PTRS Session 14
9 August 2021
Improving English language listening skills
There are many ways and techniques that can be learned and practice to improve your listening skills in English
Watch the Youtube video and listen carefully.
Make notes and jot down important points.
Where is the speaker from?
The speaker thinks if you want to make something happen, you need to _____.
In the first tip, the speaker suggest to practice listening while reading simultaneously. What does 'simultaneously' mean?
together, at the same time
doing it one by one
What are some sources the speaker suggest to practice listening?
watching movies in English
listen to talks
slowing down the speaker
Who is the speaker's favourite singer?
To listen better in English,
you must practice and put in effort as this is a process.
SUCCESS DOES NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT!
Which accent does the speaker think is EASIER to understand?
The speaker suggest that it is important to understand at word level instead of sentence level.
The speaker mentions to listen to 3 main word classes. They are ___
The word 'LIKE' has a lot of functions and it gives a lot of meanings.
Accent is one of the major problems in listening and understanding English. When someone speaks in different accent, you should
relax, don't panic
try to make an effort to learn and understand
expose yourself to different accent
think accent is complicated to be understood
watch more tv shows, listen to talks in English and travel more