Effecttive listening a crucial skill in english language

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Effecttive listening a crucial skill in english language

  1. 1. EFFECTTIVE LISTENING A CRUCIAL SKILL IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE Presented By: Syeadha Benish Academic Coordinator- Primary Level
  2. 2. Module Outline • What is Listening? • Why do we Listen? • Facts about Listening Skill • Listening Vs Hearing • HURIER Approach to Effective Listening • Barriers in Effective Listening • Steps to build Effective Listening Skill • Question and Answer Session
  3. 3. Four Skills in English Language • Listening • Speaking • Reading • Writing Listening is one of the most important skills one can have.
  4. 4. Listening is Defined as The ability to understand spoken language (Rankin, 1926) Listening (ILA, 1996): the process of receiving, constructing meaning from, and responding to spoken and/or nonverbal messages; to hear something with thoughtful attention
  5. 5. Listening is Defined as A process of taking what you hear and organizing it into verbal units to which you can apply meaning(Goss,1982)
  6. 6. Quotations “The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”— Ralph Nichols “We were given two ears but only one mouth. This is because God knew that listening was twice as hard as talking.”
  7. 7. OBSERVE THE PICTURE
  8. 8. WHY DO WE LISTEN? to obtain information to understand for enjoyment to learn To develop relationships To accomplish tasks
  9. 9. FACTS ABOUT LISTENING SKILL
  10. 10. LISTENING ACTIVITY EnglishClub.com-podcast-The-I-Song-j.mp3 Alphabet-Song-for-Rockers.mp3
  11. 11. Listening in Comparison to Other Skills Learned Used Taught Listening 1st Most (45%) Least Speaking 2nd Next most (35%) Next least Reading 3rd Next least (16%) Next most Writing 4th Least(9%) Most
  12. 12. Listening Vs Hearing Listening Hearing Active process Passive/ Reflexive Process Requires conscious efforts, concentration and interest. Effortless activity
  13. 13. HURIER Approach to Effective Listening
  14. 14. Hearing Understanding Remembering Interpreting Evaluating Responding
  15. 15. Hearing The accurate reception of sounds. To hear, you must focus your attention on the speaker, discriminate among sounds and concentrate.
  16. 16. Understanding The ability to understand what you hear, listening comprehension, improves with practice.
  17. 17. Remembering There has been a great deal of research on memory. Remembering is essential when you intend to apply what you have heard in future situations.
  18. 18. Interpreting Take into account the total communication context so that you are better able to understand the meaning of what is said from the speaker’s point of view.
  19. 19. Evaluating You listen from a unique point of view and are influenced by your perceptual filters- your past experiences, attitude, personal values and predispositions.
  20. 20. Responding Your partner makes judgements regarding the quality of your listening based largely on the nature of your response.
  21. 21. LISTENING ACTIVITY birthday.mp3 meet.mp3
  22. 22. BARRIERS IN EFFECTIVE LISTENING Equate With Hearing Uninteresting Topics Speaker’s Delivery External Distractions Personal Concerns Language/Culture Differences Faking Attention
  23. 23. Steps to Build Effective Listening Skill Here are 7 strategies and suggestions to build up the effective listening skills.
  24. 24. INCREASE YOUR LISTENING SPAN
  25. 25. TAKE TIME TO LISTEN
  26. 26. LISTEN BETWEEN THE LINES
  27. 27. GIVE YOUR FULL ATTENTION
  28. 28. RESTATE THE MESSAGE
  29. 29. LISTEN FOR IDEAS AS WELL AS FACTS
  30. 30. DON'T MONOPOLIZE
  31. 31. LISTENING ACTIVITY small.mp3

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