Listening comprehension & note-taking

Exercise

What sort of things do you listen to in your own language?

What do you listen to in English?

Listen to following texts. There are 20 different spoken texts.

  • Try to identify the type of text. What TYPE of text is it?
  • What is your OPINION of the text? Which of the text types do you like listening to? Which of them do you have to listen to (even if you don't like listening to them)? Which do you never listen to? Why?
  • Why do you usually listen to this kind of text? What is your usual PURPOSE when you listen to these texts?
  • And lastly, how does your purpose influence how you listen? What is your METHOD?

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