Is listening part of the curriculum??
Some- times a broad approach to incorporating listening across the curriculum often undermines the fact that listening is a learned skill that requires directed prac- tice within the context of all learning activities.
What is aesthetic listening??
Aesthetic listening focuses on the power of language, the vivid choice of words, the flow of the sen- tences, and the detailed visualized images generated by well-written descriptions that carry students into the world of a book.
Is listening a language art??
Listening has long been referred to as the “neglected” language art (Landry, 1969). Although teachers often assume listening ability is in place when children come to school, they soon discover the “art of listening” must be addressed through specific instruction and through an abundance of practical learning situations.