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    Does "beyond-listening questions" make any sense to you? Thanks. :)

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    Yeah, but I would discard that hyphen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Yeah, but I would discard that hyphen.

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    But who does it mean?

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    What does it mean? It sounds like the title of a chapter in an English book or something. Like, listening questions are all very well, but how to go farther?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    What does it mean? It sounds like the title of a chapter in an English book or something. Like, listening questions are all very well, but how to go farther?

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    So, beyond listening questions are very bad, even vulgar questions, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe
    Does "beyond-listening questions" make any sense to you? Thanks. :)
    Joe, would you have the context? That is, could you show us where, in what sentence, you found the phrase? As is, I have no idea what it means. Guesses only, but guessing is of no help to anyone. :(

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    Default Re: beyond-listening question

    Quote Originally Posted by Joe
    Does "beyond-listening questions" make any sense to you? Thanks. :)
    What about?

    beyond listening means, active listening, and beyond listening questions refers to Open-ended questions:

    Quote Originally Posted by Call Center
    The goal of active listening is to go beyond listening to understanding. People have a strong desire to be understood. Words are simply a vehicle to convey a meaning. Active listening allows you to make sure that you hear the words and that you understand the meaning behind the words.

    What is Listening? There is a difference between hearing and listening. Hearing is a passive process. We will naturally hear sounds within human hearing range unless there is some hearing impairment. Listening, however, is an active process. When listening, we direct attention to the act of hearing. Listening involves an intention both to hear and to understand what is heard. Hearing may be natural, but listening is a skill.

    Open-ended questions are questions that cannot be answered with "yes, "no," or a simple fact (such as a date). An open-ended question is used to get the customer talking. "O.K Mr. Jones, what happens when you turn the machine on?"

    Open-ended questions "open up" the conversation.

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    All the best, :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by Joe
    Does "beyond-listening questions" make any sense to you? Thanks. :)
    Joe, would you have the context? That is, could you show us where, in what sentence, you found the phrase? As is, I have no idea what it means. Guesses only, but guessing is of no help to anyone. :(
    One of my friend said she encountered someone online who asked her "beyond listening questions". I think she meant "vulgar questions". In Chinese, we say "不堪入耳的問題". (Cas, I happen to remember that you know some Chinese characters because you are living in Japan? :) ) I posted this to make sure that she was wrong. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe
    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    What does it mean? It sounds like the title of a chapter in an English book or something. Like, listening questions are all very well, but how to go farther?

    FRC
    So, beyond listening questions are very bad, even vulgar questions, right?
    The way I interpret it, without context, not at all. It would be along the lines of "beyond the basics". Apparently, the actual context has nothing to do with that, and the intended meaning was more like it doesn't bear listening. I don't think you can say that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe
    "不堪入耳的問題"
    不 (not)
    堪 (endure)
    入 (enter)

    questions not worth considering, questions not worthy of a response; facetious; ignorant.

    All the best, :D

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