Life Skills Development/Unit Three/Communication (The Gift of Listening)

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Upon completion of this unit you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of affective listening as opposed to informational and transactional listening
  • Analyse the personal intrinsic qualities that impact on affective listening.
  • Examine the elements of affective listening
  • Practise the skill of one to one listening and giving affirmative feedback without judgement
  • Prepare to and teach the process of affective listening to someone else

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Our lives are lived alone too often without the healing power of listening and being listened to. This isolation is at the base of the anger and rage in some of us. Learning to listen and be listened to is a skill that has to be learnt. This will oil the wheels of human relations throughout our lives.

Complete this Section thereby ensuring that you will be able to spread the healing power of listening and being listened to and hopefully making this world a better place.

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