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Inside sounds

Listening skills

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

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

Transcript

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: ALARM CLOCK

CHILDREN: I can hear a clock! / An alarm clock.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: WATER FROM A TAP

CHILDREN: I can hear water. / From a tap!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: CROCKERY - PLATES PUT DOWN ON TABLE

CHILDREN: I can hear plates. / Plates put down on a table.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: AN EGG CRACKED INTO A BOWL

CHILDREN: I can hear an egg. / Being cracked open!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: EGGS FRYING IN A PAN

CHILDREN: I can hear cooking. / Perhaps it's the egg frying!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you think is happening?

FX: BREAKFAST MONTAGE

CHILDREN: It sounds like having breakfast!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen again. What can you hear?

FX: BRUSHING WITH A DUSTPAN AND BRUSH

CHILDREN: I can hear brushing. / Or sweeping!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: MOPPING THE FLOOR

CHILDREN: I can hear a mop. / Mopping the floor!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: VACUUM CLEANER

CHILDREN: I can hear a vacuum cleaner. / It's noisy!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: WASHING UP IN BOWL OF WATER

CHILDREN: I can hear washing up!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: WASHING MACHINE - WASHING THEN INTO SPIN

CHILDREN: I can hear a washing machine! / It's spinning!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you think is happening?

FX: CLEANING AND WASHING MONTAGE

CHILDREN: I can hear cleaning and washing. / Someone's tidying up!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: BATH BEING FILLED

CHILDREN: I can hear water. / Filling a bath!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: YOUNG CHILDREN LAUGHING

CHILDREN: I can hear laughter.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: SPLASHING WATER IN A BATH

CHILDREN: I can hear water. / Splash! Splash!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: WATER GOING DOWN THE PLUG HOLE

CHILDREN: Water! / Going down the plughole!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you think is happening?

FX: BATHTIME MONTAGE

CHILDREN: I can hear someone in the bath. / It's bath time!

PRESENTER: Sounds inside the home... listen to all the different sounds!

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

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