Teaching Listening to College Students


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a slideshow created to help college teachers acquire the skills of teaching listening in the english class, using both written and audio texts.

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Teaching Listening to College Students

  1. 1. m n RAJU
  2. 2. Hearing Listening m n RAJU
  3. 3. Classroom Listening Real Life Listening m n RAJU
  4. 4. m n RAJU To make classroom listening more like real life listening Teaching Listening - Objective
  5. 5. m n RAJU A Good Listener <ul><li>Pays attention </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizes the main ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Organizes ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Taps into prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Interprets meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Interacts and responds </li></ul>
  6. 6. m n RAJU <ul><li>Be attentive </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>Watch nonverbal cues </li></ul><ul><li>Keep an open mind </li></ul><ul><li>Don't interrupt or impose </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize, Visualize and empathize </li></ul><ul><li>Seek clarifications at appropriate time </li></ul><ul><li>Provide feedback </li></ul>Effective Listening – Tips
  7. 7. m n RAJU <ul><li>Listen for the main idea </li></ul><ul><li>Listen for specific detail </li></ul><ul><li>Predict </li></ul><ul><li>Infer </li></ul><ul><li>Identify emotion </li></ul><ul><li>Listen for opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize context </li></ul>Listening Skills
  8. 8. <ul><li>Purpose for Listening </li></ul><ul><li>Pre Listening Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate Material </li></ul><ul><li>Response from Listener </li></ul><ul><li>Several Chances to Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up Activities </li></ul>m n RAJU A Good Listening Lesson Has
  9. 9. m n RAJU Listening Lesson Stages <ul><li>Pre-listening </li></ul><ul><li>While-listening </li></ul><ul><li>Post-listening </li></ul>
  10. 10. m n RAJU Pre-listening Stage <ul><li>Make familiar with topic </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce structures & words </li></ul><ul><li>Describe situation </li></ul><ul><li>Activate schema </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify cultural information </li></ul><ul><li>Know what type of text </li></ul>
  11. 11. m n RAJU <ul><li>Interact with the text directly </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple listenings </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive tasks </li></ul><ul><li>From global to specific </li></ul><ul><li>Questions & clarifications </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary and language </li></ul>While-listening Stage
  12. 12. m n RAJU <ul><li>Reinforce understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Expand on the text </li></ul><ul><li>Personalize the topic </li></ul><ul><li>Use other language skills </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce new vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce new structures </li></ul>Post-listening Stage
  13. 13. m n RAJU <ul><li>See the picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Where are the people? </li></ul><ul><li>What are they doing? </li></ul><ul><li>What are they saying? </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the dialogue and check your answers. </li></ul>Audio Listening Lesson Pre-listening
  14. 14. m n RAJU <ul><li>What is the woman’s problem? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the man advise her to do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the woman’s request? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does the man ask her to step aside? </li></ul>Audio Listening Lesson While-listening 1
  15. 15. m n RAJU <ul><li>How many requests do you hear? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the speakers make requests? </li></ul><ul><li>Jot down one or two of the requests? </li></ul>Audio Listening Lesson While-listening 2
  16. 16. m n RAJU <ul><li>Write a brief biographical sketch of the two characters. </li></ul><ul><li>Extend the dialogue. </li></ul><ul><li>Act out the dialogue. </li></ul>Audio Listening Lesson Post-listening
  17. 17. m n RAJU Woman: Excuse me. I’m not able to take out any money. Can you please check the machine?   Man: Sure. Can you just step aside? Let me take a look at it. Well, it seems to be all right. Can you insert your card and try again? Woman: Okay. Let me try. There it goes. It has accepted my card this time. Wonderful. Thank you so much. Man: You’re welcome. Audio Listening Lesson
  18. 18. <ul><li>Pre Listening – Prediction </li></ul><ul><li>While Listening </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First Listening – General Comprehension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Listening – Specific Detail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third Listening – Grammar Focus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Post Listening – Creative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Suggest more Post Listening Activities </li></ul>m n RAJU AV Listening Lesson - Review
  19. 19. <ul><li>Listen for meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Study/use Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze Grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss theme, emotion </li></ul><ul><li>Compare </li></ul><ul><li>Write your own </li></ul>m n RAJU Using Music
  20. 20. <ul><li>Tom’s Diner </li></ul>m n RAJU Using Music
  21. 21. <ul><li>What is a diner? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you find diners? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of people can be seen in diners? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of food is served in diners? </li></ul>m n RAJU Tom’s Diner: Pre-listening
  22. 22. <ul><li>Where does the song take place? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the narrator? </li></ul><ul><li>What is she doing? </li></ul><ul><li>How is the weather? </li></ul>m n RAJU Tom’s Diner: While-listening 1
  23. 23. <ul><li>How many people does the woman see? </li></ul><ul><li>Who are they? </li></ul>m n RAJU Tom’s Diner: While-listening 2
  24. 24. <ul><li>What tense is used? </li></ul><ul><li>How is the present continuous tense formed? </li></ul><ul><li>Snap fingers whenever you hear a verb in the present continuous. </li></ul>m n RAJU Tom’s Diner: While-listening 3
  25. 25. <ul><li>Complete the cloze. </li></ul><ul><li>Compare with partners. </li></ul>m n RAJU Tom’s Diner: Post-listening 1
  26. 26. <ul><li>Write a biographical sketch of the woman. Name? Age? Home? Job? Family? Likes? Dislikes? </li></ul>m n RAJU Tom’s Diner: Post-listening 2
  27. 27. <ul><li>Write 10 sentences in the present continuous describing things happening around you. </li></ul>m n RAJU Tom’s Diner: Post-listening 3