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Improving ESL learners' listening skills: at the workplace and beyond

Series or Serial: ERIC PAIE Q & A

Corporate Name: Project in Adult Immigrant Education

Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1997

Distributor: National Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education, Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p.

Subjects: Education Work Relationship; Vocational English (Second Language); Listening

This Q & A summarizes research about the listening process as it relates to adult second language learners; it discusses the factors affecting listening; it describes the listening process; it suggests guidelines to consider in teaching listening and gives examples.

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