How Good Are My Listening Skills?
Identification of Level of Mastery
After taking the Listening Self-Inventory, I calculated my score, which was 42 (Glenn & Pood 1989). Possible scores on the survey range from 15 through 75; scores over 60 indicate excellent listening skills, while scores of 40 or less show that listening skills need a lot of improvement. I have strengths in several areas, and these are because of my empathy. For instance, I really try to understand others’ points of view, I do not listen to them with preconceived ideas about what they are saying, and people realize I understand their viewpoint even when