HD Brown's Principles for Teaching Listening Skills

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Review of HD Brown's Principles for Teaching Listening Skills from his book, "Teaching by Principles", Third Edition (2007) for myself and my classmates as we prepare for the final.

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    1. 1. H. D. BROWN’S PRINCIPLES FOR TEACHING LISTENING SKILLS Slides by Daniel Beck (aka SamuraiTheologian) samuraitheologian@gmail.com
    2. 2. PRINCIPLE #1 Include a FOCUS ON LISTENING in an integrated-skills course ❋❋❋❋❋❋❋
    3. 3. “ Teachers sometimes incorrectly assume that the input provided in the classroom will always be ” converted into intake.
    4. 4. PRINCIPLE #2 Use techniques that are INTRINSICALLY MOTIVATING ❋❋❋❋❋❋❋
    5. 5. “ Since background information (schemata) is an important factor in listening, take into full account the experiences, goals, and abilities of your students as you design lessons.
    6. 6. PRINCIPLE #3 Use AUTHENTIC LANGUAGE and contexts ❋❋❋❋❋❋❋
    7. 7. “Authentic language and real- world tasks enable students to see the relevance of classroom activity to their long-term ” communicative goals.
    8. 8. PRINCIPLE #4 Carefully CONSIDER THE FORM of listeners’ responses ❋❋❋❋❋❋❋
    9. 9. “ We can only infer that certain things have been comprehended through students’ overt responses to ” speech.
    10. 10. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension
    11. 11. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 1 – doing the listener responds physically to a command
    12. 12. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 2 – choosing the listener selects from alternatives such as pictures, objects, and texts
    13. 13. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 3 – transferring the listener draws a picture of what is heard
    14. 14. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 4 – answering the listener answers questions about the message
    15. 15. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 5 – condensing the listener outlines or takes notes on a lecture
    16. 16. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 6 – extending the listener provides an ending to a story heard
    17. 17. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 7 – duplicating the listener translates the message into the native language or repeats it verbatim
    18. 18. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 8 – modeling the listener orders a meal, for example after listening to a model order
    19. 19. 9 Ways to Check Listening Comprehension 9 – conversing the listener engages in a conversation that indicates appropriate processing of information
    20. 20. 9 WAYS TO CHECK LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1.doing 6.extending 2.choosing 7.duplicating 3.transferring 8.modeling 4.answering 9.conversing 5.condensing
    21. 21. PRINCIPLE #5 Encourage the DEVELOPMENT OF SPEAKING STRATEGIES ❋❋❋❋❋❋❋
    22. 22. LISTENING STRATEGIES
    23. 23. Listening Strategies Looking for Key Words
    24. 24. Listening Strategies Looking for Nonverbal Cues to Meaning
    25. 25. Listening Strategies Predicting Speaker’s Purpose by Context of Discourse
    26. 26. Listening Strategies activating one’s background knowledge (schemata)
    27. 27. Listening Strategies guessing at meanings
    28. 28. Listening Strategies seeking clarification
    29. 29. Listening Strategies listening for general gist
    30. 30. Listening Strategies various test-taking strategies for listening comprehension
    31. 31. LISTENING STRATEGIES looking for key words looking for nonverbal cues to meaning predicting speaker’s purpose by context of discourse activating one’s background knowledge (schemata) guessing at meanings seeking clarification listening for general gist various test-taking strategies for listening comprehension
    32. 32. PRINCIPLE #6 Include both BOTTOM-UP &TOP-DOWN listening techniques ❋❋❋❋❋❋❋
    33. 33. “Bottom-up processing proceeds from sounds to words to grammatical relationships to lexical meanings, etc., to a final ” message.
    34. 34. “ Top-down techniques are … concerned with the activation of schemata, with deriving ” meaning of spoken discourse.
    35. 35. PRINCIPLES FOR TEACHING LISTENING SKILLS 1. Include a focus on listening in an integrated-skills course 2. Use techniques that are intrinsically motivating 3. Use authentic language and contexts 4. Carefully consider the form of listeners’ responses 5. Encourage the development of speaking strategies 6. Include both bottom-up and top-down listening techniques
    36. 36. H. D. BROWN’S PRINCIPLES FOR TEACHING LISTENING SKILLS Slides by Daniel Beck (aka SamuraiTheologian) samuraitheologian@gmail.com

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