Listening – Level VI

Objective Skill Resource
Demonstrate understanding of natural speech including reductions and contractions Listening Connected Speech – see SALC desk for help
http://funeasyenglish.com/new-american-english-reductions-reduced-words-introduction.htm
funeasyenglish.com/american-english-contractions.htm
Identify and respond appropriately to a speaker’s tone and attitude Listening Connected Speech – see SALC desk for help
Pencilbot – Red level – conversation exercises (see SALC desk for help)
real-english.com/reo/index-adv.htm
Accent Master – see SALC desk for help
Check out movies with learning guides – see SALC desk for help
Demonstrate understanding of the content (main ideas and some details) of an academic lecture Listening tigger.uic.edu/~onufrock/lecture_main.html#learning_to_listen
www.ted.com
iTunesU – see SALC desk for help
Take notes that reflect the organization and development of an academic lecture and understanding of rhetorical signals Listening www.udel.edu/AEC-workshop/note/index.html
Respond appropriately to the ideas and opinions of other members of a discussion group Listening Pencilbot – Red level – conversation exercises (see SALC desk for help)