Reading Tips to Improve Your Conversational Skills 27/11/2015 13:55 Reading Tips to Improve Your Conversational Skills Choose an article or short story to read with a friend or classmate. Discuss the article together. Choose an article or short story to read with a friend or classmate. Each person should write down five questions about the article and his / her partner. Read a few articles to develop a debate. Hold the debate in class making arguments based on what you have read. Read a short play with a few friends. Continue the conversation by each taking a character from the play and having a discussion about something that happened in the play. Read dialogues. Once you've practiced the written texts, improvise a continued conversation using the same characters as in the dialogue. Read short biographies. Pair up with a friend or classmate and take on the roles of interviewer and famous person (taken from the biography).