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Workshop Listening

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