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Extensive Listening

Last updated 03 November, 2010

I've been playing with the site a bit so check out the links above. I'll add more info when I get time.

One of the most surprising things about language learning is the almost complete absence of information about Extensive Listening. This is a total mystery.  Why has our field completely ignored the need for graded fluency listening input that is for pleasure, aimed at building listening recognition speed and automaticity?.


New links

Starting Extensive Listening

The Cheonan (S. Korea) ER colloquium had a few sessions on EL. Nov 2008

What is EL?

Online Listening

EL Materials

EL Articles

Audio files for the Scholastic Readers

Some research articles


Popular GRs

EL Research

Learning Vocab