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Ch 26: PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Listening Skills for Public Speaking

About This Chapter

Develop your listening skills like never before by going through the material covered in this helpful chapter. Once you do, you could be prepared to answer any related question on the PARCC ELA Grade 11 exam.

PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Listening Skills for Public Speaking - Chapter Summary

Before you take the PARCC ELA Grade 11 exam, check out this chapter. Its educational lessons chapter can help you improve your listening skills specifically for public speaking purposes. You can review these topics:

  • Listening vs. hearing
  • Different types of listening
  • Effective and critical listening
  • Ways to become a better listener
  • Taking audience questions
  • Bettering your note-taking skills

Progress through each lesson in this chapter in order to pick up useful details about what you might see on the PARCC ELA exam. After doing so, go ahead and use the self-assessment quizzes. They are designed to help you gauge your knowledge of various listening skills.

PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Listening Skills for Public Speaking Chapter Objectives

The PARCC ELA Grade 11 exam was made to help you identify the types of skills you possess when it comes to reading and writing. Taking this exam lets you prepare for the next level of learning, whether it's at college or in a career. All of the questions on this exam are multiple-choice. To study correctly for the listening skills portion of the ELA exam, be sure to go through each lesson and use our quizzes. Featuring an engaging format, they will help you effectively hold onto important information.

7 Lessons in Chapter 26: PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Listening Skills for Public Speaking
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Hearing vs. Listening: Importance of Listening Skills for Speakers

1. Hearing vs. Listening: Importance of Listening Skills for Speakers

While often used synonymously, hearing and listening are really two very different things. Hearing is involuntary and uncontrollable. Listening, however, requires an attention.

Effective Listening: Definition & Obstacles

2. Effective Listening: Definition & Obstacles

It seems counterintuitive that a public speaker should focus on effective listening. However, a good public speaker must know a few things about his audience in order to effectively communicate his message.

Types of Listening: Pseudo-, Appreciative, Empathetic, Comprehensive & Critical

3. Types of Listening: Pseudo-, Appreciative, Empathetic, Comprehensive & Critical

Although people communicate by sending a message to a receiver, the message is received in different ways depending on the information. Different types of listening styles help us effectively understand messages we receive.

Critical Listening & Thinking: Evaluating Others' Speeches

4. Critical Listening & Thinking: Evaluating Others' Speeches

Critical listening skills go far beyond just hearing a speaker's message. They involve analyzing the information in a speech and making important decisions about truth, authenticity and relevance. Learn about critical listening and thinking skills in this lesson.

Becoming a Better Listener: Tips & Strategies

5. Becoming a Better Listener: Tips & Strategies

Some people say listening is an art, but to be a good listener, it takes skill. There are strategies one can use to be a good listener. Some strategies include use of body language, asking the right questions and even empathy.

Improving your Note-taking Skills: Strategies for Mapping a Speech

6. Improving your Note-taking Skills: Strategies for Mapping a Speech

When attending a speaking event, the tendency is to listen to what the speaker has to say. But it is equally important to take careful notes to determine the central idea of the speech.

Tips for Handling Audience Questions During a Presentation

7. Tips for Handling Audience Questions During a Presentation

An essential part of a professional presentation is providing a question and answer forum. This lesson covers tips for handing audience questions during a presentation.

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