Teaching Listening

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Teaching Listening


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Listening should not be considered a passive language skill in which the learner is simply receiving language input.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Listening comprehension is dependent on
    • A. 

      A top-down processing of input

    • B. 

      A bottom-up processing of input

    • C. 

      A high-level of speaking proficiency

    • D. 

      Both a top-down and bottom-up processing

  • 3. 
    Authentic listening texts are appropriate for the upper levels of proficiency but not for lower levels of proficiency. Beginners are better served by listening to simplified texts that will not frustrate them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Among the goals of pre-listening is
    • A. 

      To provide a list of new vocabulary and expressions found in the text.

    • B. 

      To create expectations about the content of the listening text.

    • C. 

      To give students an outline of the main ideas in the text.

  • 5. 
    To facilitate listening during while-listening activities, the teacher should divide the listening text into segments and have the students listen to each segment one by one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Intensive listening activities aim to
    • A. 

      Develop bottom-up processing skills.

    • B. 

      Learn the meaning of new vocabulary.

    • C. 

      Transcribe the text for post-listening.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 7. 
    When doing listening activities in class or at home, multiple "listens" are necessary to help students make initial assumptions and verify them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     Post-listening activities should aim to provide further listening practice on the same topic outside class.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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