Listening in the Classroom



Guide for Metacognitive Listening in the Classroom


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A. Write down five main ideas that you think will be
mentioned in the text:

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B. Discuss your prediction with a partner and then write down at least two more ideas that your partner included in his/her list of predictions and that you consider logical possibilities:

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C. Listen (first listening) to the text. Place a check mark beside the ideas that you (A) and your partner (B) predicted and that were in fact mentioned in the texted.
And write down any other ideas that you had not predicted but were mentioned.

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D. After verifying your predictions and discussing your listening results with your partner, listen (second listening) to the text again to check your results and to resolve any discrepancies in comprehension between you and your partner. Add any further points and important details that you may not have understood during the first listen:

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E. Listen to the text a third time to verify comprehension after a class discussion of the content of the text or a reading of the text transcript. Try to apply a “Critical Listening” when you listen by thinking of what, why, how, when and where?

Reflection and Goal-Setting

I was successful in anticipating (----?---) ideas :

What surprised me?

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What I will do next time?

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Ahmed El-Shareif (MA)
(Source: Teaching and Learning Second Language Listening Vandergrift & Goh , 2012, p. 113)




5 Apr 2012

Overview Pageفيروز

Overview Page

This research hopes to identify the metacognitive strategies employed by adults ‎learning Arabic as FL/L2 while listening to oral Arabic text. In addition, identify the ‎obstacles they encounter which prevent them from adequately understanding oral ‎Arabic text.

Lesson 9 level 3
objective : Learn about the legendary Lebanese singer named Fairuz and her significance as a symbol of Arab people and their heritage.

Describtion :1. Acquaint yourself with the life of Fairuz and prepare for the listening activity.
2. Become familiar with the legendary singer's influence and popularity.
3. Understand Fairuz through the lenses of other thinkers and authors.
4. Examine Fairuz as a symbol of a people and a heritage.
5. Summarize the most important ideas about Fairuz's life and influence

Ref: GLOSS‎

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