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Workplace Diversity - Supervising across Language Barriers

Workplace Diversity - Supervising across Language Barriers

This is a 20 slide powerpoint presentation that tackles the subject of Workplace Diversity. Our workplaces are made up of many different races, cultures and languages. This often creates communication problems that slow down production, cause misunderstandings and generally can create a divided workforce if issues are not addressed. There is an editable ppt file and a pdf. This powerpoint is for Supervisors and Managers that work in such an environment. It contains practical advice for dealing with language issues in particular. Topics covered: Definition Manager’s responsibilities The employee’s perspective Use clear english Other ways to bridge the gap Assess understanding
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Effective Email Communication - Writing Emails Powerpoint Presentation

Effective Email Communication - Writing Emails Powerpoint Presentation

This resource is a Powerpoint Presentation that can be used to train people on how to write emails effectively. I have used this on a leadership course and it was well received. There are some time saving gems in here that can be easily implemented into your work day. There are also tasks that can be completed in pairs or groups. Lots of areas for discussion. Also a good opportunity for businesses to think about and discuss best practice for their own organisation. The average office worker receives around 80 emails each day. With that volume of mail, individual messages can easily get overlooked. Follow these simple rules to get your emails noticed and acted upon: Don't over communicate by email. Make good use of subject lines. Keep messages clear and brief. Be polite. Check your tone. Proofread.
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Adding and Subtracting Time - Powerpoint that shows how to do this

Adding and Subtracting Time - Powerpoint that shows how to do this

This resource is a powerpoint presentation that shows how to add and subtract time using simple maths rules. It has an example of an easy and more challenging task. I use this in the workplace with groups of learners when practicing filling out timesheets. They can follow the examples given with answers and then create their own examples to test each other on.
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Better Handwriting for Adults - PowerPoint Presentation and Handwriting Worksheets

Better Handwriting for Adults - PowerPoint Presentation and Handwriting Worksheets

This resource has been created for adults and older children that want to improve their handwriting. It is a 20 slide interactive presentation with accompanying worksheets for practice. Topics: What is good handwriting? Vocabulary associated with handwriting Warmup for Writing Letter formation Letter groups Pangrams Form filling Signatures Top 3 tips for improving handwriting I often hear people say that they hate their handwriting, or that no one can read it. It is such an important part of communication. Even with email and the internet being a big part of written communication you cannot replace the benefit of a hand written note or message on a card. Not to mention that many workplace forms still need to be filled out manually and it is so important that the writing is clear. I have used this in my workplace training sessions and learners have enjoyed it and noticed improvements within 10 days of practice. I wanted to get away from all the babyish resources that are just not appropriate to teach adults with. I hope you enjoy this.
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Health and Safety Workplace Bundle

Health and Safety Workplace Bundle

Lesson Starter / Warmup Start the lesson with a fund dice game focussing on Personal Protective Equipment. Move on to a mix and match group activity exploring common words. Ensure learners know about the forms to use in the workplace and when to use them with the Workplace Incident / Accident / Near Miss lesson. Lots of room for discussion in these topics.
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Health & Safety Vocabulary Bank with mix and match activity

Health & Safety Vocabulary Bank with mix and match activity

This document contains common words that are found in Health and Safety documentation in the workplace that everyone should be familiar with. On the first page the word is listed with a plain English definition to the right. The next two pages contain cut outs so that a mix and match activity can take place with learners. This is suitable for those with low levels of literacy and / or English as a second language learners. I have put this into practice and it has been very well received within the workplace. I split the class into groups and they have a competition to see who can finish first and / or get 100% accuracy. Leads to good discussions as well.
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Common Writing Errors - Powerpoint quiz and Card Decks with Rules, Correct Usage and Tasks

Common Writing Errors - Powerpoint quiz and Card Decks with Rules, Correct Usage and Tasks

This resource contains rules, examples, and short challenges for commonly confused words and grammatical errors. It has a PowerPoint presentation and a word document that can be edited if required. It covers the following: 1. There, Their, They’re 2. To, Two, Too 3. Accept vs Except 4. Your vs. You’re 5. A lot vs alot vs allot 6. Lose vs Loose 7. Its vs It’s 8. No vs know 9. Threw vs through 10. Correct use of semi-colon (;) 11. Affect vs Effect 12. Assure, Ensure, Insure 13. Proper use of Commas 14. Using ‘s’ to show plural and possessive (the difference) 15. Passed vs past 16. Weather vs whether 17. A vs An 18. Capitalisation in Sentences 19. Farther vs further 20. Compliment vs complement   How to Use this Resource This resource contains 20 rules and example cards that can be used in the following ways: 1. As a revision e-book for anyone that needs a quick refresh on the most common writing errors. 2. As a group or pair activity for learners to practice and test each other in various ways. Instructions / Ideas for Group Activities Activity 1 – Group or pair competition 1. Print out and cut out the rules that you would like your learners to work on. (Laminate to keep them fresh, if you want). 2. Hand out 1 card to each pair or group. Have them read it and complete the short challenge. (Check to see if they have it correct – an answer sheet is provided) 3. Learners then present their task to the rest of the groups to complete (on whiteboard). This can be timed. 4. Groups get 1 point for each task that is correct. 5. Groups then brainstorm ideas to remember the associated rules. 6. Points are tallied up and the winner is announced. Activity 2 – Group discussion and trouble shoot session 1. Learners select a card and read it to the group 2. They complete the task themselves first of all writing up sentence and answer on whiteboard. 3. Group members state whether they agree or not with the answer and share their thoughts 4. The correct answer is revealed by the teacher 5. Groups brainstorm ideas to remember the rules. Activity 3 – Individual work 1. Print out the resource in its entirety, or print out parts that you’d like to work on. 2. Learners complete by themselves, and then check their answers in pairs. 3. Answers revealed by teacher and corrected if necessary. Activity 4 – As a Warm up Activity 1. Select one card at the beginning of the session 2. Group discuss and agree the answer for the task. 3. In pairs or individually think up more tasks to challenge the rest of the group.
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Back to school  mega pack

Back to school mega pack

BACK TO SCHOOL! *Classroom language for students - poster worksheet, Flashcards, Happy birthday illustration (posters), calendar, School-timetables *BACK TO SCHOOL CARDS *Back to school with school supplies. *A reading text with questions and writing. it is suitable for the first day at school. *Back to school word search *It is nice to welcome your students with a little gift like this simple bookmark you can cut and laminate it .I hope it is a good idea for this academic year.
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Presentation Skills Card Deck Activity

Presentation Skills Card Deck Activity

This resource contains a pack of 16 cards that bring up issues that can be faced while delivering a presentation. It also covers best practice skills. It is advisable to prepare well before delivering a presentation and know how to address these issues. It also contains a Trainers Answer Sheet. The card deck can be used in the following ways: • Warm up activities • Part of a lesson on presentation skills. • End of lesson activity • Discussions • Games Instructions: 1. Use the Word document to make any changes to the scenarios. Go straight to 2 if no changes are required. 2. Print out the cards sheet that you want to use. 3. Cut out with scissors or guillotine 4. Shuffle the deck and let learners choose a card. Learners express their opinion and then the group add any other ideas. You have a trainer’s answer sheet available. 5. Optionally, have the group make up their own presentation issues using the black sheet and try them out with each other in groups.
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