A. Exercise Types for Begining-Level Listeners
Selecting Details from a Text (Word Recognition)
Listening for Normal Sentence Word
Discriminating between Emotional Reactions
|Listen to pairs of words. Some pairs differ and some
pairs are the same. Circle the word "same" and "different",
depending on what you hear.
Match a word that you hear with its picture.
Listen to a weather report. Look at a list of words and circle the words that you
Listen to the sentence that contains clock time. Circle the clock time that you hear
among three choices.
Listen to an advertisement. Slect out the price of an item, and write the amount of
a price tag.
Listen to a series of recorded telephone messages from an asnwering
machine. Fill-in the chart with the following information from each caller:
name, time, and message.
Listen to a short dialog and fill-in the missing words that have been deleted in a partial
Listen to a sequence of utterances. Place a check in the column that describes the
emotional reaction that you hear: interested, happy, surprised, or unhappy.