Listening Skills

Author: Kevin Ryan and Adrian Pauley, Publisher: Phoenix
$49.95
SKU
9781876580155

Resources and activities for teaching effective listening

Listening Skills provides valuable information, guidelines and practical activities to help teach effective listening skills to students from Years 6 to 10. It includes:

  • information
  • strategies
  • ideas
  • activities

for teaching listening skills to students from Year 6 to Year 11

Included with the book is a 36 track audio CD with material to use as examples of some of the concepts in the book and which can be used as the basis of some of the exercises and activities in the book.

Listening Skills is accompanied by Speaking Out.


Listening Skills Contents

About this book

1 Learning listening

  • Listening is learnable
  • The listening paradox
  • Relearning listening
  • Dispelling the assumptions
  • Assessing listening skills
  • Teaching listening
  • Listening quiz

2 What listening is

  • Defining listening
  • Listening choices
  • The listening process
  • The message
  • Message variables
  • Message components
  • Verbal component
  • Vocal component
  • Visual component
  • Interpret in context

3 Levels of listening

  • The different levels
  • Switching levels

4 Listening filters

  • Filtering the message
  • Existing knowledge and past experience
  • Beliefs and values
  • Self-interest
  • Staying open minded

5 Listening barriers

  • Listening barriers
  • Sender’s barriers
  • Environmental barriers
  • Listener’s barriers

6 Listening essentials

  • Empathy
  • Suspended judgment
  • Awareness

7 A listening focus

  • Concentration
  • Evaluation
  • Remembering
  • Note-taking

8 Active listening skills

  • Encouragers
  • Summarising content
  • Paraphrasing
  • Reflecting feelings
  • Questioning

Appendices

  • 1 10 tips for effective listening
  • 2 A good listener/a bad listener

Guidelines and suggested answers for exercises

CD contents

More Information
Year Level Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Edition N/A
Date of Publication N/A
ISBN 9781876580155
Subject English