DEVELOPING LISTENING SKILLS IN LANGUAGE LEARNING
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISCOURSE ON INNOVATION, INTEGRATION AND EDUCATION,
Vol. 1 (2020): August
Listening has an important place in learning, as it is one of the four major skills. Although the other skills such as reading, speaking, and writing are equally essential to develop language proficiency, listening contributes primarily for language expertise. Listening awakens awareness of the language as it is the receptive skill that first develops in a human being. Learning to listen to the target language improves language ability. This article highlights the importance of the skill in learning a foreign language and the ways of developing listening skills.