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Animals and habitats sounds

Listening skills

This audio content features listening games on the topic Animals and habitats. It's intended as a fun way to encourage listening skills and as a stimulus for speaking activities. For more information refer to the complete Teacher's notes.

Stimulus sounds - Animals - supporting resources:

  1. Transcript as pdf file to print
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Transcript

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

FX: LOCAL PARK MONTAGE: DUCKS, DISTANT DOG, BIRDS, A CAT MIAOWS, GEESE

PRESENTER: Listen - we're in the park. What different animals can you hear?

FX: PARK MONTAGE CONTINUES...

PRESENTER: Listen again -

FX: PARK MONTAGE AGAIN - DUCKS PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear ducks!

FX: PARK MONTAGE AGAIN - DOG PROMINENT

CHILDREN:/ I can hear a dog!

FX: PARK MONTAGE AGAIN - BIRD PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear birds.

FX: PARK MONTAGE AGAIN - CAT PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear a cat!

FX: PARK MONTAGE AGAIN - GEESE PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear some geese!

PRESENTER: Some ducks... a dog... some birds... a cat... some geese.

MUSIC: LINK

FX: FARMYARD MONTAGE: SHEEP DISTANT; OCCASIONAL COW; HORSE; PIG.

PRESENTER: Listen - now we're in the farmyard. What different animals can you hear?

FX: FARMYARD MONTAGE CONTINUES...

PRESENTER: Listen again...

FX: FARMYARD MONTAGE. SHEEP PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear sheep!

FX: FARMYARD MONTAGE. COW PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear a cow!

FX: FARMYARD MONTAGE. HORSE PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear a horse!

FX: FARMYARD MONTAGE. PIG PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear a pig!

PRESENTER: Some sheep... a cow... a horse... a pig.

MUSIC: LINK

FX: MONTAGE AFRICAN BUSH - CICADAS, DISTANT LION, ELEPHANT, MONKEY

PRESENTER: We've come on a long journey - to Africa. What different animals can you hear?

FX: AFRICAN BUSH MONTAGE CONTINUES...

PRESENTER: Listen again...

FX: MONTAGE AFRICAN BUSH. LION PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear a lion!

FX: MONTAGE AFRICAN BUSH. ELEPHANT PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear an elephant!

FX: MONTAGE AFRICAN BUSH. MONKEY PROMINENT

CHILDREN: I can hear a monkey!

PRESENTER: A lion... an elephant... and a monkey!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen. Can you say what animals may live here? Is it near... or far away.

FX: COUNTRYSIDE. PASTORAL MUSIC

PRESENTER: Listen again. Can you say what animals may live here? Is it near... or far away?

FX: OCEAN. WAVES, THEN UNDERWATER, BUBBLES AND MUSIC OF THE DEEP

PRESENTER: Listen again. Can you say what animals may live here? Is it near... or far away?

FX: DESERT WITH ARABIAN CAMEL TRAIN MUSIC

PRESENTER: Listen again. Can you say what animals may live here? Is it near... or far away?

FX: RAINFOREST

PRESENTER: Listen again. Can you say what animals may live here? Is it near... or very, very far away..?

FX: SPACE SPECIAL EFFECTS AND MUSIC.

PRESENTER: The sounds of animals... and where they live. Listen to all the different sounds!

MUSIC: 'Listen and around' song.

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