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Listening Worksheet 1


Strategies: Making Predictions, Repetition, Association

Name:

Date:

Class:

Instructor:

Title:

Index Number:

Level of the Listening:

Time Started:

Time Finished:

1. Listen to the tape one time. What do you think the main idea of the listening is? Then answer the following:

These are some of the phrases I remember after listening to the tape one time:

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_________________________________,

____________________________,

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I think that this listening tape is about

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2. Listen to the first ten seconds (approximately) of the listening a few times. Do you still think that the listening is about what you have written above? If yes, continue on to the next question. If no, answer the following question before moving on to question #3. What changed your mind?

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3. Can you make predictions about the second ten seconds (approximately) of the listening? Write down your predictions before you listen to the second ten seconds by answering the following:

I predict that in the second ten seconds, I might hear the following

nouns:
verbs:
adjectives:
The second ten seconds will be about:

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It will be in the ______________________tense.

Were any of your predictions correct? Circle any correct predictions you made above.

4. Listen to the entire tape. Focus on the tense. Which tense do you think you heard the most? Circle your answer:

Present:

Past:

Future:

Present Progressive:

Past Progressive:

Perfect tenses:

5. Listen to the tape again. This time listen for the verbs. Write down some of the verbs you heard next to the correct verb tense category above.

6. Select approximately two consecutive sentences on the tape that you think you might be able to dictate more easily than the other sentences on the tape.

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7. Read your dictation at least ten times and try to be as fluent as possible. Try to imitate the intonation of the tape.

8. Association

While listening to the tape choose at least two words, one expression, and two grammar patterns. Can you think of other words, phrases or patterns that mean about the same thing?

Write the word or new sentence down.

Word 1 -

Word 2 -

Phrase One -

Interchangeable phrase -

Grammar Pattern One (write out the sentence again using your grammar pattern) -

Grammar Pattern Two (write out the sentence again using your grammar pattern) -