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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 8

Learner Descriptor

Learners show they are listening by summarising or rephrasing what they have heard

Teacher Explanation

Learners show they are listening by summarising or rephrasing what they have heard

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 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.
  • 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 8
    In this video, learners analyse how a speaker adapts language for different purposes by listening to 3 different speakers talking about a new game before identifying the purpose from each speaker.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 8
    In this video, learners analyse how a speaker adapts language for different purposes by listening to a teacher talk about a school trip with three different purposes and identify the language features used in each speech.