Listening skills

CLB Support Kit – Section 2 Part IV – Exemplars for the Receptive Skills (2012)

This document is part of a kit developed to support in-service training on the revised Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) for instructors working in programs funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The CLB, a descriptive scale of ability in English as a Second Language (ESL), was revised in 2010.

The theme of this document is exemplars for the skills of listening and reading.

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2014-03-04

On the Job: Essential Skill of Oral Communication (2006)

Integrating oral communication skills into the ESL classroom is nothing new – in fact that is pretty well a “raison d’etre” in the first place. Most language learning methods used in Canada include a balanced approach to learning that integrates speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing.

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2009-06-30

Portfolio Assessment Initiative (2001)

This portfolio assessment initiative has several lists of goals for students and teachers. It includes:
- personal goals
- reading progress checklist
- listening and speaking progress checklist
- writing progress checklist and,
- mathematics progress checklist

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2006-08-10

Literacy: Focused on the Workplace (2000)

Vignettes and Learning Activities focusing on the Literacy - Workplace Link

This document includes two adult learner stories regarding their family background, their memories of school and learning, and some of their work experiences.

There are also learning activities such as a vocabulary matching game, learning about past tense, a comparison game, and a question & answer section regarding either or both stories.

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2006-08-10

AWAL Guide (2006)

Handbook For Facilitators

The AWAL Guide: Handbook for Facilitators is essentially “AWAL in a box.” The background information, suggestions, and resources collected here are intended to provide you with the tools and support you need to understand, plan for, deliver, and benefit from an AWAL Workshop for your organization.

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2006-08-04

Storytelling (1998)

A Foundational Pillar of Literacy

Stories fill every comer of our lives. They come to us unsolicited as we overhear a conversation on the bus, and shock us as we listen to the evening news. We surround our children with stories, reading storybooks to them and encouraging them to read good literature, in the hope that they will visit-in their imagination-a world beyond ours.

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2006-05-24

Academic Studies English - Speaking and Listening (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and/or the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

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2005-10-28

English Easy (1999)

This software review from CONNECT describes English Easy. English Easy provides listening and reading practice for beginners to advanced learners, and focuses on proper pronunciation.

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2003-07-17

Listening and Reading Processes of Adults: a Report of Survey Findings and References from a Workshop Presented in the United States and Canada in 1999. (2000)

The author developed a Workshop on the Listening and Reading Processes of Adults and presented it to groups in Louisiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Montreal. The total of nearly 250 participants were asked to complete a survey that included questions about the knowledge and training they had about phonemics, phonics, listening and reading processes of adult literacy students.

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2000-01-01

Working Words: Employment Skills for Aboriginal Youth (1998)

Is it better for me to go to school or to look for work? If you do not know the answer to that question, this may be a good program for you. This booklet is about learning job skills and real schoolwork at the same time.

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1998-01-01

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