Through this activity, the learners will be able to recognize nouns that denote fields of study by listening for the following suffixes: -logy or -ics.
Examples of these strategies as outlined in several studies such as Chen (2009) and Graham, Santos, and Vanderplank (2011) include directed attention, selective attention, listening for gist, inferencing, and visualization.
Echoing McRae's (2015) listening for context, Dworkin directed attention to the ways in which positionality--or one's social location in a culture--enabled and, in this case, limited listening.
Dworkin theorizes the centrality of listening for promoting healing and social justice efforts while she underscores particular practices of listening in service of the powerless.
Eavesdropping with permission: The politics of listening for safer speaking spaces.
Another aspect of empathy involves listening for
the subject's values or what he feels is important.
One sales trainer, Learning International, provides a course titled, "Interactive Listening for
Salespeople," devoted entirely to developing listening skills.
These were: (7) matching the words found in the test questions with those heard in the recordings; (8) trying to find content clues after reading the test questions; (9) using the words in the test questions to predict the possible topics; and (10) focusing on the question words and listening for necessary information only.
Furthermore, for more advanced listening proficiency (LP) learners, previewing questions may encourage them to be more selective rather than listening for everything.
Therefore, it is apparent that only (9) listening for detailed information because the topics were known was truly influenced by topical background information.