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A skill is the capacity to do something very well; skills are usually acquired or learned.
Having skills is important in order to find a job and are often used to perform tasks in everyday life. You‘ve probably got lots of skills you‘re not even aware of. Finding out what your particular skills are can help you think about what you’d like to study at school, college or University, or what jobs you’d be best suited to do.
Basic skills such as reading, writing and communication are important for everything in life, so it’s essential to learn these skills to the best of your ability.
There are practical skills we can use on a frequent basis such as driving, cooking, gardening, DIY, using computers and technology, or playing a musical instrument.
There are also skills that we use in our everyday lives that describe how we relate to ourselves and other people, like communication, listening, negotiating, managing our time, dealing with our emotions and feelings.