Escp s2 listening comprehension 2- week 1 ppt

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Escp s2 listening comprehension 2- week 1 ppt

  1. 1. WithKhaled M. Al-Abbadi
  2. 2.  Welcome to “ESCP (Semester 2) : Listening Comprehension” ◦ This is a 25 hour Practical Course ◦ It starts from Today until May 3rd ◦ We will meet every Wednesday from 4pm-6pm and every Thursday from 8am-10am. ◦ I really, really hope that you will enjoy this class ◦ I really, really hope that you will learn something…
  3. 3.  My name is Khaled Al-Abbadi  I’m your teacher.  I’m responsible for grading your work.  You can call me… ◦ Khaled ◦ Mr. Khaled ◦ Sidi Khaled ◦ King Khaled…etc…This is me in Saudi Arabia, about to eat some Kabsa.
  4. 4. This is me getting a really bad haircut in Yemen
  5. 5. This is my lovely daughter Huda…She’s almost 3 years old…
  6. 6. This is me and Huda at the beach on ourvacation in Spain.
  7. 7. This is me and my Dad when I was a little boyin America…Anyway…I’m your teacher…
  8. 8.  Course Description and Objectives: ◦ Our Objectives are Real Simple:  1. Develop Listening Skills  2. Learn Good Listening Strategies  3. Understand the different contexts of Listening ◦ We will do this by:  1. Discussing Listening contexts and strategies.  2. Practicing Listening in the classroom.  3. Doing Listening assignments outside the classroom.
  9. 9.  Topics Discussed: ◦ This course is a practical approach to listening. ◦ We will discuss 4 main listening contexts and strategies. ◦ These 4 contexts are:  1. Listening to Narratives (For example: Listening to a boring story from your teacher)  2. Listening for Specific Information and Data (For example: Listening to a boring story from your teacher with a lot of facts)  3. Listening in Conversational Contexts (For example: Listening to a boring story from your teacher and having to respond to your teacher)  4. Listening to Extended Discourse (For example: Listening to a boring story from your teacher, with a lot of facts, for a really long time…)
  10. 10.  Regarding Materials: ◦ I will provide all class material, which means there is no textbook, copies, or anything like that… ◦ However, you are responsible for;  Having a pen  Having a notebook  To take notes and for class activities  Having access to internet  To download mp3s for homework assignments
  11. 11.  Your Favorite Part… Really Simple: ◦ Weekly Assignments (there are 4, each 15%) 60% ◦ Attendance (try to come in everyday) 10% ◦ Final Exam (dun..dun..DUN…) 30% ◦ Grand Total 100%
  12. 12.  Weekly Assignments are Homework ◦ They will be given on Thursdays and are due on Wednesdays. ◦ They are listening Mp3s which you will download from facebook. ◦ You will have to Transcribe them.  That means you have to write down all the words. ◦ And…you will have to answer some questions  There will be a worksheet for you to download with the MP3.  Sounds like a lot of fun…doesn’t it…?
  13. 13.  This is the “Plan” for the SemesterWeek 1 3/22 Thur Course IntroductionWeek 2 3/28 Wed Listening to Narratives: Discussion and Strategies 3/29 Thur Practice and ActivitiesWeek 3 4/4 Wed Listening for Specific Information/Data: Discussion Narrative Weekly Assignment Due 4/5 Thur Practice and Activities
  14. 14. Week 4 4/11 Wed Spring Break Vacation 4/12 Thur Spring Break VacationWeek 5 4/18 Wed Listening in Conversation: Discussion and Strategies Spec. Info/Data Weekly Assignment Due 4/19 Thur Practice and Activities 4/XX Some Day Makeup Session: More Practice and Activities
  15. 15. Week 6 4/25 Wed Listening to Extended Discourse: Discussion Conversations Weekly Assignment Due 4/26 Thur Practice and Activities 4/XX Some Day Makeup Session: More Practice and ActivitiesWeek 7 5/2 Wed Course Review of Listening Contexts and Strategies Extended Discourse Weekly Assignment Due 5/3 Thur Final Exam
  16. 16.  All of this should be in your Syllabus I will try to have this available on Facebook for you to download… Anyone have any: ◦ Questions, ◦ Comments, ◦ Insults, ◦ Something you want to throw at me… ◦ Anything…?
  17. 17. What is Listening?
  18. 18.  How would you define…Listening? What is the difference between…Listening…and…Hearing? Is all…Listening…the same or is there a difference? How can you improve your…Listening?
  19. 19.  Listening is: ◦ Skill  It is not something natural, it is something that you develop over time.  You can actually “hear” while in the womb, but listening probably develops at around 1-3 years of age. ◦ Active Process  Hearing – That is receiving sound signals  Recognizing – Acknowledging that there is meaning  Evaluating – Understanding, Interpreting, Remembering, Responding… blah..blah..blah…
  20. 20.  Hearing is: ◦ Natural  If you’re born with good ears, you can hear. ◦ Passive  You can’t close your ears like you can close your eyes. ◦ Physical process  Listening is more of a mental process because it needs parts of your brain.  Hearing just needs your ears, you can even hear something when your brain is asleep.
  21. 21.  There are different ways of identifying types of listening. I say there’s just four types: ◦ 1. Inactive Listening  The message is received, recognized, and ignored. ◦ 2. Selective Listening  The message is received, recognized, but only part of it is evaluated…the rest you ignore. ◦ 3. Active Listening  The message is received, recognized, and it is completely evaluated…you don’t ignore anything. ◦ 4. Reflective Listening  The message is received, recognized, and completely evaluated but you also verify that it has been evaluated correctly…you check to make sure you didn’t miss anything.
  22. 22.  Yes you can!  Listening is a skill remember…you can always improve a skill How can you improve Listening? ◦ Warming up your Brain (Pre Listening activities) ◦ Focusing on the message (At first, you should try to be an active listener, then be selective) ◦ Practice makes perfect (A lot of listening activities help your brain recognize the message better, which helps in evaluation)
  23. 23.  Using Strategies when Listening helps a lot ◦ In this Class:  We will learn strategies to better Recognize and Evaluate messages.  We will learn different strategies for different listening contexts.  Not all messages are the same. ◦ So what are the different contexts of messages?
  24. 24.  There 4 main contexts for Listening: ◦ Narrative: Remember the boring story ◦ Expository: That’s when you listen for facts ◦ Interactive: That’s listening in conversation, it’s live and dynamic. ◦ Extended Discourse: That’s listening for a really long time.
  25. 25.  Next Week: ◦ We will Discuss some strategies for listening to Narratives. ◦ Then we will do some activities in class to practice those strategies. ◦ Then you will practice some more. ◦ Then you will show me what you can do at home with the assignment.

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