English Listening Fluency: Understand Fast Native Speakers
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English Listening Fluency: Understand Fast Native Speakers

Do you want to understand native English speakers? Learn secret strategies to instantly improve your listening skills.
4.2 (27 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
768 students enrolled
Created by Gabby Wallace
Last updated 4/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Improve English (ESL) listening skills
  • Understand native, unscripted English as it is spoken in North America today
  • Make use of creative study strategies
  • Be empowered to become an independent language learner
  • Take the fear out of learning English and make it fun!
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Requirements
  • Basic level of English language skills
Description

This course is about listening skills for ESL learners. Most textbooks and audio programs only show you scripted, slow English that does not help you much in real life with native English speakers and fast conversation. This class explains 17 secrets to unlock your listening power in English.

You'll get:

  • 17 Secrets of Listening Skills & Strategies Checklist
  • 16 Class Video Lectures
  • 5 Practice Videos + Quizzes

A motivated learner could complete this course in one week. It is recommended to try the practice videos and quizzes at the beginning of the course to see your current level. Use the checklist as a guide and watch the video lectures for more detailed information and strategies. Finally, try the practice videos and quizzes again to see your progress.

After taking this course, the ESL learner will be able to use the strategies that native English speakers use unconsciously to understand real, unscripted English as it is spoken in North America today.

Who is the target audience?
  • Intermediate English language learners
  • Advanced English language learners who need to improve listening skills
  • Motivated beginner English language learners
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
02:41:56
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Start Learning the 17 Secrets
21 Lectures 02:22:45





How to Shift Your Mind from Reading to Listening
11:58

What NOT to Do When You Want to Have Faster Listening Comprehension
11:06

How to Understand Clues from the Topic Context
10:54

How to Understand Clues from Conversation Structure
06:20

How to Understand the Main Idea and Detail
04:24

The Right Way to Listen to Word and Phrase Stress
06:14

How to Understand Key Words
12:31

The New English Sounds You Need to Know
10:53

The Way to Understand Native English - Linking Sounds
11:06

The Secret Behind Vowel Sounds in English
10:36

How Understanding Chunking will Improve Your Listening
08:22

Hidden Questions and the Problem with Relying on Sounds
05:00

3 Types of Word Groupings to Advance Your Understanding of English
04:04

14 Ways to Study Listening
08:38

How to See Your Own Improvement Quickly and Easily without a Teacher
05:06

Conclusion
01:24
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Practice
7 Lectures 10:23
Practice Listening to Chunking
01:01

Practice Listening to Relaxed Pronunciation
01:21

Practice Listening to Linking
01:02

See if you understood everything in the practice video with these questions.

Practice Listening to LInking Quiz
6 questions

Practice Listening to Reduced Words in Natural Speech
01:10

See how your listening has improved -- can you identify the reduced words in this short speech?

Practice Listening to Reduced Words in Natural Speech Quiz
7 questions

Practice Listening to Reduced Words in Natural Speech 2
00:51

Check your understanding of natural English, including reduced words, with this quiz.

Practice Listening to Reduced Words in Natural Speech 2
6 questions

Practice Listening to Linked Sounds in Natural Speech
00:56

Check your understanding of linked sounds in this short speech.

Practice Listening to Linked Sounds in Natural Speech Quiz
4 questions

[NEW] Minimal Pairs Practice - Been / Bin, Sheep / Cheap, This / These
04:02
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[NEW] Bonus Strategies and Advice for Improving Your Listening Skills in English
2 Lectures 08:48
[NEW] What is your English "home base?"
04:24

[NEW] What to do if your listening is not improving
04:24
About the Instructor
Gabby Wallace
3.9 Average rating
544 Reviews
9,531 Students
3 Courses
English as a Second Language Teacher, Go Natural English
  • Gabby Wallace is creator of Go Natural English, a popular YouTube Channel and website that helps adults learn English as a Second Language. She earned her Masters Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
  • Gabby has been teaching English as a Second Language since 2004. She loves to travel, learn other languages and explore culture and food.