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A good sense of direction is needed by blind and partially sighted people when out walking, for example, to the local shops.

The importance of giving very clear directions is shown and some of the vocabulary used when giving directions is highlighted.
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First broadcast:
11 September 2007

Classroom Ideas

This could be a good clip to play to introduce key vocabulary used when giving directions. It could be used at the start of a lesson to help introduce the vocabulary or as part of the plenary to help reinforce key vocabulary. An assault course could be set up in the hall using plastic cones and one pupil blindfolded while others give directions and instructions to move from one point to another, reinforcing the language of position and movement as they do this.