English Speaking Board wants all learners to possess the oracy and English language skills they need to achieve their aspirations.

By developing speaking and listening skills, we stretch the most able, support the least confident and realise the potential of all by closing the disadvantage gap.

Find out what kind of skills, experience and outcomes ESB International assessments can provide your learners today!

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Easier to use ESB Speech Specifications

ESB has taken steps to improve its Speech Specifications for 2022 in response to listening to new centres and the information they find helpful. The speech specifications which have been refreshed include Pre-entry to Level 3 (Grade 8) assessments. The improvements include: A new page detailing the benefits of improving learners’ oracy skills, the benefits…

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Learning Oracy Speech

Festive period closing notice

We would like to inform you that the offices of English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. will be closed from 23rd December 2021– 3rd January 2022 inclusive, for the festive period. We will reopen on Tuesday 4th January, 2022. Please be assured that all queries will be answered as soon as we return. Thank you for…

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ESB reaches more learners facing disadvantage!

As part of its 70/70 Campaign, ESB is supporting learners at Staffordshire’s St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy to boost their oracy skills by enabling them access to its Level 3 Certificate in Speech (Grade 6) assessments. With many learners at the school facing disadvantage due to socio economic factors and migration status, ESB aims to…

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