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Listening : Resource Books For Teachers - Goodith White


Resource Books For Teachers

Paperback Published: 12th March 1998
ISBN: 9780194372169
Number Of Pages: 152

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This extremely popular series gives teachers practical advice and guidance, together with resource ideas and materials for the classroom. The tasks and activities are clearly presented, and offer teachers all the information they need about appropriate level, time, preparation, materials, classroom management, monitoring, and follow-up activities. Each title offers up to 100 ideas plus variations to encourage teachers to adapt the activities to suit their particular classes. The series is aimed at teachers of secondary and adult learners, and organizers of in-service training courses will find the series useful to demonstrate fresh ideas.


Key Features

Offers an array of fresh and original activities for helping students learn to listen, ranging from raising awareness of individual sounds to full-scale listening projects.

Helps students develop the type of social and interactive skills used by real-life listeners, as well as language skills to enable them to process and understand what they hear.

Involves learners in the creation and choice of listening materials.

Shows how to exploit both published and authentic listening materials to the full.

Includes a guide to making recordings.

Industry Reviews

`'This is a well-balanced book: scholarly in basis, lively and practical in application and thoroughly deserves a place in the auditorium.'' IATEFL Newsletter

The authors and series editorp. 1
Forewordp. 3
Introductionp. 5
How to use this bookp. 10
Becoming a good listenerp. 13
What's in a word? discussing listening processes, 10p. 13
Tapefriends connecting speaking and listening, 30p. 15
Sounds of silence improving concentration, 5-10p. 16
Getting the frame activating previous knowledge, 10p. 17
Up the garden path predicting, 10p. 18
Interrupting encouraging student participation, 5-10p. 19
Over to you encouraging student participation, 20p. 21
What went wrong? analysing problems, 15-20p. 22
Sight and sound 1 the role of vision, 40-50p. 24
Sight and sound 2 the role of vision, 30p. 25
Tapes for the blind following oral instructions, 40p. 26
The good listener qualities of a good listener, 30p. 28
Learning through listening language learning through listening, 20 + 20p. 30
Design your own listening course keeping a 'listening diary', 5-10 + 10 + 10-15p. 32
Taped feedback listening to improve speaking, 30 + 10 + 15p. 34
Listening outside class encouraging independent learning, 5-10p. 35
Helping students to create their own listening texts and tasksp. 38
Students making their own recordingsp. 39
Soundtracks students creating texts and tasks, 50p. 39
My home listening for detail, 10-20 + 15p. 41
Sounds of my day listening for detail, 15 + 60 + 20p. 41
Fun with sound effects making listening fun, 20 + 20 + 20p. 42
Designing a 'self help' tape students making their own tape, 20-30p. 43
Serial story awareness of pronunciation problems, 10-15p. 44
Using teachers' voicesp. 47
Gossips listening for detail, 5-10p. 47
Describe and draw rooms from stories listening for detail, 20p. 48
Imagining listening for detail, 5-10p. 49
Students designing their own tasksp. 50
Listening in role showing that people listen differently, 30p. 50
Guest speaker listening for gist and detail, 5 + 20 + 50p. 52
Tape library designing a tape library, 30-60p. 53
Micro skillsp. 55
Individual soundsp. 56
Wall dictation distinguishing individual sounds, 15-20p. 56
People's sounds distinguishing individual sounds, 15p. 57
Weird words relating sounds to written forms, 10p. 58
Discrimination quiz identifying stressed syllables, 5-10p. 59
Word stressp. 60
Holiday stress identifying words, 15p. 60
Identifying words in a stream of speechp. 61
Haunted in room 325 identifying words, 40p. 61
Shouting match identifying words, 10-15p. 63
Predictaword identifying words, 10-15p. 65
Snakes and stars identifying words, 5-10p. 65
Wrong word quiz identifying words, 10-15p. 66
Sentence stressp. 67
Audio books 1 identifying sentences stress, 10-15p. 67
Stresses and pauses identifying sentences stress, 20p. 68
Longer stretches of speechp. 69
What's next? predicting, 5p. 69
Intonationp. 69
Kind or cruel? identifying intonation, 10-15p. 69
Is this person about to stop speaking? recognizing turn-taking signals, 5-10p. 70
Attitudes identifying intonation, 10p. 71
Adapting published materialsp. 73
Overcoming the 'overhearer' effectp. 74
Overhearers participating in listening text, 40p. 74
Participants participating in listening texts, 10p. 75
Personalizing the listening materialp. 76
How do these pictures fit in? personalizing listening, 10-15p. 76
Character and voice focusing on voice quality/speed, 15-20p. 77
Word bingo identifying words, 10p. 78
Our questions and answers listening for detail, 20-30p. 78
From answer to question 1 listening tests, 10-15p. 79
From answer to question 2 listening tests, 20p. 80
Filtered listening coping with background noise, 10p. 81
Changing the listening passage diagnosing listening problems, 30p. 82
Listening to dialoguesp. 83
Predict a dialogue listening to conversations, 15-20p. 83
How authentic? recognizing turn-taking signals, 30p. 84
Monologue to dialogue recognizing turn-taking signals, 20-25p. 86
Using authentic listening materialp. 88
Listening to the newsp. 88
News for all understanding news broadcasts, 10-20p. 88
Audiences for the newsp. 90
News values understanding news broadcasts, 40-50p. 90
Comparing the news understanding news broadcasts, 15-20p. 92
Adapting the newsp. 93
Shortening the news understanding news broadcasts, 20-30p. 93
The World Service understanding news broadcasts, 40-50p. 94
The news expanded understanding news broadcasts, 50p. 95
Other radio/television programmesp. 96
Station surfing recognizing different types of text, 5-10p. 96
Weather diary listening for information, 30 + 5-10p. 97
Sports temperatures listening for gist, 30-40p. 98
Listening to politicians listening evaluatively, 30p. 101
Radio advertisements listening for information, 30p. 102
Opinion programmes listening for opinions, 10-15p. 103
Other kinds of authentic materialp. 104
Lectures listening to lectures, note-taking, 30p. 104
Audio books 2 listening carefully, 20p. 105
Telephoningp. 107
Your telephone personality telephone listening, 20p. 108
Mobile telephone telephone listening, 10p. 111
Telephone the class making telephone calls, 10 + 10 + 10p. 112
Telephone voting making telephone calls, 10 + 5 + 5p. 113
Answering machines understanding answering machines, 30p. 115
Real-life telephoning making telephone calls, 15 + 10-15 + 15p. 116
Listening projectsp. 119
Interview for a magazine integrating listening with other skills, 50 + 50p. 119
Voice of the people interviewing, 10-15 + 60 + 20p. 122
Desert island discs backwards integrating listening with other skills, 30 + 30p. 124
Making a news broadcast integrating listening with other skills, 50p. 125
A radio play integrating listening with other skills, 50-90 + 30-45p. 127
Local radio integrating listening with other skills, 20 + 30-40 + 30p. 130
Oral history listening to compare information, 30 + 30 + 30p. 131
How to make good quality recordingsp. 133
Useful sources of listening materialsp. 135
Bibliographyp. 138
Indexp. 140
Other titles in the Resource Books for Teachers seriesp. 141
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ISBN: 9780194372169
ISBN-10: 0194372162
Series: Resource Books For Teachers
Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 12th March 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 17.1  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.3

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