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AB13 | Active Listening

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Learn 4 ways you can listen actively and improve your conversations!

On the 13th episode of the AudioBLOG, we go over the following Blog post:

Power Conversation: Active Listening

Learning how to have a natural and meaningful conversation with someone has been one of the hottest topics among my students recently. On this episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, I review Part 4 of the “Power Conversation” series where we discuss Active Listening: Why it’s important and how to do it. I will teach you 4 ways that you can actively listen in your next conversation with someone.

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YQ17 | Which is better to improve SPEAKING? LISTENING or READING?

Listening or Reading? Which is better to improve Speaking?

Listening or Reading? Which is better to improve Speaking?

On the 17th episode of Your Question, we handle the following question:

Q: Which is better to improve speaking? Listening or reading?

Here are my thoughts and suggestions:

Of course both are important for developing knowledge and fluency in a foreign language. Both reading and listening have advantages and disadvantages. Since listening is related to speaking in terms of their aural qualities, listening can help you with pronunciation, intonation, and pacing. On the other hand, reading can help you build vocabulary and phrases that you can use. If I have to choose only one, which one would I choose? Watch this episode and find out!

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PP27 | EYES vs. EARS: The Battle Inside Your Mind

On the 27th episode of the Pronunciation Point, we examine a helpful mindset when it comes to English pronunciation.

Eyes vs. Ears

Which one should win?
Al takes a look at this battle going on inside your head and the winner may surprise you!

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Power Conversation: Active Listening (Part 3b of 3)

Active Listening

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In the follow-up to the previous post (Power Conversation Part 3a) we will talk about the concept of Active Listening and then I will give you a useful speaking strategy to help you be an active listener.

So, what does Active Listening mean?
And why is it important?

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