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listen

verb ausculate, be attentive, concentrate on, give one's attention to, hark, hear, hearken, heed, intercept, listen in, monitor, obey, overhear, pick up
See also: attend, concentrate, eavesdrop, hear, heed, monitor, obey
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The following syntactic parsing example activity is designed to increase learners' awareness of the use of pauses to recognize where clauses and phrases end: The instructor asks learners to listen to some radio broadcasts, paying attention to pauses.
Correspondingly, drawing our attention to the idea that listening is never a neutral practice, the fourth commitment of performative listening requires that researchers listen with accountability.
It's not difficult to listen to people you like or when the subject is interesting, or you're hearing welcomed remarks or information.
By indexing listening, one can clearly see that there was not a failure of the spouse to listen, but actually, a failure on the part of both parties to discuss the particular skills desired in the particular moment.
We listen as the truth of who we are is told; we listen to our sins, our selfishness, our greed, our apathy, our laziness.
After the teacher finishes eliciting students' predictions, they will listen to the recording for a second time and either verify or nullify their initial hypotheses by comparing what their peers have written.
As it has already been mentioned, the participants of this study were free to choose two podcasts online and listen to them outside the English classroom.
The desire to listen is related to the desire to learn, thus, the following exercises seek to enhance the learning that occurs during an exchange of information with one or a group of receivers:
In general, elementary listening strategies fall into two categories: strategies that help students settle down and prepare to listen and strategies that students use to actively demonstrate to others that they have been listening.
Since his musical taste includes ``everything but rap,'' 51-year-old Slocum uses both services to listen to Christmas music, blues and classical.