Listening is an important part of language learning. It is one of the first things you need to do. It is also linked to other kinds of language learning. Listening can help you improve your speaking. It can also help you improve your pronunciation. But, there are many different kinds of listening. There is listening to the news and weather. There is listening to business meetings. There is listening for information about train times. There is also listening to movies and TV shows. Different kinds of listening need different kinds of practice. It is good to practice many kinds of listening. But, it is also important to think about why you are learning listening. Some kinds of practice may be more important for you than others.
Also, listening is not only about hearing the speaker talk. It is also about other things. It is about what you do before you listen. It is about what you do after you listen. And, it is about how you show people you are listening. There are different ideas on how best to learn listening. Also, different learners will learn listening in different ways. As you read this book, think about which ways are best for you. Are you ready? Let’s look at ten tips that can help you learn listening: