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Sound games 2

Listening skills

This audio content features a range of listening games. 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 - Sound games 2 - supporting resources:

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Transcript

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

PRESENTER: Listen carefully to these four animals.

FX: DOG 1

PRESENTER: A dog.

FX: HORSE 1

PRESENTER: A horse.

FX: PIG 1

PRESENTER: A pig.

FX: SHEEP 1

PRESENTER: A sheep! Now listen again. Which animal is missing this time?

FX: DOG 1 / HORSE / SHEEP 2

CHILDREN: It's the pig! / The pig is missing!

PRESENTER: Listen carefully again. Here are four different ways of travelling...

FX: HELICOPTER

PRESENTER: A helicopter.

FX: BOAT

PRESENTER: A boat.

FX: PLANE

PRESENTER: An aeroplane.

FX: BUS

PRESENTER: And a bus! Now listen again. Which one is missing this time?

FX: HELICOPTER / PLANE / BUS

CHILDREN: I didn't hear the boat! / So the boat is missing!

PRESENTER: Listen carefully again. Here are four different types of weather...

FX: THUNDER AND LIGHTNING

PRESENTER: Thunder and lightning.

FX: RAIN

PRESENTER: Rain.

FX: SUNNY DAY

PRESENTER: Sunshine.

FX: FOOTSTEPS IN SNOW

PRESENTER: And snow! Now listen to the different types of weather together. One of them is missing. Can you say which one?

FX: THUNDER AND LIGHTNING / RAIN / SUNNY DAY

CHILDREN: I think the snow is missing! Brrrrr.

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen again. These three car sounds are in the wrong order. Can you say what the right order is?

FX: CAR DRIVING OFF

FX: CAR DOOR OPENS / CLOSES

FX: KEY TURNS IN IGNITION AND STARTS

CHILDREN: First you open the car door...

FX: CAR DOOR OPENS / CLOSES

CHILDREN: Then you start the car with the key...

FX: KEY TURNS IN IGNITION AND STARTS

CHILDREN: Then you drive the car - broom broom!!!

PRESENTER: Listen again. These three sounds are also in the wrong order. Can you say what the right order is?

FX: FRYING IN A PAN

FX: EATING

FX: CRACKING EGG INTO A PAN

CHILDREN: First you crack open the egg...

FX: EGG CRACKED ON SIDE OF FRY PAN

CHILDREN: Then you cook the egg in a pan...

FX: COOKING/ SIZZLING SOUNDS

CHILDREN: Then you eat it - yum yum!

FX: EATING

PRESENTER: Listen again. These three sounds are also in the wrong order. Can you say what the right order is?

FX: WATER DOWN PLUGHOLE

FX: CHILDREN SPLASHING IN BATH

FX: BATH FILLED WITH WATER

CHILDREN: First you fill the bath with water...

FX: BATH FILLED WITH WATER

CHILDREN: Then you play in the bath. Splash! Splash!

FX: SPLASHING IN BATH

CHILDREN: Then you let the water out! Glug! Glug!

FX: WATER OUT OF BATH DOWN PLUGHOLE

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Now we're going to have a game of 'sound snap'! Listen carefully to these animal sounds. When you hear the same animal sound twice in a row, be ready to call out 'snap'. Here we go:

FX: SHEEP / DOG / CAT / PIG / HORSE / HORSE

PRESENTER: It was a horse - we heard a horse twice in a row. Let's try that again. When you hear the same animal sound twice in a row, be ready to call out 'snap!'

FX: DOG / PIG / HORSE / CAT / PIG / LION / LION

PRESENTER: It was a lion - we heard a lion twice in a row. Let's try that once more. When you hear the same animal sound twice in a row, be ready to call out 'snap!'

FX: CAT / HORSE / LION / ELEPHANT / DOG / PIG / DOG / DOG

PRESENTER: It was a dog - we heard a dog twice in a row. Now listen to these animal sounds very carefully. Can you say which sounds make a pair because they belong together?

FX: DOG PANTING

FX: CAT MIAOWING

FX: DOG BARKING

FX: CAT PURRING

CHILDREN: The dog panting... goes with the dog barking. SNAP!

CHILDREN: And the cat saying miaow... goes with the cat purring. SNAP!

PRESENTER: Listen carefully to these sounds. Can you say which sounds make a pair because they belong together?

FX: TRAIN HOOTER

FX: TRAIN ON TRACK

FX: CAR ENGINE

FX: CAR HORN

CHILDREN: The train hooter... goes with the wheels on the track. Snap!

CHILDREN: And the car engine... goes with the sound of the car horn. Snap!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Now we're going to do some counting. Listen carefully. How many clock sounds can you hear?

FX: ALARM CLOCK / CUCKOO CLOCK / BIG BEN

PRESENTER: How many different clock sounds did you hear? Listen again.

FX: REPEAT WITH CHILDREN COUNTING

PRESENTER: An alarm clock... a cuckoo clock... and a big clock - like Big Ben. There were three different clock sounds. So many different sounds around!

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

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