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ESB Launches New Speech Pathways

We are delighted to announce that our ESB Level 2 Certificate in Speech (Grade 4) qualification has been updated and you can start booking today! The qualification now gives more options to explore oracy in the classroom. Learners can develop their oracy skills in a way that suits them, playing to their strengths and interests.…

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ESB Learners Celebrate Success

New City College in East London recently held its annual Student Achievement Awards Ceremony in recognition of the success of its high achieving students. From the 30 awards given out on the evening, two English Speaking Board (International) students were presented with awards. Ibrahim Kintu was awarded Young ESOL Student of the Year and Cristian…

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ESB invites you to our free Talking Workshop

ESB is calling all teachers, Heads of English/Oracy Leads to attend its free oracy training day in Nottingham, to learn how you can improve oracy in the classroom. Please click here to find out more about ESB’s qualifications in Speech. If you would like to find out more about the event, or you are interested in…

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ESB’s Top Award Winners Announced

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. is delighted to announce the winners of two prestigious awards, presented annually for excellence. The Richard Ellis Award, established in memory of former ESB Treasurer and Trustee Richard Ellis, is presented each year to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to ESB. This year, the judging panel selected Assessor…

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Meet our 2019 Young Speakers of the Year!

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. is delighted to announce the winners of its 2019 Young Speakers of the Year. From 12,000 entrants of ESB assessments last year, ten have been selected as our 2019 Young Speakers of the Year, in recognition of their outstanding oracy skills. Each year, a selection of exceptional Speech learners from…

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