English with Kirsty – episode 178
Listening tips and finding the right listening resources for you – interview with Cara Leopold
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This week I have another interview for you with Cara from Leo Listening.
In the interview we talk about
- Bridging the gap between what you want to listen to, and actually enjoying listening to things, such as your favourite movies or TV series in English;
- Differences between the types of listening materials that are available to language learners;
- Why it’s sometimes hard for learners to find good listening resources, and what they can do to fix the problem;
- Practical listening techniques that you probably didn’t learn at school;
- How practicing your listening skills can also help you to become a better speaker of another language, particularly if you’re listening to conversations;
- Listening resources for personal development;
- Questions to ask yourself so that you can find the best listening resources for you.
Cara mentioned her video about good questions to ask yourself when you’re looking for new films or TV series. You can find the video here on Cara’s YouTube channel.
You can also find out more about Cara and her work by visiting her website Leo Listening.
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