The Role of Listening in Understanding Language


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Which of the following is a physiological process?

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1. Why is listening important to understanding language?

2. What happens in the listening process after we hear a sentence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about the significance of listening to understand language with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. For example, you should be familiar with the listening process and what happens after we hear a sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • A physiological process
  • The importance of listening to understand language
  • What happens after we hear a sentence
  • What's activated as we listen
  • A verbal cue that can help facilitate listening

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a physiological process and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between listening and understanding language
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about a verbal cue

Additional Learning

Dig deeper into this topic by reviewing the lesson titled The Role of Listening in Understanding Language. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of how listening helps us communicate with others
  • Examples of nonverbal cues
  • Finding common ground
  • Engaging in auditory processing