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Developing your listening skills

Learning Outcomes

If you work through this section you should be able to:

  • Develop ways in which you can improve your listening skills.
  • Understand which factors make listening difficult.
  • Understand how to look for context clues to help your listening skills.
  • Guess the gist of spoken language without understanding all the words.
  • Listen to spoken language for specific pieces of information.
  • Make effective use of prepared listening materials for listening practice.
  • Make effective use of authentic materials for listening practice.

Reflection sheet

This downloadable reflection sheet can be used to help you reflect on your learning. It can also be used as evidence of learning and included in your portfolio or PDP (Global Student Plan).

Reflection sheet document

If you would like to use the reflection sheet, complete the first page now. When you have finished working through this section complete the second page.

Further resources about how to reflect on your learning are available in the Reflection theme.