Talk Gym, a resource from BT, to help young people aged 14-19 to
develop their communication skills. Talk Gym is available at www.bt.com/talkgym and is also beneficial for
parents and teachers.
The free resource can help build verbal communication skills, so
young people can express themselves more effectively. Talk Gym
includes a innovative Facebook application to help young people
check their 'talk fitness' available at http://apps.facebook.com/talkgym
The app assess an individual's communication ability and then
highlights why communication skills are so important and gives tips
on being clear, listening, talking in groups and being interviewed.
It has been developed as part of BT's sponsorship of the
Hello campaign and is backed by Communication Champion,
You can download Teachers Notes and Talk Gym tutorial here.
We have also developed a quick advice guide on using Talk Gym in
the classroom here.