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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 7

Learner Descriptor

Learners show they are listening by using open questions to deepen my understanding

Teacher Explanation

Learners show they are listening by using open questions to deepen their understanding

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 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Listening steps 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 7 to Step 9
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.