Active listening worksheet

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Active listening worksheet

What’s included

The worksheet includes everything you need to learn and practise active listening. That includes:

  • step-by-step instructions
  • how to practise with a friend (in person or by video call)
  • a formula which tells you what to say and do
  • pitfalls to avoid
  • how the technique works
  • top tips to remember
  • how to handle common scenarios
People practise active listening at a workshop in London.
We call this skill the Swiss Army Knife of communication. Photo: Paul Clarke

About the technique

We call active listening the Swiss Army Knife of communication skills. Use it whenever you need to understand someone’s point of view.

Next steps

When you’ve downloaded the worksheet and practised the technique, here are some ideas for what to do next.

Whatever you choose to do next, remember to keep practising!