1st Edition

Speaking & Listening for All

By Sylvia Edwards Copyright 1999
    114 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    First Published in 1999. Speaking and listening are about language and communication. The correlation between children with under-developed language and poor achievement is widely accepted. Raised standards in literacy, numeracy and all areas of learning depend upon the attention also given to oracy in schools. Speaking and Listening for All will be welcomed by teachers at every key stage, in mainstream and special schools, as well as by students and other professionals in education. This book offers suggestions for developing language and communication to enhance learning and helps to promote raised standards across the curriculum.

    Language as communication; The developing speaker and listener; Addressing communication difficulties; A policy for language and communication; Talk in the Literacy Hour; Communication across the curriculum; Talk in the Numeracy Hour; Organising focused language activities; Using resources effectively; Assessing and recording speaking and listening.


    Sylvia Edwards