The Difference Between Reflective & Active Listening


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A reflective listener reflects the speaker's _____.

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1. Which of the following skills is required in reflective listening but not in active listening?

2. _____ might be more appropriate in a casual professional networking setting, where _____ may be appropriate in a close client and therapist counseling setting.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet/quiz combo to check your understanding of the differences between active and reflective listening. Skills for both types are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the multiple-choice quiz to see what you know about:

  • Main difference between active and reflective listening
  • How a reflective listener behaves
  • Skills required in reflective listening
  • When to use both types of listening

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on active and reflective listening
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the similarities between active and reflective listening
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about skills required in reflective listening and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you would to keep learning, use the lesson called The Difference Between Reflective & Active Listening. Goals you can complete include:

  • Define active listening
  • Review examples of reflective listening
  • Identify the purpose of active listening