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Freelance Musician Communications

  1. 1. christopher baker freelance musician & enterprise communication
  2. 2. Lesson Aims To introduce the concept and importance of communication skills to students. Lesson Outcomes All students will be familiar with a range of communication skills and will understand that communication is a vital part of all aspects of life. Most students will also understand how employers value communication skills and how packaging can persuade customers to buy a product.
  3. 3. Starter 10mins • Students to work with a partner and pass a message about something to do with a hobby or a favorite piece of music using no words (written or spoken). • Partners can ask questions to confirm understanding. • How successful were you, which techniques were most/least effective? • What situations can you think of where businesses have to communicate a message?
  4. 4. One 15mins • Students brainstorm ideas for the question “What is meant by communication?” • In small groups. Answer - What is needed to communicate a message well?
  5. 5. Aspects of Communication The aspects of communication: the message, the sender, the media to be used, the receiver and feedback
  6. 6. Two 15mins • Working in pairs and think about the most important parts of each aspect. • For example, the sender needs to know what they are trying to communicate, the message needs to be clear, the right media must be used (paper, text, email, letter, multi media message, visual, aural ), the receiver needs to be aware of the message, it needs to be clear if feedback is needed or not and what sort.
  7. 7. Three 15mins Convince Them!! 1. In groups of FOUR think of an event which would enhance the lives of young people. 2. Come up with ways to communicate the plan to different audiences in different ways. 3. E.g. posters, advertisements, flyers, speaking at meetings etc. 4. Each could be designed for a different part of the community. 5. The aim is to get people to take notice of the message. 6. The message must convince people your age & adults of the importance of your event.
  8. 8. Plenary 15mins • What different ways of communicating your message are there in this situation? • Share ideas you have come up with in stage three. • E.g. You may want to use local radio, posters or flyers in local newspapers. • Vote on the most effective methods.
  9. 9. The End