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Use interaction skills, including active listening behaviours and communicate in a clear, coherent manner using a variety of everyday and learned vocabulary and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volume

Elaborations

  • participating in pair, group and class speaking and listening situations, including informal conversations, class discussions and presentations (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • listening actively including listening for specific information, recognising the value of others’ contributions and responding through comments, recounts and summaries of information (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • learning the specific speaking or listening skills of different group roles, for example group leader, note taker and reporter (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • acquiring new vocabulary in all curriculum areas through listening, reading, viewing and discussion and using this vocabulary in specific ways such as describing people, places, things and processes (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using language appropriately in different situations such as making a request of a teacher, explaining a procedure to a classmate, engaging in a game with friends (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • experimenting with voice effects in formal presentations such as tone, volume and pace (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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