Publication details [#10095]

Wilkinson, Andrew, Leslie Stratta and Peter Dudley. 1974. The quality of listening. MacMillan. xvi + 112 pp.
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Book – monograph
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The authors discuss the processes of communication in general and through language in particular; they analyze some features and functions of language that are of relevance for developing a 'learning through listening' test (contextuality, register, relationship); they discuss the capacity of 'listening' and its relevance as a didactic goal; and finally they present the 'learning through listening' test, for testing the quality of listening.

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