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Speaking and Listening for Low Attainers

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS4

Aimed at students working towards GCSE grades F/G, or alternative accreditation, this pack enables those with special needs to integrate more effectively into the mainstream. Students develop skills relevant to their present and future lives, and build confidence levels.

Topics include: Reading aloud; Interview skills; Presenting information clearly; Planning an oral presentation; How to complain; Using the telephone in the workplace.

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Size: 62 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 119 1
Code: SLLA
Popularity rank: 236
Average Customer Review:  * * * * *  based on 2 reviews

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Contents List

LESSONS

  • 1 WHY TALK? A look at why verbal communication is important.
  • 3 BODY LANGUAGE Using the body to communicate, and how to avoid giving the wrong impression.
  • 5 INSTRUCTIONS An exercise on how to give clear instructions.
  • 7 NOW YOU'RE TALKING! Students learn how to speak in public.
  • 9 HOW TO COMPLAIN A look at effective ways of complaining.
  • 11 TAKE IT BACK! Returning faulty goods.
  • 13 LISTEN TO ME A look at basic listening skills.
  • 15 CAN YOU HEAR ME? Exploring situations where listening is important.
  • 17 A GOOD ARGUMENT Students look at how argument works.
  • 19 LAY OFF! Dealing with potential argument situations.
  • 21 THE PERSUADERS A look at the skills of persuasion.
  • 23 ACCENTS AND DIALECTS A look at the differences between accent and
  • dialect and how they can hinder communication.
  • 25 NEWS AT TEN How to present information clearly.
  • 27 CAMERA! READY! ACTION! Students are given the chance to video their presentation work.
  • 29 TAKE CARE A roleplay about bullying, and strategies to cope.
  • 31 TIME TO RHYME Reading poetry aloud.
  • 33 READING ALOUD Reading aloud.
  • 35 DIALLING OUT Using the telephone/effective communication.
  • 37 A SERIOUS CALL Using the telephone in difficult situations .
  • 39 GIVE US A JOB! A look at basic interview techniques.
  • 41 THE INTERVIEW Putting interview skills into practice.
  • 43 LADIES AND GENTLEMEN Preparation for giving a talk.
  • 45 A CLEAR VIEW Class debate.
  • 47 THE STRANGER Using a picture as a stimulus for a talk.
  • 49 AT WORK Using the telephone for work experience.
  • 51 GOOD MORNING Work experience; the interview.
  • 53 YES BOSS! Work experience; planning an oral report.
  • 55 IT'S MY LIFE Work experience; giving an oral report.
  • 57 NEGOTIATE A look at the art of compromise.

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11/03/16

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good to have materials for this group.
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19/10/09

amanda cameron

This book is a very comprehensive resource that covers all aspects of speaking and listening. As a resource for teachers it is excellent. For pupils with moderate to severe difficulties , the text is generally too difficult but the ideas can be used for lesson starters.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

The concept of the pack: very good, lends itself to a number of curriculum areas; PSHE, Careers, English, Study Skills, therefore reinforcing the idea of transferable skills.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

Well structured clear tasks allowing firm focus on promoting achievement, not wrangling with organising the activities.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

It's an excellent idea.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

The students enjoyed it.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

The language was fine - clear precise and unambiguous - but not patronising.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

The concept of the pack is good.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

This is accessible to all students.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

The approach is suitable, the activities are clearly and simply explained and the extension activities offer scope for differentiation with the group.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

A very comprehensive course.
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