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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 9

Learner Descriptor

Learners are aware of how a speaker is influencing them through their tone

Teacher Explanation

Learners are aware of how a speaker is influencing them through their tone

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 9
    In this video, learners analyse the tone, emphasis and status of the speaker and their effect by working in pairs to explore reading the same statement in different tones, then thinking about how to identify the tone.
  • 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 9
    In this video, learners analyse the tone, emphasis and status of the speaker and their effect by changing their emphasis on different parts of a given statement and the effects this has on meaning.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 9
    In this video, learners analyse the tone, emphasis and status of the speaker and their effect by reflecting on a workplace scenario and the impact a speaker’s status has on the way they are listened to.