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Improving your Listening Comprehension

The best way to improve your listening comprehension is to listen – as much as you can, whenever you can. Here are some useful tips and links that will help you improve your listening comprehension.


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Tips on Improving your Listening Comprehension

Listen to the radio

Listen to the news, current affairs shows, etc.


Watch TV

Watch videos of news stories from around the world.


Watch podcasts/webinars

Explore a variety of genres, on topics that interest you.


Find a conversation partner

Try to set up a regular time to talk in English with someone in person or via Skype. Find a language exchange, or a group or activity locally where you can talk to native speakers.


Watch movies

Watching movies online, on TV, or on DVD will help you understand natural spoken English. Use English subtitles to help you if necessary. You can watch movie trailers here:



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