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Developing Listening ComprehensionDeveloping Listening Comprehension
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Listening comprehension development in EFL Learners

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techniques used in developing listening comprehension skills in English as a foreign language students at the Santiago de Cali University in Cali, Colombia

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Listening comprehension development in EFL Learners

  1. 1. Developing Listening ComprehensionDeveloping Listening Comprehension Skills In EFL LearnersSkills In EFL Learners Presented by:Presented by: Prof. Larry M. Lynch, Ed.S. TESOLProf. Larry M. Lynch, Ed.S. TESOL Santiago de Cali UniversitySantiago de Cali University Institute of LanguagesInstitute of Languages E-mail: lynchlarrym@gmail.comE-mail: lynchlarrym@gmail.com Blog: http://bettereflteacher.blogspot.comBlog: http://bettereflteacher.blogspot.com Website:Website: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Larry_M._Lynchhttp://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Larry_M._Lynch
  2. 2. Developing Listening ComprehensionDeveloping Listening Comprehension Skills In EFL LearnersSkills In EFL Learners  Why develop listening?Why develop listening?  What makes listeningWhat makes listening soso difficult?difficult?  Sources ofSources of authenticauthentic language listeninglanguage listening practice materialspractice materials  Key elements ofKey elements of listening comprehensionlistening comprehension lesson planninglesson planning  Examples and practiceExamples and practice activitiesactivities
  3. 3. Listening Comprehension ExamListening Comprehension Exam Section ResultsSection Results 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Serie1 Serie2 Serie3
  4. 4. What makes ListeningWhat makes Listening DifficultDifficult?? There areThere are fourfour clusters of factorsclusters of factors which canwhich can affect the difficulty of language listening tasks:affect the difficulty of language listening tasks:  The SPEAKERThe SPEAKER  The LISTENERThe LISTENER  The CONTENTThe CONTENT  SUPPORTSUPPORT Brown and Yule (1983)
  5. 5. What makes ListeningWhat makes Listening DifficultDifficult?? FirstFirst cluster of factors which can affect thecluster of factors which can affect the difficulty of language listening tasks:difficulty of language listening tasks: The SPEAKERThe SPEAKER  How many are there?How many are there?  How quickly theyHow quickly they speakspeak  What type of accentWhat type of accent they havethey have
  6. 6. What makes ListeningWhat makes Listening DifficultDifficult?? SecondSecond cluster of factors which can affect thecluster of factors which can affect the difficulty of language listening tasks:difficulty of language listening tasks: The LISTENERThe LISTENER  TheThe rolerole of theof the listenerlistener  TheThe level of responselevel of response requiredrequired  TheThe InterestInterest in thein the contentcontent
  7. 7. What makes ListeningWhat makes Listening DifficultDifficult?? ThirdThird cluster of factors which can affect thecluster of factors which can affect the difficulty of language listening tasks:difficulty of language listening tasks: The CONTENTThe CONTENT  GrammarGrammar  VocabularyVocabulary  Information structureInformation structure  BackgroundBackground knowledge assumedknowledge assumed
  8. 8. Grammatical parts: n,v,a, Frequency Hi / Low of word Collocation s Meanings Written FormSpoken Form Connotations associations Register Derivations What is involved in “Knowing” a word? S. Thornbury “How To Teach Vocabulary” Spoken Written Plural Passive Possessive WORD
  9. 9. What makes ListeningWhat makes Listening DifficultDifficult?? FourthFourth cluster of factors which can affect thecluster of factors which can affect the difficulty of language listening tasks:difficulty of language listening tasks: SUPPORTSUPPORT Whether there are:Whether there are:  Pictures,Pictures, diagramsdiagrams  Other visual aidsOther visual aids to support the textto support the text
