Tag Archives: listening

Listening isn’t enough.

Originally posted on Chasing My Dreams:
After rescheduling my therapist appointment due to illness and weather multiple times for over a month, I finally went to see her yesterday. Husband went with me after work so that we were able to window shop for his AR and my 9mm before dinner with some friends and… Continue reading

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Bilinguals hear sounds differently based on the language they think they’re listening to, new study shows

Originally posted on BroadyELT:
I believe that all of us in the language business already knew this fact but now we have research to support our claim. Find the information here Continue reading

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syntactic priming

Originally posted on Keep It Simple Activities:
Syntactic priming is the process that takes place when we make predictions upon hearing certain grammatical patterns which guide us to guess the string of words that are more likely to be uttered next based on our previous encounters with those patterns. Basically we are constantly building sentences… Continue reading

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How to be a focused listener?

Originally posted on Musings of a Curious Indian:
Let me start by sharing a personal experience. A few years back, I went to a reputed software company for an interview. The first couple of rounds of discussions went very well and I felt invigorated from interacting with people who were knowledgable and forward looking. Disaster… Continue reading

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Why no one will ever listen

Originally posted on Worthy:
Have you ever felt that you are unheard? Have you ever tried to express yourself but no one seems to be listening or paying attention? Have you ever felt that you are talking to a wall? Have you ever felt that you are screaming at the top of your lungs but… Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Mental Health… and Let’s Also Listen

Originally posted on Sound Mind:
In the wake of Blue Monday on January 15th, Hi, How Are You? Day on the 22nd, and the #BellLetsTalk campaign on the 30th, I have been thinking about how to engage more deeply in our mental health conversation this month, and throughout the rest of the year. I try… Continue reading

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How Important is it that We Listen?

Originally posted on Trojan Torch:
By Emily Polston We all say we’re listeners, but how much do we really listen to what’s being said around us? In my leadership class this past semester, we had an assignment to stay silent and listen to others the entire school day. My teachers signed off for those classes… Continue reading

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reading vs listening

Originally posted on 100to500:
Over the past few days, I have been listening to some really awesome podcasts, mostly from Shane Parrish’s The Knowledge Podcast. I must admit, I am somewhat kicking myself that I did not discover this podcast and a few others earlier. Shane’s podcast is especially great because it is the equivalent… Continue reading

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Conversation Starters: What is your story?

Instead of asking my friends “how are you?”, I ask them “tell me a story.” This way, it eliminates a simple response of “fine” and starts hopefully a better conversation.
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The Art of Listening: Talk Less

Originally posted on The Upside:
Hi. My name is Christian and I suck at listening. There, I said it. The late biblical scholar William Lane used to say, “The best way to show someone you love them is to listen to them.” One of his protégés, biblical scholar and music artist Michael Card, certainly remembered… Continue reading

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