Listening-English

Listening-English

Listening-English

Listening

Listening-English



Listening is one of the basic needs to learn a language. It is through capability of listening, one perceives the words reaching one’s ears.. man ear is one of the finest instruments, which receives and passes the sound waves to the brain for comprehension.

Once the brain registers the sound it also has the capability of distinguishing and using it at will whenever required. Take, for example, when you are walking on the road and somebody calls out for you from behind. You are able to tell from the sound as to who the person is. Whether it is your parents, brother or friends. This capability of the man should be used to its fullest capacity, that is listening carefully and then reproducing the same. The prerequisite to listening is attention and concentration.

Unless the student pays attention to the speakers speech , all that is spoken will not be assimilated by his mental faculties and will be wasted. The time when writing was not invented listening and reproducing the same verbatim was an art and the entire literary tradition of a culture was passed on from one generation to the other by means of narration. The Bards were the professionals who visited the courts and kings singing their praises and narrating the chivalry and great deeds performed by their ancestors.

Story telling in the form of narration was another form of entertainment. The professional story tellers were employed by the families for entertaining the family members. Thus sharpness of the ear was a pre condition to perfect speech form.

Listening-English

Listening-English

It is difficult for the contemporary children to imagine a world devoid of visuals. Earlier for visuals one had to turn to the original. That is the surrounding nature and the landscape.

There were no audiovisual facilities of television which could make a individual experience the virtual reality of north pole and Sahara desert. In spite of all these technological advancement the process of learning begins from listening. The child learns his first words from what it hears. Teaching the baby is the simple process of repetition.

The first priority for the student is to learn the 26 alphabets and their pronunciation. If pronunciation of each alphabet is correct then the speech formation will be easy and correct. The face of the teacher and the movement of th will guide the students to learn.

Listening-English

Listening-English

Listening-English

Listening-English

Listening-English

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