2015 Spring: 四技通識選修-Listening 1
Internet and Listening One
|1.||Review Google Syntax|
|2.||Some questions about listening:|
|A. Is listening important?|
|B. Do you think listening is difficult?|
|C. What makes listening difficult?|
|A good listener needs to be able to draw on a range of skills, including:
Listening for general meaning.
Listening for specific information.
Coping with unknown vocabulary.
Predicting what is going to be said next.
Using prior knowledge to aid understanding.
Coping with different accents.
|2.||Two articles on listening|
|Listening: A good way to learn English|
|How to Hear English Everywhere?|
|3.||Authentic online listening materials|
|A podcast is an audio file that you download from the Internet. After you download it, you can listen to it on your computer or on an MP3 or a portable music player (for example, an iPod).|
|This podcast is run by a volunteer team of experienced English as a Second Language professors in the States.|
|Episode 1092 Keeping a meeting on track|
|1. Review the podcast we listened today. Take notes on the key words/phrases. How the host explained these words/phrases.|
|2. Comment on the site. How do you like podcast as a learning resource? Is it good? How does it differ from the materials you used to use before? Its strength and weakness? Be critical! (4/19 due)|