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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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  • 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 speech on Madagascar.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 7
    In this video, learners analyse how a speaker uses language and gesture to engage the audience by working in pairs to perform gestures accompanying 2 sentences of their choice on the topic of free school meals for all.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 14
    In this video, learners explain a speaker’s techniques and approaches in different contexts by analysing the intention of the speaker in a presidential speech about space exploration.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 9
    In this video, learners analyse the tone, emphasis and status of the speaker and their effect by working in pairs to explore reading the same statement in different tones, then thinking about how to identify the tone.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 5
    In this video, learners listen to extended talk and identify the key information they need by answering focused questions after listening to a historian speak about evacuees during World War II.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 15
    In this video, learners evaluate how a speaker can become an outstanding speaker by working in pairs using success criteria of outstanding presentation to feed back on 1-minute responses on a choice of 3 debate topics: space exploration, animal testing, footballers' salaries.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 8
    In this video, learners analyse how a speaker adapts language for different purposes by working in pairs or small groups to identify the purpose of another group's speech on the topic of shampoo.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 15
    In this video, learners evaluate how a speaker can become an outstanding speaker by listening to a short speech on an education framework and reflecting on the speaker’s use of linguistic and non-linguistic devices.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by printing this colourful Essential Skills Mat.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 11
    In this video, learners identify and analyse different points of views of speakers by listening to a range of opinions about zoos and explain how they are different.