Backchanneling is the feedback that listeners give to show that they are listening.

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This is often a culture-dependent question because often people make "listening noises" without even thinking about it. You will find this the case even with very fluent speakers. A few ideas to get you started:

  • jes
  • bone
  • daŭrigu
  • mi aŭdas
  • interese
  • kaj poste?
  • ĉu?
  • vere?

If you find your speaking partner reacting in unexpected ways to certain phrases, use another phrase. Even "mmm" and "uh huh" will work.

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