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Interactive Listening Comprehension Practice

        

Interactive Listening Comprehension Practice

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Six broadcasts from such sources as National Public Radio and the ABC Information Network are the basis of sequenced listening activities, where learners predict content, listen to broadcasts, answer comprehension questions, submit answers for scoring, listen again to discrete segments, read transcripts, and receive references for further reading and listening.
Material Type: Drill and Practice
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 01, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 29, 2010
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: JavaScript 1.1 and RealAudio Player
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Lisa Chou
12 years ago

Lisa Chou (Student)

The interactive listening comprehension excercises are suitable for intermediate
level learners. They are especially useful for those who want to prepare their
TOEFL test. The content is from broadcasts; therefore it is related to the
learners' daily lives. However, the number of the excercises and the questions
is not enough. Moreover, if all the listening excercises could provide
transcripts for the learners, it would be even better.

Technical Remarks:

Downloading the broadcast takes time.

Avatar for Jeanne Gilleland
13 years ago

Jeanne Gilleland (Faculty)

Excellent instructions lead learners through a logical series of listening
exercises. Some links to outside reading resources are bad.

Technical Remarks:

RealAudio's loading of audio components tries the patience.