Key stage 4 communication workshops

Follow-up Lessons
and Oracy Resources

Presentation Skills


This follow up lesson focuses on a revision of the presentation skills needed to be a good speaker. Using one of President Obama’s famous speeches, students will identify and discuss the visual, vocal, verbal and persuasive language techniques employed.

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Structure & Stories


This follow-up lesson focuses on the structuring of presentations, essays and exam answers and understanding the need to have a key-message for all of these applications. It also looks at the use of personal stories and anecdotes and the types of speech students may wish to make as well as dealing with nerves.

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Structure & Stories Top Tips


This follow-up lesson focuses on the application of the Talk The Talk model within an interview situation. Students will explore and discuss positive behaviour techniques for preparing and performing during an interview.

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Structure & Stories Top Tips


This follow-up lesson encourages students to start talking with their peers about their goals for the year now that they have settled in.

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Persuading Parents


This follow-up lesson focuses on students structuring their own opinions and positions by examining a teenager trying to persuade her mother that she should be allowed to attend a friend’s party despite the current pressure of her schoolwork.

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Teacher Trouble


This follow-up lesson focuses on students writing and presenting a persuasive argument by examining a situation in which a teenager is confronted with her poor performance in her English GCSE coursework.

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Punishing Parents


The follow-up lesson focuses on students structuring and presenting a response to a parent in an attempt to soften a punishment by examining a situation in which a teenager is being punished following a poor performance in a school assessment.

 

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If you would like a PDF of the Scheme of Work to accompany the six Talk About Communication Follow Up Lessons – you can download it here.

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