Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Topic: Listening

10-second review: Improving listening skills in conversation and discussion.

Title: “Repetition and Frustration.” JH Goelz. English Journal (December 1974), 45-49. A publication of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Summary; Teach students how to listen by having them learn to paraphrase what the previous speaker said before responding.

Comment: Common sense. A good reminder for teachers as well as students. RayS.

The purpose of this blog is to feature interesting ideas from past English education journals.

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