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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

  • Skill Workshop: Step 0 to Step 10
    This workshop will cover Steps 0-10 of the Skills Builder Universal Framework for Listening. The steps are grouped in three stages: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.
  • Short Lesson: Step 8
    In this short lesson, learners listen to a speech and consider how they could use rephrasing to check their understanding.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful political party? Learners dive head first into the world of politics, learning about democracy and digital campaigning before setting up their own political party, debating policy points and holding an exciting election.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful society? They build a new society on a distant moon called Utopia, including selecting who will be the first citizens, creating an animal that will help people and building a 3D model of a new city.
  • Bid to Build Premium
    Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: How can we build a community? They redevelop a fictional seaside community by researching, designing, building and presenting a new construction project.
  • Law in Action Premium
    Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: How can we build a successful law firm? They investigate the world of law and turn around a failing law firm. They take on clients and take part in a mock trial.
  • Challenge Day: Step 7 to Step 9
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: How do you set up your own business? They explore the world of entrepreneurship by setting up their own merchandise start-up.