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  • 1. Hertiki Marsaid, S.Pd Listening is Fun
  • 2. Language Skills
    • Listening
    • Speaking
    • Reading
    • Writing
  • 3.  
  • 4. What is Listening?
    • Listening is the ability to understand what others are saying
    • It involves understanding the accent, grammar, vocabulary, and grasping the meaning
  • 5. What are some listening problems?
    • The Message
    • The Speaker
    • The Listener
    • The Physical Setting
  • 6.
    • The Message: Content
    • The Speaker: Redundancy
    • The Listener: Lack of knowledge
    • Physical Setting: Noise
    • a. Background noises on the recording
    • b Background noises on the environment
  • 7. What are the solutions?
    • The Message:
    • 1. Grade listening materials according to the students’ level and provide appropriate materials
    • 2. Design task-oriented exercises
    • 3. Provide students with different kinds of input, such as films, TV plays, English songs, daily conversation, etc
    • 4. Find visual aids or draw pictures related with the topic
  • 8.
    • The Speaker:
    • 1. Give more practice to the students
    • 2. Make students aware of different native- speaker accents
    • 3. Select short and simple listening materials for lower-level students and complicated authentic materials for advanced learners
  • 9.
    • The Listener:
    • 1. Provide background knowledge and linguistic knowledge
    • 2. Help students develop the skills of listening by providing varied tasks and exercises at different levels with different focuses
  • 10. Stages of a Listening Lesson
    • Pre-listening:
    • It helps students prepare to listen
    • While-listening:
    • It helps to focus on the listening text and guide the development of their understanding of it
    • Post-listening:
    • It helps students integrate what they have learnt from the text into their existing knowledge
  • 11. Activities in Listening Class
    • Chart-filling
    • English Songs
    • Games
  • 12.  
  • 13. Chart-filling 6:00 4:00 2:00 12:00 10:00 get up get up get up get up get up 8:00 Weekends Friday Thursday Wednesday Tuesday Monday
  • 14. Songs
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Scrambled Lyrics
  • 15. Games
    • Whispers
    • Shouting Games
  • 16. Whispers
    • Split the class into two or more teams
    • Whisper a sentence into the ears of the first students in each row
    • They whisper the word into the next student’s ear in their row until the whisper gets to the last student in the row
  • 17.
    • The last student in the row has to say out the sentence
    • The team or teams that get the right sentence scores a point
  • 18. Shouting Game
    • Prepare several sentences
    • Divide the students into two groups
    • Ask one of the members from each group to go in front of the class to write
    • The two students should face the board, they have to listen carefully and write
    • The winner is the one who can finish first
  • 19. Conclusion
    • Some teachers think that listening is the easiest skill to teach, whereas most students think it is the most difficult to improve
    • We must find out how listening skill can be improved and what activities are useful in teaching listening
  • 20.