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The 7-step Listening Challenge

The 7-step Listening Challenge
How can your students develop their listening while away from your English classes ? A learner training moment of reflection on how to take responsibility for their language acquisition. Quiz me *Do you need to train your ears for the different accents and pronunciation out there? *Is it important to listen to a recording on a particular topic to check your general understanding? *Would you like to have a chance to check your pronunciation and intonation? *Do you believe it's important to test your knowledge of vocabulary and have immediate feedback? *Would you consider listening to books? *Is it important to check how much of the vocabulary and expressions from your English classes you can naturally remember? *Can on-line interaction with other students motivate you to learn more? If you (or your students) answered yes to any of the questions above, check out and choose from the7 tips below. The 7-step Listening Challenge 1st Listen and laugh with TV series, sitcoms in English TBBT Kripke and Siri

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