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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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  • Skill Story: Step 0 to Step 1
    Support learners to understand the concepts that underpin Listening steps 0 and 1, by reading this short and engaging Skill Story.
  • Teacher Guide
    A comprehensive guide to building essential skills for Teachers and Facilitators including the Framework, which breaks down each skill into teachable nuggets, and six Principles for robustly building skills.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners analyse bias when listening, through a speaker’s language, omissions or ambiguity by analysing a range of statements to reveal how ambiguous they are.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 7
    In this video, learners analyse how a speaker uses language and gesture to engage the audience by thinking about why a speaker might use a given gesture or language device and what the impact might be.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 10
    In this video, learners ask probing and relevant questions to check and build their understanding by listening to a short audio clip on Rome and Juliet before deciding which questions are relevant to what they've heard.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 12
    In this video, learners identify underlying themes, implications and issues when listening by analysing a short speech about tennis and discussing its implications.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners analyse bias when listening, through a speaker’s language, omissions or ambiguity by identifying the types of bias in a series of statements about a proposed tax on high-sugar foods.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 6
    In this video, learners take part and respond in a group discussion by practising holding information in their heads while listening to a group discussion on reading books and then respond.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 3
    In this video, learners follow a conversation and tell somebody else what it was about by answering questions following a conversation between two people talking about what games they like to play.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 7
    In this video, learners analyse how a speaker uses language and gesture to engage the audience by listening to someone who wants their vote on a new garden design and reflecting on the use of language devices that increase audience engagement.