7 Ways To Improve Your Listening Skills

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7 Ways To Improve Your Listening Skills - Quiz


This quiz will test you on whether you understood the mini-listening task online.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Listen to English often

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE - The more you listen to English, the better your listening skills will be.

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  • 2. 

    Listen to things that don't interest you

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    FALSE - when you listen to things that interest you, you will pay more attention to them and work harder to understand.

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  • 3. 

    It’s OK if you don’t understand detailed information

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE - the main idea covers a lot of big important information whereas details are only bits of information. You can understand more if you focus on the big idea.

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  • 4. 

    Stay calm when you don't understand

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE - staying calm and relaxed you are more receptive to the information you are hearing.

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  • 5. 

    It’s OK to translate into your native language because you’ll understand more

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    FALSE - translating while you listen takes too long and causes you to lose track of the information.

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  • 6. 

    It’s best to listen for the main idea before you concentrate on details.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    TRUE - Understanding the large ideas first will help you to understand the details.

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  • 7. 

    You only have to listen one time to understand everything.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    FALSE - You will understand more when you listen to things many times. How does that work in the classroom when you hear things only once? What can you do to make sure you hear a lecture more than once?

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