Having students interview each other is a great method of teaching. We call this method an “information gap” exercise. In an “information gap” exercise, Student A has information Student B needs. In order to get and give the information, students must talk with each other.

Here are the skills interview sheets build.

  1. Asking questions.
  2. Answering questions.
  3. Speaking clearly.
  4. Listening closely.
  5. Asking for clarification.
  6. Listening comprehension.
  7. Spelling.
  8. Penmanship.