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Basic Conversation Skills

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  • Introducing Yourself

    2m 21s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2j7Ovov
    Alessandra and Chris are talking when Bobby comes along. Chris and Bobby don't know each other, but Bobby doesn't introduce himself to Chris. Now Chris feels uncomfortable and like he isn't part of the conversation. When Bobby tr...

  • Introducing Yourself to a Peer - Social Short

    1m 31s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2jxb7SG
    In this social short, we go over the steps of introducing yourself. You tell the person your name, introduce yourself, say "nice to meet you", and then ask the other person questions to learn about them!

  • Beginning and Ending a Conversation - Younger

    2m 8s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2iCqM3M
    In the middle of a conversation, Andrew realizes he has to talk to his teacher. Instead of ending the conversation, he gets up and leaves! His friends are confused. Andrew needs to remember that every conversation needs to have a...

  • Beginning and Ending a Conversation - Older

    2m 18s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2k4S3w2
    Kate bursts in on Mike and Sarah's conversation and tells them about Jeff's birthday. When she's done, she leaves without saying bye. Mike and Sarah are confused. Why would Kate do that? Kate learns that all conversations have a ...

  • Starting a Conversation

    2m 39s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2jXs5X7
    Mike and Sarah learn about the steps in a conversation. First, you greet the person. Next, you make a little small talk, and ask the person how they are. Finally, you decide if the person is interested in talking any more. Mike s...

  • Listening
    2m 8s

    Listening

    2m 8s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2jxULtk
    Liz and Chris are working at a table when Chris has a funny video he wants to show to Liz. He keeps calling for Liz, but she doesn't respond. Liz isn't listening to Chris, which makes Chris feel bad. Liz tries again and listens t...

  • Approaching A Group - Older

    2m 17s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2iJJl18
    The group is doing work when Sarah bursts in and talks about the school decorations. She interrupted their work and disrupted the group. Sarah learns that when she's approaching a group, she should wait until there's a good time ...

  • Taking Turns In Conversation

    2m 5s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2jLWybl
    Owen tries to tell Johnny about his trip to Florida but Johnny doesn’t let Owen speak. Johnny talks over him which makes Owen feel bad. Johnny needs to remember to take turns in conversation.

  • Voice Volume

    1m 30s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2iJZO5c
    Johnny isn’t using appropriate voice volume. First, he speaks too quietly and then he yells too loudly. Owen feels confused and thinks Johnny is hard to talk to. Once Johnny learns how loudly to speak, he can have successful conv...

  • Making Connected Comments

    2m 31s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2jXgfwm
    Chris and Alessandra are talking about Chris's soccer game when Alessandra starts talking about her favorite type of pizza. Chris is confused because what Alessandra said didn't connect back to what Chris said. Alessandra learns ...

  • Making Connected Comments - Older

    2m 20s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2k2K16Z
    When Mike and Kate are discussing the football game, Mike starts talking about all the yo-yo tricks he can do. Mike learns about connecting comments - making sure what you say has to do with what the other person is saying. Mike ...

  • Staying on Topic

    1m 51s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2k0ZwrW
    Nick asks his friends about their math homework but Graham makes a comment about a new video game. The group feels confused by Graham’s remark because it is off topic. Graham needs to remember to stay on topic so he doesn’t confu...

  • Using Clues in Conversation

    2m 37s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2iNBXVJ
    Serena and Chris are talking when Bobby comes along. Serena doesn't know what to talk about with Bobby, so she just sits there and talks about herself. Bobby and Chris get annoyed because Serena ALWAYS talks about herself. When S...

  • Using Clues in Conversation - Older

    2m 31s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2j7d59f
    Kate can't think about anything to talk about with Sarah. She has nothing to say and their conversation ends quickly. When she tries again, she uses her eyes to notice something that Sarah likes, and they start talking about that!

  • Thinking About Others

    2m 21s

    Companion Worksheet (direct download link) - http://bit.ly/2j9H8Nh
    When Devin forgets that Serena plays basketball, she feels upset because she has told him many times. Watch as Devin learns to take a minute and think about who he’s talking to and what they like.