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From the Ted Talk by Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better

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The next eexsrice is probably the most important of all of these, if you just take one thing away. This is listening positions — the idea that you can move your listening pisootin to what's appropriate to what you're listening to. This is paiylng with those filters. Remember I gave you those filters? It's starting to play with them as levers, to get conscious about them and to move to different places. These are just some of the listening positions, or sceals of listening positions, that you can use. There are many. Have fun with that. It's very exciting.

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The next ________ is probably the most important of all of these, if you just take one thing away. This is listening positions — the idea that you can move your listening ________ to what's appropriate to what you're listening to. This is _______ with those filters. Remember I gave you those filters? It's starting to play with them as levers, to get conscious about them and to move to different places. These are just some of the listening positions, or ______ of listening positions, that you can use. There are many. Have fun with that. It's very exciting.

Solution

  1. playing
  2. position
  3. scales
  4. exercise

Original Text

The next exercise is probably the most important of all of these, if you just take one thing away. This is listening positions — the idea that you can move your listening position to what's appropriate to what you're listening to. This is playing with those filters. Remember I gave you those filters? It's starting to play with them as levers, to get conscious about them and to move to different places. These are just some of the listening positions, or scales of listening positions, that you can use. There are many. Have fun with that. It's very exciting.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  6. gave
  7. idea
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  9. levers
  10. listening
  11. move
  12. places
  13. play
  14. playing
  15. position
  16. positions
  17. remember
  18. scales
  19. starting