The Impact of Didactic Resources for Teaching Listening in the Advanced Students from the bachelor on the English Language Teaching at the Foreign Language Department at the UES, 2011.

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Learning a second language demands to be immersed in an environment that satisfies all the requirements in the acquisition process in order to domain the four linguistic macro skills: Reading , Writing, Speaking and Listening. Language learning depends on listening because it provides the aural input that serves as the basis for languageacquisition and enables learners to interact in spoken communication. Howat and Dakin define listening as the ability to identify and understand what others are saying, this involves understanding a speaker's accent or pronunciation, his grammar and vocabulary and grasping his meaning. Based on his comment an able listener is capable of doing these four things simultaneously. Due to the fact that the changing world demands that English speakers develop a high listening skill to be effective in English communication in diverse situations, students need not only strategies for the listening ability but also to gain confidence, practice and opportunities to growas listeners. There are many institutions that are available for those who want to learn English as a second language for example the University of El Salvador specifically the Foreign Language Department is in charge to prepare students to get the high english level required in this competitive world. Consequently a Bachelor of Arts career offered by this department must be able to perform the English listening skill practice in authentic situations those that learners are likely to encounter when they use the language outside the classroom. Therefore, it is essential to identify the didactic resources that teachers from Foreign Language Department [continua]

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