Authentic Listening Resource Pack

Authentic listening Resource Pack

Authentic Listening Resource Pack (Delta Publishing, Jan 2015) provides an invaluable bank of selected audio and video material offering authentic listening practice, essential in developing students’ listening skills in preparation for being exposed to “real” English. Read a review in Modern English Teacher or here. Read a review in English Teaching Professional.

Authentic Listening Resource Pack consists of over 4 hours of authentic audio and video materials supported by photocopiable worksheets.  The recordings are broken down into segments, including micro-listenings, so that students can develop a range of listening competences, and comprehensively practice listening techniques that develop the skills they need to cope with real spoken language in the outside world.

Key features:

  • authentic texts use unscripted video and radio materials
  • listening materials include an international range of accents
  • ‘micro-edits’ highlight features of spoken English and pronunciation in context
  • original tasks teach listening, not just test it
  • materials are scaffolded to take learners from coursebook English to authentic speech
  • provides strategies for dealing with features of fast spontaneous speech
  • listening materials available online, providing extra listening opportunities for students

Try out sample lessons from the book here:

Pronunciation for Listeners 1

The Intelligence of Ants

Life on Mars (video)

University Life (video)

See a webinar related to this book here and an article here.

Sample pages, click to see larger images: 
Delta Authentic Listening 'Map of the book'
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