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Developing self-efficacy in listening inc. exam preparation

About the Session

Mastering the Most Challenging Language Skill: Techniques, Strategies, and Resources for Listening Proficiency

Description: This professional development session is designed to empower language teachers with an arsenal of techniques, strategies, and resources tailored to enhance listening proficiency - the cornerstone of language acquisition. Participants will delve into the intricate realm of phonics, micro-skills, and innovative activities aimed at nurturing listening comprehension abilities among learners.

Key Focus Areas:

  1. Phonics: Gain comprehensive insights into the foundational principles of phonics and its pivotal role in developing listening skills.

  2. Unveiling Micro-Skills: Explore the nuanced components of listening comprehension, including decoding, parsing, and lexical recognition skills, essential for navigating authentic language input effectively.

  3. Strategic Approaches: Discover a repertoire of proven strategies designed to scaffold and enhance learners' ability to extract meaning from oral discourse, fostering accuracy and fluency in listening comprehension.

  4. Exemplary Activities and Ideas: Engage with a diverse array of activities and ideas curated to cultivate active listening habits, promote metacognitive awareness, and facilitate meaningful interaction with authentic audio materials.

Duration: The session is structured to span one hour, allowing time for interactive engagement, idea exchange, and questions / answers opportunity from participants.

Additional Benefits: Participants will receive access to resources, including activity templates. Additionally, a downloadable PDF copy of the presentation and permission to record the session will be provided for ongoing professional development and reference.

By attending this session, language teachers will acquire invaluable insights and practical tools to effectively address the challenges associated with developing listening proficiency, thereby empowering learners to comprehend and communicate with confidence in real-world language contexts.

The session can be customised to align with your specific needs, which will be thoroughly addressed during the booking process.

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