The Grammar-Listening Connection

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The Grammar-Listening Connection

Listening proficiency is essential for second language success, but in the classroom, it has taken a back seat to the teaching of reading, writing, and grammar.

Stacy Hagen, co-author of the Azar-Hagen grammar series, discusses why
listening and grammar are a natural fit, why listening instruction needs to focus more on helping students decode speech, and how by doing this in the grammar classroom, we can provide a much richer linguistic environment for our students.

To read more, open the  pdf” target=”_blank”>interview with Stacy Hagen
(PDF format).

Watch Stacy’s Newest Video

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time for your students to learn about -ing and -ed adjectives. In this Halloween-themed video Stacy Hagen
clarifies the difference in meaning between these two confusing endings
and provides listening practice as well. Watch the video.