Listening Comprehension in Foreign Language Instruction

Listening Comprehension in Foreign Language Instruction - Rumia Ableeva, Penn State
Author(s): 
Rumia Ableeva, Penn State
Publication Type: 
PDF
Year: 
2008
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12 Pages

CALPER Professional Development Document CPDD 0810
This document addresses a range of theoretical and practical issues concerned with the teaching of listening comprehension. It provides an overview of the processes involved in listening comprehension and reviews its most prominent models. In addition, this document presents an alternative model of L2 listening comprehension and examines three major approaches to listening comprehension. Finally, it discusses how teachers can make sound pedagogical choices on how to teach and assess students' listening comprehension skills.