Respect the turn-taking rights of others during discussions (a) Understand that productive discussion involves people speaking one at a time (b) Understand that people can use eye contact and gestures to help signal that they would like to speak next

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLd/E3.1, SLd/E3.2, SLd/E3.3

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: E3

Resource type: Discussion points

Aimed at getting motor vehicle students talking in readiness for Functional Skills English (speaking, listening and communication) exams.
Lots of prompts for discussing the pros and cons of driving modified cars. Fully mapped to E3 Functional English.

Conversation skills

Submitted by Anne Hodgson on Tue, 2006-09-26 17:11

Literacy: SLd/E2.2, SLd/E3.1, SLd/E3.2, SLd/E3.3, SLd/L1.1, SLd/L1.2

General: Autistic spectrum support

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Mind map

Encourages learners to think (and mind-map / thought-web) about skills required for a good conversation and then test them out and evaluate after a 5 minute conversation with a partner.
Written for young adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Aspergers Syndrome but suitable for all.

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