Teaching Listening Comprehension: Its Implications for Foreign Languages Acquisition


The authoress surveys recent research into how people acquire languages and considers its relevance for language teaching. She describes the most important studies and ideas about language acquisition. The method mentioned above is element. If we compare it with other language skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking, it is above all listening that is used most. But to acquire sufficient proficiency, learners must cover a long way. Language teaches should do it for students the most pleasant as possible. Listening in language classrooms is being assessed, according to levels of students' understanding contents. The authoress familiarizes readers with several ways of teaching by principles that are in fact interactive approaches to learning foreign languages. We may use forecasts, news, listen radios, watch films in target language, be in touch with native speakers. It is reccomended to write down new word power, according to set context.

Cpt. Ing. Petra Vráblíková, Ph.D. born in 1977. She is graduated from the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (Accounting and Financial Management), study stay at the Technical College Ede, The Netherlands (1996), Université de Bretagne Sud, France (1999) and International Teaching and Training Centre in Bournemouth, UK (2002). In period of 2001-2002 she acted as an English language teacher in the Training and Education Centre of MoD. After completing a two-year follow-up study she is acted as the chief of group for training in French language.

Country: Czech Republic


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