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1 Listening

2 Listening Skills and Sub-skills Listening Skills and Sub-skills Todays listening skill is known by many names, such as Listening for details, Extracting details, or Relevance. Todays listening skill is known by many names, such as Listening for details, Extracting details, or Relevance. It is the ability to identify important points (not just single words) in a text. It is the ability to identify important points (not just single words) in a text.

3 Some example exercises include: Some example exercises include: Filling in tables Slot and filler summaries Find (X) points about……

4 Theres a Hole in the Bucket By: Harry Belafonte and Odetta

5 Pop Culture Odetta Holmes, (December 31, 1930 – December 2, 2008), known as Odetta, was an American singer and actress. Odetta Holmes, (December 31, 1930 – December 2, 2008), known as Odetta, was an American singer and actress.

6 Pop Culture cont. Harry Belafonte, (born March 1, 1927) is a Jamaican American musician and actor. He is a very successful singer. Belafonte is best known for singing the "Banana Boat Song". Harry Belafonte, (born March 1, 1927) is a Jamaican American musician and actor. He is a very successful singer. Belafonte is best known for singing the "Banana Boat Song".

7 Pre-listening This song has its origins back in the 1700s. This version was recorded in This song has its origins back in the 1700s. This version was recorded in In this song, it is said that straw can be used to fix a bucket with a hole. This method is most likely due to the origins of the song being several hundreds of years ago, when such a method would have been more common. In this song, it is said that straw can be used to fix a bucket with a hole. This method is most likely due to the origins of the song being several hundreds of years ago, when such a method would have been more common.

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9 Listening Listen and then try to answer the questions. Listen and then try to answer the questions.

10 Questions: Henry has many problems in this song which stop him from getting the water. Can you name all (4) of them? Henry has many problems in this song which stop him from getting the water. Can you name all (4) of them? What does Liza suggest as solutions to his problems? What does Liza suggest as solutions to his problems? What do you think is the relationship between Henry and Liza? What do you think is the relationship between Henry and Liza? Do you think Henry is foolish or clever? Do you think Henry is foolish or clever?

11 Listen Again Review your answers. Review your answers. Use the lyrics to help you. Use the lyrics to help you.

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13 Teacher Notes This song attempts to provide an opportunity for Bottom Up listening. This song attempts to provide an opportunity for Bottom Up listening. Strategies found in this exercise: Strategies found in this exercise: Sub skills found in this exercise: Sub skills found in this exercise: Answers: 1. Theres a hole in the bucket. (fix it with straw) 2. The straw is too long. (cut it with the axe) 3. The axe is dull. (sharpen it on the stone) 4. The stone is dry. (wet it with water) Answers: 1. Theres a hole in the bucket. (fix it with straw) 2. The straw is too long. (cut it with the axe) 3. The axe is dull. (sharpen it on the stone) 4. The stone is dry. (wet it with water)


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