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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 9

Learner Descriptor

Learners are aware of how a speaker is influencing them through their tone

Teacher Explanation

Learners are aware of how a speaker is influencing them through their tone

Resources

  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to use consistent language and recognise when they are applying essential skills successfully by using this Essential Skills mat and rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful political party? Learners dive head first into the world of politics, learning about democracy and digital campaigning before setting up their own political party, debating policy points and holding an exciting election.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful society? They build a new society on a distant moon called Utopia, including selecting who will be the first citizens, creating an animal that will help people and building a 3D model of a new city.
  • Bid to Build Premium
    Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: How can we build a community? They redevelop a fictional seaside community by researching, designing, building and presenting a new construction project.
  • Invest It Best Premium
    Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: How do you set up a successful investment banking firm? They take on the role of investment bankers, investing their clients money and reassessing decisions in several exciting rounds of stock market trading.
  • Law in Action Premium
    Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: How can we build a successful law firm? They investigate the world of law and turn around a failing law firm. They take on clients and take part in a mock trial.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: How do you set up your own business? They explore the world of entrepreneurship by setting up their own merchandise start-up.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying Listening skills successfully by rewarding them with this colourful certificate. This resource can either be printed out or edited digitally.