Active Listening Practice

Practice your listening skills in a range of scenarios and audio recordings, then answer quiz questions to evaluate your listening skills.


Active listening is what makes someone a truly gifted communicator. This web-based simulation will get you practicing your active listening skills in a range of scenarios.

After each listening scenario, you'll answer quiz questions to test how well you listened and understood the situation.

There are 3 different types of active listening you will practice:

  • Recalling the details (3 exercises)
  • Understanding the bigger picture (2 exercises)
  • Understanding subtle cues (1 exercise)

Accessing the simulation

The active listening simulation and exercises can be accessed from your web-browser, no installation or download is required.


Listening at a Meeting

Web Conference

Goldilocks Listening

Goldilocks Listening Exercise

Active listening audio exercise

News Recording & Shipping Forecast [Audio]

Active listening audio exercise

Understanding Subtle Cues [Audio]

Topics covered

Active Listening Effective Listening Communication

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