Assignment 1: The Importance Of Listening Comprehension

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Moreover, the following statements are aspects related to the listener, for example: I use my experience and background knowledge of the topic to understand the listening passage. Statement number 1 shows that 42, 4% of the students sometimes use their own experience and background knowledge of the topic to understand the listening passage. As it can be observed, this is not a reason for students to face listening comprehension difficulties. It is also important to highlight that the students’ background knowledge of a topic has a positive influence in improving listening because through it they can put in practice what they know with the new information they are listening in the classroom. Background knowledge is essential for listening comprehension. Brown and Yule (2012)…show more content…
The importance of listening for details, in listening comprehension, highlights the need to listen for details in a specific situation (such as passing on messages) and to be able to communicate those details to others. This is an important listening skill in many works and social situations. Using the strategy of listen for details in the classroom when students listening recording, they will be able to identify the important parts of a message to convey and discard the detail that is not important and relevant. Besides, the learners will communicate the important details in a message and communicate them successfully. When students listen for details to get the main idea of the passage they are interested in a specific kind of information. Additionally, using listening to every detail to get the main idea of the passage the students understand and identify specific information. Listening for details is part of the bottom-up strategy which say that the learners build up the whole message from the separate small pieces (Scrivener,

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