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
How Movie Club Helped This Learner Get Rid Of English Subtitles And Improve His English Listening Skills
If you're still struggling to get rid of English subtitles even though you - have been learning English for years can use it at work fine have passed all the language exams - then keep reading because you're not alone. It's surprisingly common to not understand...
Updated June 2022. Wondering how to stop translating in your head when you listen to English? I'm not surprised! Maybe you've already been in this situation: You’re having a conversation in English, trying to catch as many words as possible and follow the...
Updated May 2022. Imagine if you could listen to the accent of your choice in English whenever you wanted. In fact, imagine if you could listen to recordings of English as it's spoken throughout the whole world by native and non-native speakers. Now, close your eyes...