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Outside sounds

Listening skills

This audio content features listening games on the topic Outside sounds. 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 - Outside sounds - supporting resources:

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  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Transcript

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: FOOTSTEPS ON STREET

CHILDREN: I can hear footsteps!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: BELL OF BIG CLOCK TOLLING

CHILDREN: It's a clock! / Ding, dong!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: POLICE CAR SIREN

CHILDREN: It's a police car! Nee, naw, nee, naw..!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: TRAFFIC IN TOWN

CHILDREN: I can hear cars! / It's traffic!

PRESENTER: Listen carefully. Can you hear all the different sounds?

FX: MONTAGE - TOWN SCAPE: TRAFFIC; FOOTSTEPS; BELL; POLICE CAR SIREN

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: SEAWASH ON BEACH

CHILDREN: Waves! / I can hear the sea!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: CHILDREN'S VOICES AT SEASIDE WITH SEAWASH

CHILDREN: I can hear voices! / Children playing!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: SEAGULLS

CHILDREN: I can hear seagulls!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: SPEED BOAT PASSES BY

CHILDREN: I can hear a boat! / A speed boat!

PRESENTER: Listen carefully. Can you hear all the different sounds?

FX: MONTAGE - SEASIDE: SEAWASH; GULLS; VOICES OF CHILDREN; SPEED BOAT PASSES

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: BIG EXPECTANT CROWD AT FOOTBALL MATCH

CHILDREN: I can hear a crowd! / Lots of people!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: FOOTBALL BEING KICKED

CHILDREN: I can hear someone kicking a ball!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: REFEREE'S WHISTLE BLOWN

CHILDREN: I can hear a whistle!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: CROWD CHEERING (AFTER A GOAL)

CHILDREN: I can hear people cheering!

PRESENTER: Listen carefully. Can you hear all the different sounds?

FX: MONTAGE - FOOTBALL MATCH: EXPECTANT CROWD; BALL KICKED; BIG CHEER AND REFEREE'S WHISTLE

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: COUNTRYSIDE BACKGROUND WITH BIRDS

CHILDREN: I can hear the countryside!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: CHURCH BELLS

CHILDREN: I can hear bells. / Church bells!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: BIRD - ONE ONLY

CHILDREN: I can hear a bird. / Tweet, tweet!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: DOG BARKING CLOSE

CHILDREN: I can hear a dog!

PRESENTER: Listen carefully. Can you hear all the different sounds?

FX: MONTAGE - COUNTRY VILLAGE: COUNTRYSIDE; CHURCH BELLS; SINGLE BIRD CLOSER; DOG BARKING

PRESENTER: Sounds outside... listen to all the different sounds!

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song

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