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    Oh my God. I can't hear English.

    Hello everybody....
    I am not from an English country.
    I can understand what you write, but I can't hear everything if you speak...
    So Teacher, would you like to show me how to hear English?
    Please correct my posts if they have any problems.
    Thanks
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    #2

    Re: Oh my god. I can't hear English

    What sort of listening practice do you do?

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    #3

    Re: Oh my god. I can't hear English

    I have tried Pimsleur...

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    Re: Oh my god. I can't hear English

    I think you should try to listen to as many sources as you can. Don't expect miracles, but you will make progress over time. Picking out words comes first, then phrases and eventually bigger chunks. It's a process like building up your understanding of written language- these are different skills. People speak fast and change the sounds of words in connected speech. I am currently at beginner level in the country I am living in and picking out words and bits is the best I can do.

    If you browse this section, you may find some resources that will help: Listening - ESL Web Directory - UsingEnglish.com

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    #5

    Re: Oh my god. I can't hear English

    If you are going to take the Lord's name in vain, at least capitalize it.

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    Re: Oh my God. I can't hear English.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    If you are going to take the Lord's name in vain, at least capitalize it.
    Yeah. I am sorry...

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    Re: Oh my God. I can't hear English.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I think you should try to listen to as many sources as you can. Don't expect miracles, but you will make progress over time. Picking out words comes first, then phrases and eventually bigger chunks. It's a process like building up your understanding of written language- these are different skills. People speak fast and change the sounds of words in connected speech. I am currently at beginner level in the country I am living in and picking out words and bits is the best I can do.

    If you browse this section, you may find some resources that will help: ... Listening - ESL Web Directory - UsingEnglish.com[/url]
    So what exactly should I do now?

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    Re: Oh my God. I can't hear English.

    Quote Originally Posted by hoangthi View Post
    So what exactly should I do now?
    Re-read Tdol's response.

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