It is important to remember that not everyone speaks as clearly as your English teacher. This means that we often listen to people who don't actually speak very clearly!

When this happens, many learners blame themselves when the actual problem is the other person's speaking skills! There are a number of steps we can take to improve our listening skills.

Watch the video below for advice on how to improve your listening skills.

  • Choose one or two of the eight steps you think are most useful.
  • Practise listening on a regular basis.

To read more about how to improve your listening skills