A Study of English Listening Barrier and Effective Solutions

Yang LIU, Xue BAI, Lei HAN, Zihan GAO


Listening is an important part in the process of English learning. However, for most L2 English learners, listening barrier is a long-term problem and hard to overcome. Based on questionnaires, practice in class and listening tests for sophomore English majors in our university, this paper analyzes the main reasons of students’ listening barrier and provides effective solutions to help improve college students’ listening ability, both English majors’ and non-English majors’.


English listening barrier, Reasons, Effective solutions.


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