Dramatically improve your listening and understanding of spoken English.
About this course.
This course is designed to help you to dramatically improve your listening by showing you the art and the science of the English language and the listening process.
Listening is not just a passive skill. In this course you will learn why and how you should study listening, why listening is hard, how to diagnose your problems, how to understand more, and how to decode the sounds of English.
At the end of this course you will have a deep understanding of how to improve your listening so you can consume whatever content you want, and become an unstoppable independent learner.
Course length: 27 classes (3 hours 6 minutes)
Materials: Exclusive activities and downloadable PDFs
6 classes. 54 minutes.
How true is it that listening is just a passive skill? In this course you’ll learn why and how you should study listening, why listening is hard, how to diagnose your problems, how to understand more, and how to decode the sounds of English.
2 classes. 7 minutes
Listening has two stages: decoding the audio message and then understanding the meaning. And problems can appear in only one stage, or both stages.
10 classes. 67 minutes.
Each letter of the IPA or the International Phonetic Alphabet represents a phoneme. These are the little pieces of sounds that make up language. But are these phonemes the only thing we need to understand English?
4 classes. 18 minutes.
Spoken language is not static, it’s a dynamic process where our mouths, lips, jaw, and tongue are constantly moving to create fluid speech, and you need to learn how this process works.
2 classes. 22 minutes.
Improving your listening is a process, and it takes time. So the question is, when will your listening be good enough? When will you be ready?
2 classes. 12 minutes.
Decoding is only the first stage of the listening process. The next stage is understanding, and making meaning from ambiguity using context.
1 class. 6 minutes.
In this final lesson it’s time to revise everything we have learnt in 11 quick tips.
Access this course for just €49!
Every Canguro Academy membership includes:
Access to all Canguro English courses
Downloadable course PDFs
New and exclusive video content every month
Over 100 live interactive classes every month
Access to the private Academy community
The Speaking Challenge
The Book, Film, and Documentary Clubs
The ability to earn points, badges, and streaks