Listening basically refers to hearing attentively. Listening is the first step towards learning any language. Some of the basic principles involved in designing such problems is as follows:
Identify the learning style of your child. See how to identify the learning style of your child?
Provide learners opportunity to listen to different compositions in the language in the form of
Initially use materials linked to the learning style of the learner. For example, if the learner is of Rhythmic style, the piece given for listening should be in the form of songs or use light background music, while the child listens to the prescribed composition.
Use audio or videocassettes to facilitate listening in the larger group.
Gradually increase the length of the composition for listening.
Initially learners may be told the area of questioning to follow the listening exercise.
Gradually, complexity of problems should be enhanced by asking questions without telling the area from before.
see Shaping Mind Creatively or Consult a Creative Learning Volunteer.
Last changed: Wed Jan 30 22:48:14 2013