1st Edition

Listening Skills Indoor Sounds: Colorcards

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ISBN 9780863885204
Published February 15, 2004 by Routledge
40 Pages

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Book Description

This title offers 40 cards and sounds to enhance language development. This Indoor Sounds matching activity includes ten sounds each witin four groups: human sounds - whistling, singing, snoring, laughing, yawning; everyday sounds - telephone, knocking, clock, bell, eating an apple; activity sounds - computing, hammering, shaving, breaking eggs; and, leisure sounds - piano, bouncing a ball, personal stereo, sewing machine. All 40 sounds are commonly heard and are accompanied by easily recognised pictures.

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'Indoor Sounds' is a sound and picture matching activity. There are forty different sounds on the CD and forty matching laminated cards. The sounds are arranged in four groups of ten. For each group there is an accompanying set of ten cards. These indoor sounds are familiar. They will be within the experience of most students.

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"I love these card sets by ColorCards - they are excellent photos using people of all ages... Used with the pictures it is a good activity and enjoyed by all the pupils I tried it with. It promotes listening, attention and auditory processing and can also be used for verbs and general vocabulary." — NAPLIC Newsletter

"I have found them extremely useful. The children were motivated by the pictures and enjoyed discriminating the sounds... I would recommend them as a valuable listening resource ... and certainly the CD format is much easier to present than the tape." — Independent Talking Points