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Discourse markers. Visual support. Schemata. Attention. memory. Text type. Listening Comprehension. koryhubbell.blogspot.com/2008/07/big-ears.html. Listening. Rubin’s review, 130 studies, wow! Five factors that affect listening comprehension?? Text type Interlocutor Characteristics

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Listening comprehension

Discourse markers

Visual support

Schemata

Attention

memory

Text type

Listening Comprehension

koryhubbell.blogspot.com/2008/07/big-ears.html


Listening
Listening

  • Rubin’s review, 130 studies, wow!

  • Five factors that affect listening comprehension??

  • Text type

  • Interlocutor Characteristics

  • Task type

  • Listener Characteristics

  • Process characteristics

  • What stood out most to you?


Text type
Text type

  • The LOST effect, p. 204

  • events described in chronological order easier than narratives with flashbacks and interruptions.

  • Visual support, what’s that?

  • Text supported with audio AND video?

  • Visuals consistent with speech?

  • Would this video be easy for students to understand?


Shrum and glisan
Shrum and Glisan

  • Standards emphasize three modes of communication

  • Briefly explain the three modes of communication to a partner in the class

  • Which of these do you think is most important?

  • Why?


  • Input Hypothesis

  • What is input?

  • Any example of the target language that students come into contact with

  • Without input there is no output  - Rob A. Martinsen, ph.d.

Input

LAD

output

El País, BBC Mundo,

La voz de tumaestra

Hola, ¿Cómote llamas?

No, preferiríaque el presidenteutilizarasupoder de otromodo, porejemplo


Two types of processes
Two types of processes

  • Top down

  • Bottom up

  • Which of these is related to the text and which the reader?

  • Reader/Listener/Viewer

  • Text, includes written/audio/video


Text type1
Text type

  • Why is this video difficult to understand?

  • Speed

  • Hard to measure – p. 205 Secules et al.

  • Why is speed hard to measure?

  • Sandhi


Text type2
Text type

  • Why is this video difficult to understand?

  • Speed

  • Hard to measure – p. 205 Secules et al.

  • Sandhi

  • Try to pronounce this out loud. What does it say?


Text type3
Text type

  • Why is this video difficult to understand?

  • Speed

  • Hard to measure – p. 205 Secules et al.

  • Sandhi

  • Try to pronounce this out loud. What does it say?


Text type cont
Text type cont.

  • Two videos

  • Which one is easier to understand?

  • Narration is generally easier than newscasts.


Text types and learner background cont
Text types and learner background cont.

  • Why difficult or not?

  • Topic

  • Schemata/Background

  • Baseball study,

  • Background knowledge trumps IQ

  • Word order, Grammatical difficulty


Selecting texts
Selecting Texts

  • Things to keep in mind…

  • Degree of contextual support

  • Organization

  • Story like and/or dialogue help

  • Level of interest and background knowledge

  • How challenging?

  • Keep in mindzpd.


Authentic texts good
Authentic texts = good

  • Really?

  • But they can’t read Don Quijote yet.

  • What should they do?

  • Edit the Task,not the Text

  • First year Spanish classWhat kinds of taskscan you ask them to dowith this?


Listener variables
Listener Variables

  • Attention p. 207 – More is better 

  • Effective listeners – aware when they stop listening, redirect attention.

  • Less effective listeners – come to hard parts and stop, but unaware they stop.

  • Affect,

  • AneiroDiss. – High Apprehension = Bad listening

  • Infer causality?


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