Speech festival applications are now closed until August 2021.
Elite Listening Skills
Listening is a key English skill which is related to speaking.
- Excel in primary and secondary listening assessments (especially Paper 3 in the HKDSE exam)
- Understand what teachers are teaching in English medium schools
- Excel in discussion tasks (for example the HKDSE SBA and Oral paper)
- Converse fluently with others
Becoming an elite listener is dependent on the following main skills:
- The ability to listen for key words and essential information.
- The ability to understand English speakers from a variety of countries, despite accent differences.
- The ability to use body language appropriately when listening to others.
The key to becoming an elite listener is PRACTICE and EXPOSURE to native speaker standard English
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