LISTEN TO THE RADIO IN ENGLISH (B2, C1, C2)
LISTENING TO THE RADIO COULD BE A PERFECT ACTIVITY FOR “EXTENSIVE LISTENING” TO KEEP UP YOUR ENGLISH DURING THE SUMMER…
“Are you sick of learning English with boring textbooks?
Do you spend a lot of time at or near a computer?
If so, you can really maximize your time by listening to online radio stations in English. This is one of the best and most effective ways to improve your English listening skills, while also getting accustomed to the speed and tone of native English speakers.
Not only will careful listening improve your listening skills, but you’ll also gain speaking fluency and better pronunciation.
“EXTENSIVE LISTENING” INVOLVES
- listening to (or being involved in) massive amounts of text
text which learners can understand reasonably smoothly
high levels of comprehension
listening without being constrained by pre-set questions or tasks
listening at or below one’s comfortable fluent listening ability
EL is NOT …
- listening for specific information
listening for the exact words of a phrase or expression
listening for details
listening to mimic a text
Follow this simple guide and learn some great tips to improve your English with the radio.”