Speaking and listening: Listening for specifics

Being able to listen clearly and take in information is very important. Try repeating back key information to confirm you heard it right and also plan ahead for what to listen for.

Quick tips for tutors

Listening for specifics includes:

  • Listening for detail
  • Checking and asking for clarification
  • Following instructions
  • Selecting information

Downloadable Factsheets

Arranging a delivery
Listening for specific information
Listening carefully: Tips

Downloadable worksheets

Phoning the energy company
Listening for telephone options
Asking before you buy
Match the film
Buying from the small ads

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