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Listening Skills

$49.95

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Product Code: 978-1-876580-15-5

by Kevin Ryan & Adrian Pauley

Listening Skills provides valuable information, guidelines and practical activities to help teach effective listening skills to students from Years 6 to 10.

 

It includes

 

  • information
  • strategies
  • ideas
  • activities

 

for teaching listening skills to students from Year 6 to Year 11

 

Included with the book is a 36 track audio CD with material to use as examples of some of the concepts in the book and which can be used as the basis of some of the exercises and activities in the book.

 

Listening Skills is accompanied by Speaking Out

 

 


Listening Skills Contents

About this book

1  Learning listening

Listening is learnable

The listening paradox

Relearning listening

Dispelling the assumptions

Assessing listening skills

Teaching listening

Listening quiz

2  What listening is

Defining listening

Listening choices

The listening process

The message

Message variables

Message components

Verbal component

Vocal component

Visual component

Interpret in context

3  Levels of listening

The different levels

Switching levels

4  Listening filters

Filtering the message

Existing knowledge and past experience

Beliefs and values

Self-interest

Staying open minded

5  Listening barriers

Listening barriers

Sender’s barriers

Environmental barriers

Listener’s barriers

6  Listening essentials

Empathy

Suspended judgment

Awareness

7  A listening focus

Concentration

Evaluation

Remembering

Note-taking

8  Active listening skills

Encouragers

Summarising content

Paraphrasing

Reflecting feelings

Questioning

Appendices     

1  10 tips for effective listening

2   A good listener/a bad listener

 

Guidelines and suggested answers for exercises

CD contents

   
 
 
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