and things


Week 4

Interviewing Calvin Klein; 

Conversations about your life experiences;

Things you feel passionate about

Harry Potter;

Five people talk about their passions

Likes and dislikes;

True and false facts about your life;

People and their phobias;

Three people talk about what they are afraid of; 

A psychologist explains phobias and their treatment

Body language


Week 5

What would you have done in the same situation?

Comparing the stories – a burglar and his victim

Forms of punishment and aims of imprisonment 

Five people describe a difficult situation

Words with similar meaning (shocked / stunned)

Week 6

Websites you like and what the Internet represents

Five people talk about what they use the Internet for

Compound nouns 

(railway station, headlight)

Week 7

Modern methods of crime detection

Retelling a story round the class

A telephone conversation about a burglary

Phrasal verbs with out and up

Week 8

People from your country who changed ideas

Newspaper in your country

Spotting inaccuracies in five conversations

Reporting verbs 
Ways of speaking