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Staying Positive

Staying Positive

The ability to use tactics and strategies to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
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  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners effectively recognise and assess their own negative emotions and take positive actions by exploring the scenario of failing a driving test.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 8
    In this video, learners explain the positive side of a difficult situation to others by exploring a 3-step structure for their choice of language in a couple of hypothetical difficult situations: public speaking, and missing the last bus.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 9
    In this video, learners come up with ideas for changing difficult situations into positive opportunities by exploring the scenario of arguing friends.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 8
    In this video, learners explain the positive side of a difficult situation to others by changing negative statements into more positive ones.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 10
    In this video, learners choose the best way to move forward instead of giving up in difficult situations by exploring the scenario of an unsuccessful job application.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 15
    In this video, learners choose appropriate positive actions when they are feeling negative emotions, in unfamiliar contexts, and reflect on the effect of this by exploring the scenario of feeling lonely during a 2-week jungle expedition.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 10
    In this video, learners choose the best way to move forward instead of giving up in difficult situations by imagining planning a party for a friend but there are some disagreements.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners effectively recognise and assess their own negative emotions and take positive actions by exploring a scenario where a friend has let them down.
  • 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 14
    In this video, learners choose appropriate positive actions based on the context and impact they will have on others, when they are feeling negative emotions, by exploring a scenario where they didn't get the promotion they went for.