Topic: Rules for Speaking and Listening What is the purpose of speaking? There are three main purposes that all speeches fall into: 1. to inform 2. to persuade 3. to entertain. Depending on what your goal is, pick one of these general purposes and then selecting an appropriate one that relates to the intent of what your speech is about. Whether it be to give information, to help make a decision or to provide entertainment. What is the purpose of listening? The purpose of listening is to gain information that is or will become the basis for taking a decision on any topic. A student who attends to his teacher and listens to him attentively learns a lot. He stores this information in his mind and uses it in the examination. As a teacher and student relation we have to listen to and speak with each other, its how we communicate and understand each other. As the teacher I give instructions and as the students you listen to them and act accordingly. As the student you will have questions and concerns and as the teacher I will have to listen to them, understand what is being said and then respond or act appropriately. There are rules that must be set for a effective environment of communication. Some examples of these rules are: 1. When someone is speaking listen 2. Raise your hand before speaking 3. When the teacher asks you a question listen before responding 4. If you need help, ask for it. We also have to speak and listen to our parents. They also have their own rules of communication we must follow. This creates an environment where both parties feel like their concerns are being acknowledged and so speaking and listening is much more effective. Can you think of other ways we speak and listen to each other? Activity Listen to and interact with the following videos
Write a paragraph about why it is important to take care of your body and present it to your parents and record yourself doing it.