Listening skills and self-assessment (PPT, 1MB)

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The 10 listening skills

1. Make predictions about what I am going to hear.

2. Use cognates and near cognates to work out meaning. 3. Make informed guesses about unfamiliar words based on context.

4. Listen carefully for word families and high frequency phrases.

5. Repeat unfamiliar words in my head. How would I spell this word? Does it look familiar when it is written down?

6. Listen carefully for detail.

7. Think about which tense is being used?

8. What can I conclude from tone of voice and intonation?

9. Remember not everything is going to be relevant.

10. Mentally summarise the key points from the passage.

In this listening activity I intend to use…

Listening Self Assessment

Today’s Activity:

1. Make predictions about what I am going to hear.

2. Use cognates and near cognates to work out meaning. 3. Make informed guesses about unfamiliar words based on context.

4. Listen carefully for word families and high frequency phrases.

5. Repeat unfamiliar words in my head. How would I spell this word? Does it look familiar when it is written down?

6. Listen carefully for detail.

7. Think about which tense is being used?

8. What can I conclude from tone of voice and intonation?

9. Remember not everything is going to be relevant.

10. Mentally summarise the key points from the passage.

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