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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 5

Learner Descriptor

Learners listen to others and record important information as they do.

Teacher Explanation

Learners listen to others and record important information as they do

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 1 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Listening steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 4 to Step 6
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 4-6 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Step 5
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Listening steps 0-5, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Short Activity (Presentation): Step 5
    In this activity, learners listen to a restaurant review and identify the key information.
  • Skill Assembly: Step 0 to Step 6
    This assembly supports learners to understand key concepts related to the early steps of Listening. It starts by defining the skill and considering key themes, before identifying the skill in action. The themes are explored through three simple exercises, followed by a chance to reflect on their own skills.