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Attentive Listening   This is the first chapter from my (Michael Rost’s) Listening in Action, in which I explore four approaches to listening development.       Listening is an active process requiring participation on the part of the listener. Poor understanding results when listeners do not pay attention. Listeners may experience a lapse of...
  Selective listening   This is the third section from my (Michael Rost’s) book, Listening in Action, in which I explore classroom approaches and activities for teaching listening.                   Selective listening activities address two separate, yet equally important goals in language development.  The first goal concerns listening as an active process of...
Chapter 7 (from Rost, Michael. (2016). Teaching and Researching Listening, 3/e.  New York:  Routledge.) Approaches to Teaching Listening I am often asked about my early influences on my approach to teaching listening – and I love to reflect on this! I think it wasn’t until about 5 years into teaching – and having successfully attempted to learn two new...
Ten tips to accelerate academic listening     Michael Rost Series Editor Contemporary Topics4thEdition (Pearson) Academic listening is a special kind of listening.   It is listening in order encounter, understand, learn, discuss, and remember new ideas. No matter what your teaching situation, helping students become better academic listeners is an important part of language teaching.     Over the years, through teaching, observation,...
Michael Rost, author of Pearson English Interactive, talks about the benefits of the course and blended learning.