Welcome to the Leo Listening BlogRegular articles, tips and advice on understanding spoken English
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Understand native speakers: hard to understand aren’t they? Here’s why & what to do about it
Understand English movies: understand movies and TV shows without subtitles
Listening tips: improve your English listening skills with these tips
Podcast: improve your listening in English with my podcast episodes from the archive
Interviews: expert interviews on listening skills, language learning, living abroad and more
Motivation and Mindset: boost your motivation to understand fast English
What's the secret to communicating confidently in English? Is it... ...downloading the perfect app? ...finding the right teacher? ...applying some kind of magic method? What if it was as simple as this: using language is being human. We forget this important point,...
"So, did you like the movie?" "Yes" [pause] "So, shall we go get a drink or something...?" Have you ever had a conversation like that one after coming out of the cinema? Movies immerse you into the authentic language and culture of English-speaking countries. But, to...
I'm thrilled to introduce you to my long-time friend and fellow online language teacher, Elfin Waters from All About Italian, where she helps Italian learners stay connected to the language, country and themselves by watching popular Italian TV shows. Elfin was one of...