When you ask a relevant question it shows that you are actively listening and concentrating on the conversation. Appropriate questioning helps you to establish a conversation, move it forward and bring it to a timely conclusion. In this exercise we introduce you to a number of different questioning techniques and show you how the way you phrase questions and the different types of questions you use can influence the direction the conversation takes. This activity considers a range or questioning techniques
You will find a brief description of each questioning type, followed by an exercise to see if you can identify it from a list. Then you can have a go at writing a question of your own.
Check your suggestion against those of other users by looking at the submissions for that question type - but remember they won’t all be right. How confident are you at deciding which of the examples submitted by other users are closest to the definition?
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