Listening is considered the ability to receive and interpret messages accurately in day to day communication process.
This skill is a master key to all successful communication. Poor listening ability becomes barriers to effective communication or conversation. At the top, the message or information is easily misunderstood.
Consequently, communication breaks down and the sender of the message can easily become frustrated or disappointed.
Effective listening is a skill that underpin all positive human relations.Unknown
Therefore, listening skills are acknowledged as an integral and active component of impressive and meaningful Communication.
It is extremely essential that many top human resource persons provide listening skills training for their employees.
in new research, surprisingly, good listening skills leads to a better interpersonal relationship between costumers and sellers.
The listening practice also gives output in terms of huge productivity with fewer mistakes and increases the sharing of information that in turn can lead to more innovation.
There is an old proverb that says Nature gives two ears and one mouth so we can listen twice as much as we speak. Of the four linguistic skills, listening is the most neglected in our curriculum.
It was believed that English was only a library language in South Asian countries. So our learners were expected merely to learn to read and to write in English.
But today with the technological explosion speaking and listening have acquired greater significance in order to survive in today’s world, one needs to be a good listener and speaker. In this section we will give our best effort to facilitate the English Language learner to hone their listening ability.
Levels of English language Proficiency
The six references for English language proficiency levels are globally accepted as the international standard for grading an individual.
Council of European Framework of Reference (CEFR) has categorised them into the following manner. These English levels are followed by all modern English language journals, prescribed books, and English language institutions. In Job prospects, It is recommended to use CEFR levels in resumes (curriculum vitae, CV, and other English levels references.
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Some other globally recognised language testing agencies are listed here which adopt almost equivalent level of proficiency in their tests as CEFR has categorised.
- Cambridge ESOL,
- Canadian Language Benchmarks / Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CLB/CELPIP
- Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL),
- IELTS and TOEFL.
Levels of English language Proficiency According to CEFR
What do We provide to Our Learners?
- Framework for teaching Listening Skills
- How teacher Can Teach Listening Skills
- Techniques for Enhancing listening Skills
- Listening for individual
- Listening activities for Language Lab Teachers
- Listening for Different Purposes
- Active Listening And Passive Listening
- Top-down And Bottom-Up Approach of Listening
- Best tools for teaching listening skills
- Hearing and Listening: The core difference
- Best way to teach listening skills to ESL Learners
- And much more……