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Teaching Listening

  1. Larry Vandergrift

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1169

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Vandergrift, L. 2012. Teaching Listening. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Listening is a critical part of everyday life; yet it is the weakest language skill for many second and foreign-language (L2) learners.


  • esl/efl;
  • language teaching;
  • listening comprehension;
  • metacognition;
  • self-regulation in language learning