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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 14

Learner Descriptor

Learners listen critically and use questioning to evaluate different perspectives

Teacher Explanation

Learners listen critically and use questioning to evaluate 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 recognise when they are applying skills successfully by 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 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • 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.
  • 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 14
    In this video, learners explain a speaker’s techniques and approaches in different contexts by watching an old black and white TV advert about a watch, before identifying different techniques used to make it effective.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 14
    In this video, learners explain a speaker’s techniques and approaches in different contexts by exploring the techniques that help identify the correct context in which a climate scientist is speaking in a short audio recording.
  • Display Material: Step 13 to Step 15
    Support educators and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps by displaying these Skill Builder Universal Framework posters for essential skills at Steps 13-15.
  • 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.