Listening Skills...

India
November 26, 2006 8:45am CST
Listening as a receptive skill in second language acquisition, I would like to get good introduction about it. whatever conclusion i have drawn out are not satisfactory. Hope, I will get good response for my thread. Is listening a neglected skill in Language acquisition?
2 responses
@suju15 (184)
• India
26 Nov 06
In any sphere at all, whether it is in any language, or in second language, or in life...Listening skill is of utmost importance. Good listening will help you to practice good diction of words. Art of phonetics will help you to spell words better. Hearing words clearly will promote there easier acceptence and relatation to other things. You can develop a good understanding in any language only if you have receptive skills.
• India
26 Nov 06
But I feel that L1 listener and his listening capacities varies highly from that of L2 listener. I want more clarifications. That's wat am looking fo... Anyhows, thank you...
@suju15 (184)
• India
3 Dec 06
I agree, L1, will definately differ from L2, in his capacities and in other fields too, but then at the same time, it will decide their relative understanding of the language or the topic of discussion as well.The one with better skills will fare better than the other one.
@mvsrao (4367)
• India
26 Nov 06
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_listening
• India
26 Nov 06
Yeah... it is useful link. thank you...