For each of the following 5 Listening Breakdowns: Recall and briefly describe an instance when this happened to you as the listener. Describe the scenario in which this element of listening is most likely to be a challenge for you. What can you do to improve your listening skills for this particular element of listening?

For each of the following 5 Listening Breakdowns:

  1. Recall and briefly describe an instance when this happened to you as the listener.
  2. Describe the scenario in which this element of listening is most likely to be a challenge for you.
  3. What can you do to improve your listening skills for this particular element of listening?
  1. Hearing:  You heard another person’s message but did not attend to it.
  2. Attending:  You attended to a message but forgot it almost immediately.
  3. Understanding:  You attended to and remembered the message but did not understand it accurately.
  4. Responding:  You understood a message but did not respond sufficiently to convey your understanding to the sender.
  5. Remembering:  You failed to remember some or all of an important message.