Participating in discussions

Challenge reference: 3152

Notional learning hours  10
Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will develop conversational and discussion skills and become an effective participant in spoken exchanges. Improving own contribution and their ability to encourage others to participate.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to participate in a discussion about a straightforward topic with an individual.

  2. Be able to participate in a group discussion about a straightforward topic.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Contribute relevant information in an appropriate manner
    • Use appropriate phrases for interruption and to clarify points being made
    • Engage the other person with eye contact and body language
    • Respond appropriately to a different point of view
    • Contribute relevant information in an appropriate manner
    • Make relevant and timely contributions
    • Show respect for the turn-taking rights of others
    • Use strategies to encourage others to contribute
    • Use appropriate phrases for interruption and clarification
    • Show effective use of eye contact, body language and behaviour