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Teaching listening comprehension

Author: Penny Ur
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Series: Cambridge handbooks for language teachers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is about developing listening comprehension skills in the language classroom. In Part I, some essential background issues are dealt with. The author defines the characteristics of real-life listening, analyses the problems encountered by language learners, and discusses the considerations involved in planning successful classroom listening practice. Part II contains a wide variety of exercise types. The  Read more...
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Ur, Penny.
Teaching listening comprehension.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)572325245
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Ur
ISBN: 0521255090 9780521255097 0521287812 9780521287814
OCLC Number: 9371209
Description: x, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Understanding Spoken English --
1. Real-life listening --
2. Listening to English as a foreign language --
3. Planning exercises --
PART II: Suggestions for Classroom Activities --
4. Listening for perception --
5. Listening for comprehension --
A Postscript.
Series Title: Cambridge handbooks for language teachers.
Responsibility: Penny Ur.
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Elementary to advanced activities illustrating techniques appropriate for both adults and children.  Read more...

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