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Day 3- Active Listening PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 2 Active Listening Skills Pay attention Look at the speaker Avoid distractions Don’t interrupt Ask questions Repeat what the person said
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 3 What Active Listening Is Hearing is passive Listening is active ACTIVE LISTENING MEANS YOU HAVE TO PAY ATTENTION !!!!! Don’t get distracted by other things. Focus attention and concentrate on what is being said. Ask questions to be sure you understand what is being said. Repeating what the speaker says, and not interrupt while the speaker is talking.
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 4 Active Listening Skills Video
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 5 Am I a Good Listener? Handout #1 – check the boxes that applies to you. 1)Do you look at the person who is speaking? 2)Do you miss important information because you daydream? 3)Do you sit next to people who distract you? 4)Do you distract people around you? 5)Do you doodle or draw when the teacher is speaking? 6)Do you to ask questions? 7)If you have a question, do you write it down first and then ask it after the speaker finishes speaking? 8)Do you keep books and other things on your desk that you don’t need? 9)Do you try to concentrate on what the speaker is saying, and not letting your mind wonder to other things? 10)Do you make sure you understand correctly and repeat what the speaker said?
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 6 The Many Jobs of A Good Listener Handout #2a -Good listeners do many things at once. They must listen for the main point of the message, listen for details, and make decisions about the importance of the message. With a partner, try the exercises taking turns being the reader and the listener. Listeners should not read along. After hearing the passage, the listener should answer the questions on the next page Handout #2b.
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 7 Listening Without Hearing Handout #3a – Semaphore is a system of visual signaling with two flags, one held in each hand. It is used to send signals over great distances, especially from one ship to another and from ship to shore. Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a different position of the hands and flags. Handout #3b -Practice the letters then use your skill on this handout by translating the message. Handout #3c- Cut out the flags and send messages to the class to see if they are truly “listening”.
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 8 Rubric Rubric for Content – grading will be determined according to how much information is written on the handouts. Follow all the due dates of the forms.Rubric for Content
5/2/2015PPT developed by Debra A. Wilson 9 Active Listening Tips Handout #4- 1) Make up your mind to pay attention. 2) Focus on the speaker and what he/she is talking about. 3) Avoid distractions. 4) Don’t interrupt. 5) Take notes to help you remember what the speaker said. 6) When you are being given directions, listen for: what you are supposed to do, how you are to proceed, when it is due. 7) Put what you hear into your own words, to make sure you understood correctly.