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Diagnostics of listening skills

Test "Can you listen?"

Mark situations that cause you dissatisfaction, frustration, or annoyance when talking to any person, be it your friend, colleague, boss, or casual interlocutor.

1. The interlocutor does not allow me to speak, constantly interrupts me during the conversation.

2. The interlocutor never looks at me during a conversation.

3. The interlocutor constantly fusses: pencil and paper occupy him more than my words.

4. The interlocutor never smiles.

5. The interlocutor always distracts me with questions and comments.

6. The interlocutor is trying to refute me.

7. The interlocutor puts different content into my words.

8. The interlocutor raises counter questions to my questions.

9. Sometimes the interlocutor asks me, pretending that he did not hear.

10. The interlocutor, not having listened to the end, interrupts me only then to agree.

11. The interlocutor during the conversation is focused on the outsider: he plays with a cigarette, wipes the glasses of glasses, etc., and I firmly believe that he is inattentive.

12. The interlocutor draws conclusions for me.

13. The interlocutor always tries to insert a word into my story.

14. The interlocutor looks at me carefully, not blinking.

15. The interlocutor looks at me, as if evaluating. It bothers

16. When I propose something new, the interlocutor says that he thinks the same.

17. The interlocutor replayes, showing that he is interested in the conversation, nods his head too often, gasps and assented.

18. When I talk about the serious, the interlocutor inserts funny stories, jokes, jokes.

19. The interlocutor often looks at his watch during a conversation.

20. The interlocutor demands that everyone agree with him.
Any of his statements ends with the question: “Do you also think so?” or "Do you disagree?"

To summarize. So, the number of situations that cause you frustration and annoyance is:

14-20 - you are a poor conversationalist, and you need to carefully work on yourself and learn to listen.

8-14 - you have some shortcomings, you are critical of statements, but you still lack some advantages of a good conversationalist, avoid hasty conclusions, do not focus on the way you speak, do not pretend, look for the hidden meaning of what was said, do not monopolize the conversation.

2-8 - you are a good conversationalist. But sometimes you refuse to give your partner full attention. Politely repeat his statements, give time to express your thoughts completely, adapt your pace of thinking to his speech and you can be sure that it will be even more pleasant to communicate with you.

0-2 - you are an excellent conversationalist. You can listen. Your communication style can be an example to others.
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