Outline:Forms of Non Listening: pseudolisteningmonopolizingselectivedefensiveambushingliteral. Pseudolistening is pretending to listen. When we pseudolisten, we appear to be attentive, but really our minds are elsewhere. . Monopolizing is continuously focusing communication on ourselves instead of listening to the person who is talking. A well known monopolizing tactic is interrupting to divert attention from the speaker to ourselves..