Presentation on theme: "I hope everyone had a great holiday!"— Presentation transcript:
1 I hope everyone had a great holiday! Welcome back!I hope everyone had a great holiday!
2 Because “I’m a Good Listener” It’s Good to Be MeBecause “I’m a Good Listener”
3 ListeningHave you ever been in the middle of a conversation when the person you are talking to just gets up and walks away? Or fiddles in the chair? Or looks everywhere but at you? How does this make you feel? Most people feel hurt. The listener acts as though he or she has absolutely no interest in what the speaker has to say. And yet, when it is their turn to talk, they expect, if not demand, attention.
4 Are you a good listener or a bad listener? Let’s take a look and see which one you think you are.
5 Does not look at the person speaking What would you like for tea tonight my dear?The bad listener
6 Does not answer in the correct way It’s outside in the garden
7 Rushes the speaker Hurry up I haven’t got all day I’m not sure how to say thisRushes the speaker
8 Interrupts the person speaking I was just flying down Combermere Road when suddenly…Do you want a game of football?
9 Doesn’t ask appropriate questions The world is made up of lots of different countriesHow many eggs are in half a dozen?
10 Looks at the person who is speaking What would you like for tea tonight my dear?The good listener
11 Answers in the correct way to show that they have listened Please could I have a ham salad
12 Does not rush the speaker It’s ok just take your timeI’m not sure how to say this
13 Does not interrupt the person speaking I’ll wait until he is finished before I say anythingI was just flying down Combermere Road when suddenly…
14 Asks appropriate questions How many countries are there sir?The world is made up of lots of different countriesAsks appropriate questions
16 1. Give your full attention to the person who is speaking. 2. Make sure your mind is focused. If you feel your mind wandering, change the position of your body and try to concentrate on the speaker’s words.3. Let the speaker finish before you begin to talk.4. Let yourself finish listening before you begin to speak.5. Listen for main ideas. The main ideas are the most important points the speaker wants to get across.6. Ask questions. If you are not sure what the speaker has said, just ask.7. Give feedback. Sit up straight and look directly at the speaker. Now and then, nod to show that you understand. At appropriate points you may also smile, frown, laugh, or be silent. These are all ways to let the speaker know that you are really listening. Remember, you listen with your face as well as your ears!
17 Because “I’m a Good Listener” It’s Good to Be MeBecause “I’m a Good Listener”