Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

Links

You can search the internet for the type of talk you wish to study. Be aware of unedited comments posted underneath the media you have chosen. Watch clips in pop-out mode.

You must watch each clip in advance, as some of the sample sources may contain language that you consider unsuitable for your classroom.

Sources and Links for the Spoken Language
PDF, 174KB

Accents


www.bl.uk/learning/langlit/sounds/
www.bl.uk

You can also compile your own selection.

Adverts


Michael Jordan: Speech 1
www.youtube.com

Michael Jordan: Speech 2
www.youtube.com

Michael Jordan: Speech 3
www.youtube.com

Apple
www.youtube.com

Eulogies


Grissom for Warrick
www.youtube.com

Ted Kennedy for Robert: Speech 2
www.youtube.com

Robert Kennedy on Martin Luther King’s death
www.youtube.com

Films

The Shawshank Redemption, Dead Poet’s Society, Clash of the Titans, A Few Good Men

Rocky v Adrian
www.youtube.com


General sources


Teaching resources on spoken language, free login
www.teachit.co.uk

Teaching resources on spoken language, free login
www.tes.co.uk

Audio and transcript for a range of talk including film sources
www.americanrhetoric.com

Transcripts of a selection of famous speeches
www.famous-speeches-and-speech-topics.com

Interviews

Look at contemporary interviews and interviews from the past. Examples include Gay Byrne, Larry King, Johnny Carson, Lady Diana (Panorama), Graham Norton, Jonathan Ross and Ryan Tubridy.

Investigating spoken language: English and media centre


J K Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech Part 1: 5 June 2008
www.youtube.com

J K Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech Part 2: 5 June 2008
www.youtube.com

J K Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech Part 3: 5 June 2008
www.youtube.com

Great speeches compilation
www.youtube.com

Sources of political talk


The West Wing: 20 hours in America
www.youtube.com

Presidential debate
www.youtube.com

College kids
www.youtube.com

John F Kennedy
www.youtube.com

‘We choose to go to the moon’
www.youtube.com

‘Ich bin ein Berliner’
www.youtube.com

Make Poverty History
www.youtube.com

Barack Obama: ‘Yes we can’
www.reobama.com

Colonel Tim Collins dramatisation
www.youtube.com

Winston Churchill: ‘Now we are masters of our fate&rsquo
www.youtube.com

Winston Churchill: ‘We shall fight on the beaches’
www.youtube.com

A Man for All Seasons: Speech 1
www.youtube.com

A Man for All Seasons: Speech 2
www.americanrhetoric.com

Richard Nixon: Nomination Acceptance Address
www.americanrhetoric.com

Richard Nixon: Farewell Address
www.americanrhetoric.com

Henry V, Marc Antony
www.americanrhetoric.com

The Great Debaters: Wiley College v Harvard University
www.americanrhetoric.com

The Great Debaters: Wiley College v Oklahoma City College
www.americanrhetoric.com

Alfred Dunhill Inspirational Interviews
www.youtube.com

Sports related sources


Best motivational speeches – sport movies
www.youtube.com

Muhammad Ali: ‘I’m gonna show you how great I am’
www.youtube.com

Miracle, Kurt Russell as Coach Brooks
www.youtube.com

Remember the Titans, Denzel Washington as Coach Boone
www.youtube.com

Rocky
www.americanrhetoric.com

Million Dollar Baby, Morgan Freeman
www.youtube.com

Hoosiers, Gene Hackman
www.youtube.com

Tributes


Earl Spencer, Prince Harry
www.youtube.com