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Critical listening is one of the compulsory subjects that mainly focuses on training the students to be more critical on the information they hear or watch so that they are able to make appropriate judgement or conclusion. This subject will teach students to differenciate facts and opinion, verify information whether it is relevent or not to support their analysis and evaluation. However, these skills of course are not easily learned without proper material and practice. This book provides interesting topics and tasks that can be used to foster students’ critical listening skill. Each chapter offers at least two podcasts or videos which are taken from the internet. The combination of podcast and videos as the materials could fasilitate students with different learning styles. There are pictures in every chapter that can be used to stimulate students’ prior knowledge. The book also provides some leading questions that can be used by the teacher for pre-listening activity. The task in every chapter is designed to drill the students to be critical listeners. Students are demanded to actively engage in the teaching learning process by completing table, comparing ideas from diferent sources as well as clarifying arguments or come up with new idea or solution on the topic they discuss. Students have the freedom to work on the topics as the scripts of every podcast can be easily found on the internet which in this case students will be more autonomous. Besides, all the videos used in this book are taken from youtube.com which everytime students visit the link they will find some other similiar topics in the reccommendation view.
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