  10. 10. Authentic LanguageAuthentic Language Listening Material SourcesListening Material Sources COMMERCIALCOMMERCIAL  CDsCDs  Audio-cassettesAudio-cassettes  VHS Video cassettesVHS Video cassettes  InternetInternet  Music (songs)Music (songs)  MP3, WAV, MIDI, etcMP3, WAV, MIDI, etc.. Non-COMMERCIALNon-COMMERCIAL  TVTV  RadioRadio  InternetInternet  InterviewsInterviews  ConversationsConversations  NarrativesNarratives  News and storiesNews and stories
  11. 11. Key Elements of Planning aKey Elements of Planning a Listening Comprehension LessonListening Comprehension Lesson  Pre - Listening PhasePre - Listening Phase Pre-teachPre-teach newnew oror criticalcritical elementselements  Active Listening PhaseActive Listening Phase UseUse learner-centeredlearner-centered strategies & activitiesstrategies & activities  Post – Listening PhasePost – Listening Phase GuidedGuided andand UnrestrictedUnrestricted practicepractice
  12. 12. Pre - Listening Lesson PhasePre - Listening Lesson Phase  Pre-teachPre-teach newnew oror criticalcritical elementselements LexisLexis:: Idioms & ExpressionsIdioms & Expressions VocabularyVocabulary Discourse MarkersDiscourse Markers Grammar / Structure:Grammar / Structure: Verb tenses and usageVerb tenses and usage PronunciationPronunciation:: Connected SpeechConnected Speech elementselements
  13. 13. Active Listening Lesson PhaseActive Listening Lesson Phase  UseUse llearner-centeredearner-centered strategies &strategies & activitiesactivities • DictationDictation • Mimicking or “Shadow-Talking”Mimicking or “Shadow-Talking” • Re-ordering (text blocks or lyrics)Re-ordering (text blocks or lyrics) • Gap-FillGap-Fill • PredictionPrediction
  14. 14. Post – Listening Lesson PhasePost – Listening Lesson Phase  Use bothUse both GuidedGuided andand UnrestrictedUnrestricted language practicelanguage practice DiscussionDiscussion ResearchResearch InvestigationInvestigation Free practice & related GamesFree practice & related Games Additional practice activitiesAdditional practice activities
  15. 15. Developing Listening ComprehensionDeveloping Listening Comprehension Skills In EFL LearnersSkills In EFL Learners Presented by:Presented by: Prof. Larry M. Lynch, Ed.S. TESOLProf. Larry M. Lynch, Ed.S. TESOL Santiago de Cali UniversitySantiago de Cali University Institute of LanguagesInstitute of Languages E-mail: lynchlarrym@gmail.comE-mail: lynchlarrym@gmail.com Blog: http://bettereflteacher.blogspot.comBlog: http://bettereflteacher.blogspot.com Website:Website: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Larry_M._Lynchhttp://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Larry_M._Lynch LET’S TRY SOME NEWLET’S TRY SOME NEW ACTIVITIES!ACTIVITIES!
  16. 16. Seven Factors that Contribute to Listening Comprehension of Songs  RhythmRhythm  Vocabulary contextVocabulary context  Rhyming soundsRhyming sounds  Use of idioms & expressionsUse of idioms & expressions  Pronunciation/accent of thePronunciation/accent of the singersinger  National, regional or ethnicNational, regional or ethnic accentsaccents  Use of grammar / structureUse of grammar / structure
  17. 17. SONG LISTENING LESSON METHODOLOGY  Elicit selected key lexis  Concept check selected key lexis  Complete written exercises  Introduce song  Play song completely through :  students listen only !  Step through song 1 or 2 lines at a time :  use dictation or ordering  Step through song 2nd time to check work  Play song a 4th time - students sing along !  Play song completely through :  students listen only !  Discussion of song aspect
  18. 18. Developing ListeningDeveloping Listening Comprehension Skills In EFLComprehension Skills In EFL LearnersLearners THANK YOUTHANK YOU Teachers!Teachers! For attending and sharingFor attending and sharing in this sessionin this session Larry M. Lynch, Ed.S.,TESOLLarry M. Lynch, Ed.S.,TESOL Universidad Santiago de CaliUniversidad Santiago de Cali Institute of LanguagesInstitute of Languages E-mailE-mail:: lynchlarrym@gmail.comlynchlarrym@gmail.com Website:Website: http://EzineArticles.com/?http://EzineArticles.com/? expert=Larry_M._Lynchexpert=Larry_M._Lynch Blog: http://bettereflteacher.blogspot.comBlog: http://bettereflteacher.blogspot.com

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