This unit develops the skills and knowledge to communicate verbally with others in familiar and predictable contexts.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - provide and respond to key information; - formulate questions to seek clarification of information; - simple grammatical structures and tenses such as openings and closings and adjectives; - stress and intonation to communicate verbally; - non-verbal communication to convey meaning, and; - own personal experiences to verbally communicate information. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - simple vocabulary related to personal details and other areas of personal interest; - interactional strategies to participate in verbal communication exchanges such as requesting repetition, using nonverbal communication techniques and turn-taking, and; - different reasons for communicating verbally.

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