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M2011 English Listening
M2011 English Listening

LISTENING I

  • Module: English
  • Instructor: Austin Sites
  • Unit Code: S2M2011
  • Admission: Fall 2021
  • Semester: Spring 2022

Unit Overview

Listening is the ability to accurately receive and interpret messages in the communication process. English listening skills are key to master the language and effective communication. Besides that, good English listeners could identify implicit assumptions or even dismissive attitudes that could affect their understanding and opinion towards a certain issue.

The unit Listening I sheds light on the broad concept of English listening, and closely examines various types of listening skills, models, and practical methods. Developed by Austin Sites, the unit will specifically address questions such as:

  • What are listening skills?
  • Why are listening skills important?
  • What are the different types of listeners?
  • What are the best settings for practicing listening skills?
  • What are the three basic listening models?
  • And what are the barriers of listening?

Learning Outcome

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • To identify and summarise the 5 listener types and 3 basic listening models.
  • To identify and summarise the 3 basic listening skill types.
  • To explain the pros and cons of different settings for practicing listening skills.
  • To identify and overcome barriers against practicing listening skills.

Unit Tasks

  1. Read and review the lesson study guide
  2. Read and review the supplement materials
  3. Watch the lesson videos
  4. Read, review, and complete the lecture note
  5. Complete assignment 2, and review the answers
  6. Take and complete the quiz test

Assessment

Each lesson in this unit offers 100 credits, including:

  1. 25 credits for video attendance.
  2. 25 credits for completing teaching notes, 5 for each blan
  3. 25 credits for completing multiple choice questions, 5 for each question
  4. 25 credits for taking the quiz test, 5 for each question

Video Attendance

Credit Value Requirement
25 Watch more than 3 times
20 Watch more than 2 times
15 Watch more than 1 time
0 Watch less than 1 time
(including 1 time)

Lecture Notes

Credit Value Requirement
5 First answer is correct.
4.5 Second answer is correct.
4 Third answer is correct.
3 Third answer is incorrect

Multiple Choice

Credit Value Requirement
5 First choice is correct.
4.5 Second choice is correct.
4 Third choice is correct.
3 Third choice is incorrect

Quiz

Credit Value Requirement
5 Choice is correct.
0 Choice is incorrect.