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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+.

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Skills Challenge
Monday 3rd August 2020

This week, tell someone about your favourite place. This might be somewhere you went on holiday or a local area near your home.
Write a script or notes to remember what you want to say.
Practise speaking clearly
Use descriptive language
Use body language or gesture to emphasise what you are saying.

Extension: adapt your speech in response to feedback. What went well? How could it be improved?

Reflection Questions

Beginner: How do we know if we are speaking clearly?

Intermediate: Why do we need to think about tone, gesture and expression?
How do these affect the meaning of what someone is saying?

Advanced: How can you adapt speech for different audiences by changing the language, tone or expression?

Expert: How can you change the examples and facts you use to make your speech more persuasive to the listener?

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