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10: Stages of the Listening Process

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    • 10.1: The Importance of Listening
      Listening is an active process by which we make sense of, assess, and respond to what we hear.
    • 10.2: Understanding How and Why We Listen
      Listening is the learned process of receiving, interpreting, recalling, evaluating, and responding to verbal and nonverbal messages. We begin to engage with the listening process long before we engage in any recognizable verbal or nonverbal communication. It is only after listening for months as infants that we begin to consciously practice our own forms of expression. In this section we will learn more about each stage of the listening process, the main types and styles of listening.

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