Presentation on theme: "Ⅰ How much do you know ‘listening’ ? Ⅱ How can you improve your listening ? Ⅲ what kind of website is effective for your listening improvement. Reference:"— Presentation transcript:
Ⅰ How much do you know ‘listening’ ? Ⅱ How can you improve your listening ? Ⅲ what kind of website is effective for your listening improvement. Reference: M. F. Toro and F. R. Johns (2001) DIY techniques for language learners. London: CILT Publications.
How much do you know listening??? 1 the importance of listening 2 the definition of listening 3 of all the fourth skills, why listening is the most one to master it needs the abilities that all depend on overall language knowledge. interacting with people; helping language development listening is the process of making sense out of sound Process: top-down processing bottom processing top-down processing enough items in our mental dictionary and grammar. enough background knowledge of culture, typical behaviour enough experience of real-time processing.
1 improving perception 2 Joint listening 3 recording native speaker 4 observing native speaker 5 writing and using a transcript 6 Extensive listening 7 Note-taking 8 unfamiliar accent
recording native speaker writing and using a transcript Extensive listening Note-taking unfamiliar accent
BBC radio http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/ Extensive listening practice website
1. Professional and of high quality(biggest broadcasting company in UK, in the world) 2. Of thorough information and aspects (from international news to entertainments) 3. Special page for listening practice(introduce later)
Other form of programme Listeners can choose to practice their listening in the way/ aspect they want You can choose channel in different language. (your first language) In this part, you can choose different channels of different topics. You can use this part to gain information and vocabulary to prepare more about different topics and aspects.
Special page for English Learners Interesting Quiz of pronunciation With this part, you can listen to the news with transcript and relevant explanations to vocabulary 1.Popular topics 2.Actors or interviewees of different accents 3. The Teacher programme--
The programme in BBC Learning English Barbie Relevant vocabulary General information about the context Target question
The Programme of teacher 1.Anyone can make transcript of teacher 2.Idioms 3.People can practice their English with the transcript as well as the new idioms. transcript Author and idioms
The pronunciation quiz
http://esl.about.com/od/englishlistening/En glish_Listening_Skills_and_ActivitiesEffect ive_Listening_Practice.htmhttp://esl.about.com/od/englishlistening/En glish_Listening_Skills_and_ActivitiesEffect ive_Listening_Practice.htm 1. Useful links to strategies, tongue twisters and stress 2. More theoretical http://www.esl-lab.com/ Quiz of different levels