Music. News. Podcasts. Speeches. 5 fun ways to use a Dictogloss. Listening is important.
Collaboration is important. Writing is important. Dictoglosses combine all of these these things to keep students' brains working in a foreign language. What is a dictogloss? I am glad you asked :) Dictoglosses are essentially dictation exercises where students work together to recreate a text. The teacher reads a text. SONGS Well, part of it means that you have to pick fun texts! DRAW AND TELL With lower students tell a draw and tell WITH the picture, and keept the picture up!
MOVIES/TELEVSION Again, keep the level of the student in mind. TED TALKS / NPR / SPEECHES Get authentic speech in here! TONGUE TWISTERS / BRAIN TEASERS Tongue Twisters can be fun for advanced students and brain teasers have the added bonus of letting students who finish quickly try to solve them. Agenda Web - Listening - comprehension exercises - audio stories - podcast. Audio Lingua.
British Council - Listening exams. British Council - Listening skills practice. Elllo - English Listening Lesson Library Online. English as a Second Language - Free English Learning Site. English-Guide.org - listening. English Listening Level Test - your listening level will be assessed at a CEF level (A2 to C2) English Online France - Listening. Beginners’ Dictations Exercise 1Exercise 2Exercise 3Exercise 4Exercise 5Exercise 6Exercise 7Exercise 8Exercise 9Exercise 10Exercise 11Exercise 12Exercise 13Exercise 14Exercise 15Exercise 16Exercise 17Exercise 18Exercise 19 Here, There and Everywhere 1 – Once upon a time2 – Are you a mouse?
3 – Charlie Caretto4 – Golden eagle5 – Good luck, bad luck6 – Calvin Coolidge7 – Buffalo hunters8 – « The five bells »9 – Stand up and be counted10 – The strawberry11 – The fire truck12 – Cézanne13 – Can you see it? 14 – The Clock-Maker15 – Mary cut the lawn16 – Where are you going? Telephone dictations Telephone dictations Student’s introductions For each student, you have to find the mistakes first, correct these mistakes then. TV Commercials These are 1960′s TV ads. Baggies Food WrapsAlexis Lechine WinesBeech-Nut Baby FoodBathroom CleanerBounty Paper TowelsCheerios & V8 JuiceDentu-CremeWonderful FordsChevrolet When you have found the text, practice reading the text aloud with the video.
Fairy stories. KimStudies - listening links. LearnEnglishFeelGood.com - Movie clips to practice English. SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language.
The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers. By watching these videos you will: a) Learn real English vocabulary, as spoken by real native speakers. B) Practice and improve your listening skills and comprehension skills c) Learn proper pronunciation d) Learn useful English language expressions as well as phrases for conversation.
Learning English - 6 Minute English. Learning English - Home. Listen to English around the World - Click on any of the flags below to hear accents from some of the main English-speaking countries. Listening. Listening Lessons Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Idioms and phrases using the word 'Dog'.
Get the phone! - A listening exercise. Listen to the phone conversation and then answer the questions. Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities. Listening Master - LingualNet. Magical Recap: The Harry Potter Saga in 5 Minutes. My Secret Land: Barn i åldern 9-15 år berättar om sig själva och sitt hemland - UR Skola.
One Stop English - Listening skills. Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language. Socialising 4: Active listening. Perhaps the most important skill connected with socialising is to ‘shut up and listen’.
In practice, it can be very difficult to resist the temptation to turn every conversation into a conversation about what we consider the most interesting thing in the world, i.e. ourselves. The most skilful active listeners include nurses, social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors, so this lesson focuses especially on the techniques studied and used by these professionals. Topic: Socialising and active listening Level: Intermediate (B2) and above Aims: To raise awareness of the importance of active listening skills, and some situations where they are especially important.To teach some language and techniques for active listening, including effective use of body language.To provide practice and feedback of the situation of actively listening to a friend or colleague talking about a difficult experience. Plan components Lesson plan: download Worksheets: download. Speechyard - Learn English online through movies!