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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 11

Learner Descriptor

Learners listen critically and compare different perspectives

Teacher Explanation

Learners listen critically and compare different perspectives

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful Essential Skills icon posters.
  • 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.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills certificates.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Listening steps 5-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 10 to Step 12
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 10-12 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Activity (Presentation): Step 10 to Step 12
    In this activity, learners apply Listening whilst becoming Construction apprentices. They analyse a team meeting by considering the perspectives of different stakeholders in a construction company: a Finance Director, Architect and Construction Manager.
  • Display Material: Step 10 to Step 12
    Support educators and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps by displaying these Skill Builder Universal Framework posters for essential skills at Steps 10-12.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support learners with additional needs to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Listening by displaying these posters of the Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework.
  • Short Lesson: Step 11
    In this short lesson, learners explore perspectives differing to theirs in various scenarios.
  • Short Lesson: Step 11
    In this short lesson, learners analyse two speakers' perspectives on a house design.