The skills taught in this course are designed to help students develop communication and presentation skills for school and life.

By completing this course, students will be able to:

  • develop active listening strategies.
  • speak clearly and appropriately.
  • use strategies to present information effectively.

The samples provided in this preview illustrate how these skills are addressed in the Sylvan Advanced Study Skills program.
 

Powerful Communication and Presentations Skill #1:

Active Listening

Guided Practice lessons for this skill introduce students to active listening strategies and provide feedback to students as they apply them. All lessons address the following objectives for active listening.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize the importance of using active listening strategies.
  • identify the qualities of active listening.
  • apply active listening strategies.
     

Powerful Communication and Presentations Skill #2:

Speaking Clearly

Guided Practice lessons for this skill introduce students to the importance and qualities of well-enunciated speech and provide feedback to students as they apply them. All lessons address the following objectives for speaking clearly.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize the importance of speaking clearly.
  • identify the qualities of well-enunciated speech.
  • demonstrate an understanding of well-enunciated speech.
     

Powerful Communication and Presentations Skill #3:

Presentation Strategies

Guided Practice lessons for this skill introduce students to various strategies for presenting information and Independent Practice lessons prompt students to complete activities to apply this information. All lessons address the following objectives related to presentation strategies.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • identify ways to prepare for an oral presentation.
  • identify strategies for presenting information to an audience.