Strategies for Second Language Listening

Current Scenarios and Improved Pedagogy

  • Suzanne Graham
  • Denise Santos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: ‘Doing’ Listening or ‘Teaching’ Listening?

  3. Key Issues in the Teaching of Listening

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Suzanne Graham, Denise Santos
      Pages 22-40
    3. Suzanne Graham, Denise Santos
      Pages 41-52
  4. How Listening Is Taught

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Suzanne Graham, Denise Santos
      Pages 96-122
  5. Pedagogical Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Suzanne Graham, Denise Santos
      Pages 125-169
  6. Conclusion: from Current Scenarios to Improved Pedagogy

    1. Suzanne Graham, Denise Santos
      Pages 170-172
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 173-188

About this book


This book seeks to help teachers teach listening in a more principled way by presenting what is known from research, exploring teachers' beliefs and practices, examining textbook materials, and offering practical activities for improving second language listening.


Second/foreign language L2 listening strategies listening comprehension listening pedagogy language language classroom second language

Authors and affiliations

  • Suzanne Graham
    • 1
  • Denise Santos
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ReadingUK
  2. 2.Independent ScholarUK

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