View the TED Talk “5 Ways to Listen Better”Links to an external site. by Julian Treasure (TEDGlobal, 2011). Next, complete the linked listening assessmentLinks to an external site.. In light of Treasure’s talk, respond to the following questions:

  • What do you find most interesting about the skill of listening?
  • Do you agree with Treasure’s warning about the dangers of losing the ability to listen?
  • What listening strategy presented by Treasure would you like to try?

Finally, in light of the assessment, share any personal listening goals you may have to improve your own listening skill. 

Be sure to respond to your peers as well. As a reminder, connect to a scholarly source beyond the TED Talk. 


TEDGlobal. (2011). 5 ways to listen better.