This unit maps to the Adult Literacy Core Curriculum in the following areas: SLd/L2.1; SLd/L2.4; SLd/L2.2; SLd/L2.3; SLd/L2.5.
In this unit, learners will learn how to engage in discussion in a variety of situations, making clear and effective contributions.
Unit Learning Outcomes
Be able to contribute to discussions and move them forward.
1.1Make relevant contributions to discussions in different contexts and on different subjects.
1.2Adapt own contributions to suit audience, purpose and situation.
1.3Move discussion forward when appropriate.
1.4Support opinions and arguments with evidence.
Be able to respond to others in discussion.
2.1Use appropriate language and strategies when responding to the contributions of others.
2.2Use appropriate phrases for interruption and change of topic.
2.3Use strategies intended to reassure, for example body language, appropriate phraseology.