Support for Teaching Listening

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Support for Teaching Listening

  • Photo of a class where students are doing a listening activity.

    Listening skills: Top Tips

    2006-07-03T00:00:00+01:00By Miles Craven

    Miles Craven offers some useful techniques to use when teaching listening.

  • Photo of a class where the teacher is explaining somethig and students are shown to listen and follow.

    Listening matters: Top-down and bottom-up listening

    2007-02-02T00:00:00+00:00By Adrian Tennant

    Adrian Tennant explores two concepts relating to how students process listening texts – 'top down' and 'bottom up' – and gives some practical ideas for the classroom.

  • Listening matters: Process listening

    2007-02-05T00:00:00+00:00By Adrian Tennant

    Adrian Tennant takes a look at the issues surrounding teaching listening, gives advice on how teachers can help their students and provides some practical ideas for the classroom.

  • Listening Skills: A Brief Guide

    2006-07-03T00:00:00+01:00By Miles Craven

    A short, handy guide to the skills students need to practice to become better listeners.

  • Listening matters: Tasks for listening

    2007-03-27T00:00:00+01:00By Adrian Tennant

    Adrian Tennant looks at common listening issues and provides practical hints and tips for putting students at the centre of listening tasks.

  • Listening matters: Active listening

    2015-06-25T09:57:00+01:00By Adrian Tennant

    Adrian Tennant looks at ways of bringing realistic listening – active listening where students are fully engaged – into the classroom.

  • Listening to the news

    2006-07-03T00:00:00+01:00By Miles Craven

    Why not tell your students to listen to the news? It’s a great way to practice authentic listening. They can listen on the radio, on television, or on the internet. Miles Craven presents tips and tricks for using the news in class.