Everyone needs eight essential skills to succeed - whatever their path in life. We're providing a range of resources for building these skills in a home setting - all underpinned by the Skills Builder Framework.
Resources are available for learners aged 4 to 20+.
Set up a video call with someone in your network. For example, a friend or family member who lives in a different household.
Talk for 5 minutes about what you have been doing recently during lockdown.
Try to organise your points into a logical order. For example, you might say events in chronological order.
Extension: how can you make your talk engaging over video call? What things should you think about?
Beginner: How do we know if we are speaking clearly?
Intermediate: What is meant by your expression?
How does expression affect the meaning of what someone is saying?
Advanced: How can you use tone, expression and gesture to make your speaking engaging?
Are there things you should avoid in this context?
Expert: How can you adapt the content of what you are saying, in response to listeners?