The objective of this study is to look at some given theories and/or research on the use of Total Physical Response method for teaching listening skill. The discussion of the approach is focused on a Total Physical Response as the method should be used in teaching listening skill to young learners. The study found that total physical response is very suitable method for young learners because it can make them enjoy, fun, and absence of the stress in learning process. It is also very memorable. Teaching listening by using total physical response is one of active learning method will give positive impact to the success of teaching because it makes them enthusiastic by attending activities in TPR. It is also found that the students are highly motivated and pleased to learn the language by using this method in teaching listening aspect of language. The method used in this study is library research. Readings obtained from various are processed and described in a descriptive way. Based on the research findings and experts' statements, it is found that total physical response is effective to enhance the students' listening skill. This study is expected to be useful for other English teachers.
Key words: listening, total physical response, elementary school