Active Listening Skills

Active listening is showing genuine interest in what somebody else is showing.


The following are examples of how to show that you are actively listening:


Body Language


- Eye contact


- Ignore all distractions




- Ask for additional information to fully understand what he/she is talking about


- Add to the story




- After the conversation is done, summarize what he/she said in a very informal way


- Restate any funny parts of the story