Listen Up! (or should it be down…)

The topic of this month’s Academic Reading Group (ARG) was listening with a focus on bottom up and top down strategies. Top down processing is ‘the use of background knowledge in understanding the …

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  1. Betsy Melliger says:

    Hi Dave
    Yes, listening is extremely important. In fact, it is how first language is acquired first and foremost – by listening to the mother (father) and imitating. In second-language learning, top-down and bottom-up skills will enhance and accelerate learning.


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