Make listening a highlight

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As mentioned in a previous post, listening is often seen as a test.  With this listening, I simply made a multiple choice answer grid and let students highlight the correct answers.  There is something very unthreatening about a highlighter.  The students approached this as a normal lesson activity (which it was!) rather than a test.  Having the words correctly on the sheet means the answers from the listening can become a writing activity, e.g. write about these people using the third person.  It is easy to differentiate by providing more or fewer alternatives for students.

One thought on “Make listening a highlight

  • October 7, 2016 at 5:14 pm
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    This post and the previous one bring simple nice ideas. I'll try them out.
    Thanks for sharing.

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